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ISC president awaits the Senate’s decision on his impeachment

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

November 29, 2016


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The International Student Council president, who is facing impeachment after allegations that he used an unconstitutional bylaw clause to remove an officer from the council, said the Judicial Board was unfair to him in refusing to reschedule his hearing.Programming Officer Leslie Rocha Roman presente...

Judicial board finds grounds for impeachment

Judicial board finds grounds for impeachment

Forrest Holt | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

November 17, 2016


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The ASWSU Judicial Board unanimously ruled the International Student Council (ISC) president’s removal of a programming officer to be unconstitutional at a hearing yesterday.“These transgressions are sufficient to warrant impeachment proceedings if deemed necessary by the ASWSU Senate,” said J...

Senate meets with Schulz to discuss Drive to 25

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

November 10, 2016


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President Kirk Schulz discussed the Drive to 25 and student fees, among other things, over dinner with the ASWSU Senate on Wednesday night at the Lewis Alumni Centre. Provost Dan Bernardo also shared his thoughts with the senators.A third of the Senate voted against a resolution to support the Drive t...

Senate supports Drive to 25, some dissent citing lack of student voice

Senate supports Drive to 25, some dissent citing lack of student voice

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

November 3, 2016


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Despite passionate opposition from a few senators, the ASWSU Senate passed a newly drafted version of the resolution to support President Kirk Schulz’s Drive to 25 initiative.The Senate referred the resolution to revise at its Oct. 5 meeting after multiple senators voiced concerns that the Drive to 25 did...

Senate approves funding requests for three student groups

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

October 27, 2016


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The ASWSU Senate voted in favor of providing $4,400 to the College Republicans to bring political commentator Steven Crowder to WSU in early December.Crowder used to be a contributor to Fox News and now hosts his own daily podcast called “Louder With Crowder.” The funding will help cover Crowder’s ...

Senate supports open-source initiatives

Senate supports open-source initiatives

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

October 13, 2016


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The ASWSU Senate passed a resolution to support the Office of the Provost’s open education initiatives at its meeting on Wednesday. The resolution supports the use of the OpenStax program to provide textbooks created with open-source material.This does not force professors to use a book that does ...

Judicial board leader seeks to add new position

Forrest Holt | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

October 12, 2016


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For the first time in a few years, all positions on the ASWSU’s judicial board have been filled and the chief justice is trying to add another position to the judicial branch.ASWSU’s judicial board exists to enforce and clarify the association’s constitution and bylaws.At the Senate’s Sept. 21...

Senate refers ‘Drive to 25’ initiative to external committee

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

October 6, 2016


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The ASWSU Senate sent a resolution to support the “Drive to 25” campaign back to the External Committee for further review at its meeting on Wednesday. President Kirk Schulz’s Drive to 25 campaign aims to establish WSU in the nation’s top 25 public research universities by 2030.Senator Kevin...

Senators postpone vote

Senators postpone vote

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 29, 2016


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The ASWSU Senate postponed selecting an all-campus senator after failing three times to reach a two-thirds vote at its meeting on Wednesday.Seth Hansen, Derrick Wallace and Yu Sum Cheung ran for the position. Upon the first vote, Hansen earned nine of 17 votes, while Wallace earned seven and Cheung earne...

This year’s ASWSU considered ‘cohesive’ by advisor and leadership

This year’s ASWSU considered ‘cohesive’  by advisor and leadership

Forrest Holt | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 27, 2016


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Members of the 46th ASWSU Senate receive praise for understanding the importance of persistence, passion and purpose.The Senate’s performance so far this academic year impressed ASWSU faculty adviser Rudy Trejo and Vice President Kyle Strachila, and they believe it will set the groundwork for future ...

ASWSU approves funding for student organization projects

ASWSU approves funding for student organization projects

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 22, 2016


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The ASWSU Senate unanimously voted at its meeting Wednesday to provide $3,000 to the United Greek Council for its Second Annual Professional Leadership Development Summit.The summit will feature workshops and a keynote speech targeted to develop the skills of multicultural students, said Jesus Hernan...

ASWSU approves academic honor code

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 15, 2016


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The ASWSU Senate unanimously passed a resolution at its meeting on Wednesday to include an honor statement in the university’s academic integrity code, so students can better understand what they agree to upon accepting admission to WSU.The Office of Student Conduct wants the honor statement to app...

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