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Board hears allegations over campaign poster use

TYLER WATSON | Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2017

The ASWSU Judicial Board heard on Friday an allegation that presidential candidate Zachary Anders filed last week against his opponent, alleging the Frost-Kalt campaign wrongfully placed campaign materials in a classroom.Anders said Jordan Frost and Garrett Kalt violated a WSU bylaw that outlines wh...

ASWSU presidential debate to be held on Sunday

From staff reports

March 3, 2017

The two ASWSU executive tickets will go head to head in a debate, which is being put on by the Election Board on Sunday.Doors for the debate will open at 6 p.m., with the event starting at 7 p.m. in the CUB Senior Ballroom, Election Board chairwoman Kourtni Jefson said.The debate will be moderated by t...

Anders cleared of libel allegation

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

March 2, 2017

The ASWSU Judicial Board ruled at the Senate meeting Wednesday that the Anders-Amos campaign did not violate election bylaws when presidential candidate Zachary Anders tweeted what Jordan Frost called defamatory statements.This was the second of two rulings on allegations filed against the Ander-Amos...

Five senators confirmed properly, pro tempore says

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2017

The five ASWSU senators who were previously believed to have been confirmed incorrectly were in fact properly appointed, according to the pro tempore’s interpretation of the bylaws.Garvin Price said that after careful consideration, he needed to interpret what exactly it meant to be “nominated” ...

A decade of ASWSU election violation allegations

HALEY DONWERTH | Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2017

So far this year, four total election violation allegations have been filed against both ASWSU presidential tickets, while within the last 11 years more than 20 allegations were filed collectively.Three violation allegations were filed last year, two by former ASWSU presidential candidate Kevin Lindquist sho...

Co-workers voice concerns over ISC president

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2017

Testimony from current and former International Student Council (ISC) executives states that President Kevin Lindquist has “bullied, disrespected and threatened fellow students” in his time as the head of the council.The impeachment hearing against Lindquist has yet to be scheduled, but the eviden...

Profiles of the 2017 ASWSU presidential tickets

HALEY DONWERTH and CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporters

February 27, 2017

Zachary Anders and Kai Amos{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="e28000fc-fcba-11e6-ad94-cf28451f5174"}}Zachary Anders and Kai Amos declared student fees, university accountability and participatory leadership to be the main concerns of their campaign.Anders said he thinks the amount of mandatory fees WSU stud...

Internal committee recommends impeachment for ISC president, freezes organization

From staff reports

February 23, 2017

The ASWSU Internal Committee recommended impeachment for International Student Council (ISC) President Kevin Lindquist at the Senate meeting yesterday and froze the organization's charter at their committee meeting Feb. 17.The freeze means that ISC members are not able to operate officially as an organi...

‘No human being is illegal’

‘No human being is illegal’

HALEY DONWERTH and ROSEMARIE BLUME | Evergreen reporters

February 23, 2017

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="e065f018-f9a1-11e6-b9c8-73504b11f15f"}}An ASWSU resolution in support of undocumented students passed at the Senate meeting Wednesday, with 17 WSU community members voicing their opinions during public testimony.“We are here today to take the stance that we are going...

Judicial Board rules ASWSU presidential candidate violated election bylaw

From staff reports

February 23, 2017

The ASWSU Judicial Board unanimously ruled that presidential candidate Zachary Anders was in violation of the ASWSU bylaws for changing his personal Twitter account to function as his official campaign account on Feb. 10.This was in violation of ASWSU bylaw 610.08, Chief Justice Eden Kelshaw said at W...

Board hears allegations over Twitter use

Board hears allegations over Twitter use

TYLER WATSON and SARAH OLSEN | Evergreen reporter and news editor

February 22, 2017

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="19328e96-f8cc-11e6-9e3f-93ee3abc67f3"}}The ASWSU Judicial Board held two hearings yesterday regarding the two election violation allegations filed against presidential candidate Zachary Anders.The board will decide on the two cases over the next few days and release its rul...

Five Senate confirmations conflicted with bylaws

Five Senate confirmations conflicted with bylaws

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter

February 16, 2017

The ASWSU Senate realized at its meeting Wednesday that it has improperly confirmed senators for the entire school year and has not operated in accordance with its bylaws.According to the bylaws in section 217.01, after a vacancy in the Senate opens up, the ASWSU president and vice president must hold...

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