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Frias-Gomez , Naputo react to election results

Frias-Gomez , Naputo  react to election results

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, Local, News, Photo of the Week, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Mariela Frias-Gomez and Camille Naputo ran on the slogan “IMAGINE” for their 2019 ASWSU campaign. They gathered with friends and supporters Wednesday evening to await election results at the Northside Residence Hall. With just over 2000 votes, Frias-Gomez and Naputo’s campaign did not earn enough ...

ASWSU Senate meeting canceled

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU meeting scheduled for March 6 was canceled due to not having a quorum. There has to be at least two-thirds of its seated membership present to take binding action on scheduled items on the agenda. Lindsay Schilperoort, ASWSU Senate pro tempore said 12 senators out of 19 were available...

Berkompas, Prescott look to future as new ASWSU executives

Berkompas, Prescott look to future as new ASWSU executives

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Quinton Berkompas and Jhordin Prescott campaign received over 2,400 votes, which won them the ASWSU election. Out of the total votes cast, 52.3 percent of students voted for Berkompas and Prescott, according to the official election results. Berkompas and Prescott held an election viewing party...

Presidential, vice presidential tickets debate on student issues

Presidential, vice presidential tickets debate on student issues

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature

This year's ASWSU presidential and vice presidential candidates debated issues facing WSU students, like mental health, sexual assault and transparency and accountability within ASWSU. Presidential candidate Mariela Frias-Gomez and her running mate Camille Naputo put an emphasis on making ASWSU a ...

Judicial Board redacts injunction on multicultural debate

Judicial Board redacts injunction on multicultural debate

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature

The ASWSU Judicial Board filed an injunction, or a legal order, to halt a multicultural debate for presidential candidates hours before it was scheduled to occur. Patrick Granger, WSU student, said he filed a motion on Saturday to suspend a debate hosted by Run WSU in association with four multicultural...

A guide to the 2019 ASWSU senate election

A guide to the 2019 ASWSU senate election

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature

Students across campus are competing for a seat at the ASWSU senate. Six seats are up for grabs for Senate At-Large, four for undeclared, three for arts and sciences, two for business, one for College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences,  one for education, one for engineering and architecture,...

The Mariela Frias-Gomez and Camille Naputo campaign

The Mariela Frias-Gomez and Camille Naputo campaign

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Mariela Frias-Gomez and Camille Naputo want students to feel that ASWSU is open and inclusive to all students. “A lot of students see us as the multicultural ticket because we are two women of color,” Frias-Gomez said. “But we have been involved in other organizations and communities that are...

The Quinton Berkompas and Jhordin Prescott campaign

The Quinton Berkompas and Jhordin Prescott campaign

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Running partners Quinton Berkompas and Jhordin Prescott are hoping to bring a fresh viewpoint to WSU. “Too many students don’t feel like ASWSU is truly representing them, and [Prescott] and I offer a new perspective where we can bridge that divide,” Berkompas said. Berkompas is the ASWSU...

ASWSU funds Springfest artists, decides location

ASWSU funds Springfest artists, decides location

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU senators approved funding for artists at Springfest, which has been moved to Beasley. Also during Wednesday night's meeting, the Department of Diversity and Inclusion presented to ASWSU regarding results of the multicultural fundraiser that happened on Tuesday. Approved Funding ASWSU approved $5,500 ...

ASWSU approves potential transit fee increase

ASWSU approves potential transit fee increase

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

WSU students might see a five percent increase in student transit fees. The ASWSU Senate approved this fee increase at Wednesday’s meeting. Matthew Winchell, Transit Advisory Group (TAG) member said TAG provides an oversight for the best practices to be used by the student transit program. TAG...

ASWSU senators pass resolution for transparency

ASWSU senators pass resolution for transparency

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU Senate passed a resolution calling for transparency with working groups and approved funding for Brown Style and International Mother Language Day events on Wednesday night. Resolution passed Senator A’Jenae Hardwell authored the resolution to hold working groups accountable and ensure tra...

Students declare ASWSU president, vice president candidacy

Students declare ASWSU president, vice president candidacy

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Two pairs announced their candidacies for president and vice president of ASWSU on Thursday through social media. Quinton Berkompas, deputy director of legislative affairs, announced he would run for president with running partner Jhordin Prescott, a Kappa Alpha Theta sorority member. Mariela Frias-Gomez,...

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