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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,...

ASWSU, City Council hold joint meeting

ASWSU, City Council hold joint meeting

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2019


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

City Council and ASWSU members discussed several topics including a collaborative task force dedicated to expand mental health resources in a joint meeting on Wednesday in the Elson S. Floyd Cultural center. Ann Parks, city council member spoke about a collaborative group composed of WSU faculty staff, city...

ASWSU advocates for higher education funding

ASWSU advocates for higher education funding

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News

Students from all WSU campuses lobbied for higher education issues to Washington senators and representatives in Olympia during Coug Day at the Capitol. Kelly Marshall, ASWSU’s deputy director of legislative affairs, said ASWSU senates across WSU campuses sponsored over 100 students to attend. “What...

Committee works to create memorial service

Committee works to create memorial service

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2019


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

A guest speaker shared the WSU Mental Health Steering Committee’s plan to create an annual memorial service at the ASWSU meeting Wednesday night. Memorial service Rachel Oliver, administrative assistant of WSU Mental Health Steering Committee spoke about plans to create an annual memorial service...

ASWSU committee adopts 17 UNSD Goals

ASWSU committee adopts 17 UNSD Goals

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2019


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

ASWSU passed a bylaw that will adopt the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG) to promote awareness for global challenges. This bylaw applies for Committee Squared, which is the coalition of all ASWSU committee leaders. Trevor Alkire, president of ASWSU’s Environmental Sustai...

ASWSU halts bill that would affect elections

ASWSU halts bill that would affect elections

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU senators postponed passing a bill that would affect election codes and approved funding for the Kids’ Science and Engineering Day at Wednesday night’s meeting.   Bill to change election codes   ASWSU Honors Senator Hayden Arend said the bill he authored was aimed at rewriting contradictory el...

ASWSU creates blog for students, community

ASWSU creates blog for students, community

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Director of Community Affairs Keegan Otter spoke at the ASWSU meeting on Wednesday about creating a blog for students focused on activities to try around Pullman. The blog will be connected to the ASWSU website through a hyperlink, Otter said. He said the blog posts would be written and submitted...

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