The Daily Evergreen

Senate passes four bills, one resolution and two senator confirmations

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, Politics, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU Senate meeting took place from 5:30 - 9 p.m. on Wednesday, discussing many different bills and one resolution.There were two new Senate appointments for the Murrow College of Communication and the College of Arts and Sciences, Kyle Montgomery and Parker Ruehl respectively.A new Black Student ...

Committee to begin investigation into ISC exec

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU Senate brought up International Student Council (ISC) President Kevin Linquist’s possible impeachment for the first time since before winter break at Wednesday’s meeting, and decided to begin an internal investigation into whether Lindquist violated the WSU honor code.Before Thanksgiving brea...

Finance committee tables one funding request, denies three others

Finance committee tables one funding request, denies three others

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU finance committee heard four proposals on Tuesday for Crimson and Gray funding.The Crimson and Gray Fund was created last year to help finance events put on by Registered Student Organizations that do not directly receive funding from the Services and Activities committee (S&A).In order for an...

Council hears 2017-2018 budget requests

Council hears 2017-2018 budget requests

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

During its annual meeting on Sunday to hear proposals and make decisions on the 2017-2018 budget, the ASWSU Budget Council denied a request from the International Student Council (ISC) for a $5,650 increase.Within the ISC’s budget proposal, they had internally reallocated funds, taking money away from sever...

Senate hears proposal for increased health fee

Senate hears proposal for increased health fee

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU Senate heard a proposal yesterday for a Health & Wellness Services student fee of $204, a $20 increase from the current fee which accounts for 59 percent of the department’s revenue.Renee Coleman-Mitchell, executive director of Health & Wellness Services and Counseling and Psychological Services, pres...

Committee passes two bills to go to Senate

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU Rules Committee discussed a resolution at its meeting that would support a Washington bill holding WSU’s athletic department financially accountable.Resolution 46-11, written by Sen. Austin Brown, would give ASWSU’s support to Bill 5109 in the Washington State Legislature. Bill 5109 would r...

ASWSU bill to extend referendum deadlines passes with amendment

ASWSU bill to extend referendum deadlines passes with amendment

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

January 21, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

The bill to extend the referendum deadline passed at the ASWSU special Senate meeting Friday, after an hour and a half of discussion among the senators.Bill 46-27 passed with 12 senators in favor. Sens. Austin Brown and Kevin Schilling were the only two to vote against. The bill, along with an amendment, ...

Senate to discuss referendum deadline bill at special meeting Friday

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

January 19, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU Senate will hold a special meeting tomorrow at 5:15 p.m. in CUB 204, making up for the cancelled meeting on Wednesday.As of this morning, part of the special meeting will be spent discussing the bill that would impact ASWSU bylaws on referendums, making the deadline for student fee referen...

Bill may extend deadline for fee referendums

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

January 19, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU Internal Committee unanimously approved a bill on Tuesday that would move the deadline for submitting a referendum for the ASWSU election to 10 days before the election.The bill, authored by Senate Pro-Tempore Garvin Price and sponsored by the Internal Committee Vice Chair Victor Charoonsophon...

ASWSU votes for three new appointments

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen assistant news editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

There were three new appointments made during the ASWSU senate meeting Wednesday. Brad Hawkins was appointed as the new education chair. Hawkins said he feels his experience as a Beta Theta Pi executive member qualified him for the position and that he wanted to serve a larger community. Sena...

ISC president questions ASWSU ethics

By FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under ASWSU, News

The International Students’ Council (ISC) president called for more accountability among the student government at ASWSU’s Senate meeting yesterday.​At a Nov. 27 hearing, the ASWSU Judicial Board ruled President Kevin Lindquist’s termination of an ISC programming officer to be unconstitutional an...

Senate tables discussion on Lindquist impeachment

Senate tables discussion on Lindquist impeachment

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

December 1, 2016


Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU Senate will further discuss the possibility of the impeachment of International Students’ Council (ISC) president Kevin Lindquist at a future meeting.All-Campus Sen. Matthew Morrow encouraged the Senate to wait to discuss details until the process and justification of impeachment is clea...

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