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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

ASWSU hears updates from Executive staff, passes several bills

ASWSU hears updates from Executive staff, passes several bills

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2022

ASWSU Executive Assistant Lauren Moffat spoke to the 51st Senate at their Wednesday night meeting about some of the things she accomplished during her time on the Executive team.  This semester, Moffat...

Political science major Jelani Christopher was instrumental in establishing the Cougar Food Pantry during his time on the ASWSU Senate.

Former ASWSU Senator joins Teach for America

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2022

Jelani Christopher has been learning the ins and outs of student government at WSU, with hopes to eventually influence widespread change in the U.S. government.  Christopher, senior political science...

New ASWSU Senate meets for first time 

New ASWSU Senate meets for first time 

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2022

*Editor's note: this story has been udpated to remove inaccurate information about Palouse Ridge Golf Course's water usage.  The 52nd ASWSU Senate met for the first time following the 51st Senate meeting...

Besides several members of Sherry’s fraternity who abstained from the vote, every other senator voted in favor of starting the impeachment process for both individuals.  

‘This is the ASWSU way: don’t solve the problem, just send someone out to publicly lie about it’

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2022

ASWSU Senators moved to begin the impeachment process for Ben Sherry, ASWSU director of university affairs, and Jessica Sheets, ASWSU director of inclusion, diversity, and veteran affairs, for creating...

Patrick said the comments and allegations made do not represent what ASWSU stands for and who they are as a group.

ASWSU President Brian Patrick addresses recent allegations

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 13, 2022

ASWSU President Brian Patrick said he is sincere in his apologies regarding the recent allegations made by All-Campus Senator Nikolai Sublett. The allegations were made several weeks ago at the end...

Cleofa Vargas was recently elected as the Carson College of Business Senator.

Number of ASWSU Senate candidates at record low

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter April 12, 2022

This March’s ASWSU Senate elections had a record-low number of candidates, with only six people running for office. This is considered a low number for ASWSU Senate races, said ASWSU Pro Tempore Katie...

The Services and Activities Fee committee voted to increase the fee to make up for declining tuition rates and increased inflation.

Services and Activities Fee Committee votes to increase fee to $559

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 11, 2022

Members of the Services and Activities Fee Committee voted to increase the fee from $540 to $559, hoping this 3.5% increase will offset declining enrollment rates and rising inflation. The Board of...

ASWSU Senator Jacob Martinez speaks during an ASWSU meeting, April 6, in the Compton Union Building.

ASWSU Senate makes statement about alleged homophobic comments 

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 8, 2022

The ASWSU Senate made a statement at their Wednesday night meeting regarding the recent allegations of homophobic comments made by the executive staff.  The Senate has requested that more serious...

Election Board discusses possible ASWSU election bylaw violations

Election Board discusses possible ASWSU election bylaw violations

LIAM CONNORS, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2022

Both ASWSU president and vice president tickets presented their sides regarding possible election bylaw violations during a public hearing on Tuesday. Vice President-elect Kiana Parsi defended a...

Fatimah Albaqshi, ASWSU director of community affairs, gives her input on the validity of alleged homophobic remarks in the executive team at an ASWSU Senate meeting, March 30, in the CUB.

ASWSU Senate hears updates from several directors

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2022

Fatimah Albaqshi, ASWSU director of community affairs, updated the Senate on her recent work at their Wednesday night meeting. Albaqshi thanked the current ASWSU Executive team for their constant...

ASWSU Pro Tempore Katie Carstens and Veterinary Medicine Senator Diana Rios at an ASWSU Senate meeting, March 23, in the CUB.

ASWSU Senators approve student technology fee allocation

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 25, 2022

ASWSU Senators approved the student technology fee allocation at their Wednesday night meeting.  Pro Tempore Katie Carstens spoke to the senate about the fee, which is used to help different groups...

ASWSU President-Elect Jacob Martinez hugs ASWSU vice president-elect Kiana Parsi as ASWSU President Brian Patrick and ASWSU Vice President Alexander Pan enter the room to deliver the news of their win. Martinez and Parsi found out about their victory at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Compton Union Building room 208.

Martinez, Parsi win ASWSU presidential race

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 23, 2022

The faces of WSU's student government are shifting after Jacob Martinez and Kiana Parsi won the ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential election Wednesday night. “Thank you so much. Me and Kiana...

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