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Leaders focus on academics, university fees

Leaders focus on academics, university fees

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President Savannah Rogers and ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem announced a 100-day plan last week, outlining 10 goals for their administration to accomplish as they begin their time in office. Goal number three calls for the creation of a fiscal health plan in regards to student fees. This,...

ASWSU leaders begin new term

ASWSU leaders begin new term

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President Savannah Rogers and ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem began their terms Saturday evening, taking the helm as the leaders of WSU’s student body. Rogers and Parchem started their year in the highest offices of undergraduate student government after former President Jordan Frost and...

Rogers and Parchem release ASWSU 100-day plan

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU President Savannah Rogers and ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem released their 100-day plan earlier tonight. The plan outlines ten goals for the administration’s first 100 days in office. The list comes after “months of speaking with students, attending RSO meetings, sending out an al...

Granite Point clean-up planned for tomorrow

Granite Point clean-up planned for tomorrow

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

WSU and the University of Idaho will host a group clean-up of Granite Point tomorrow following the closure of the nature area after a weekend of heavy usage left the popular party location littered with trash and graffiti. The WSU Outdoor Recreation Center announced the clean-up on their Instagram...

Student gov’t leaders part ways

Student gov’t leaders part ways

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase

After graduating, the outgoing ASWSU executives will be heading their separate ways, but the end of their undergraduate careers does not mark the end of their friendship. “I’ll be the first on the invite list to his wedding,” former ASWSU President Jordan Frost said. “You’...

ASWSU confirms committee chairs

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

April 27, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

The 47th ASWSU Senate confirmed several committee chairs, many of which hope to bring in new members, at its last meeting of the year Wednesday night. Nallely Sanchez-Aguilar and Ricardo Aquino, co-chairs of Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, said their priorities for the coming year involve...

5k raises thousands for Cougar Health Fund

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

The Pullman and WSU communities raised about $4,250 in the Cougar Courage 5k for an endowment that funds sexual assault prevention and mental health awareness. The 5k, which 125 participants completed in about 30 minutes, started and ended at the WSU Outdoor Recreation Center on Sunday morning. Former...

Organizations experience S&A funding decrease as staff costs rise

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Most groups received a cut to their services and activities fees request for the 2018-19 academic year after the S&A Committee decided on a 2.5-percent blanket cut in an effort to reduce student fees. Health & Wellness Services is among the groups that received this cut, amounting to $8,000...

ASWSU approves executive stipends, confirms committee chairs

ASWSU approves executive stipends, confirms committee chairs

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU Senate met to approve next year’s executive stipends and confirm several committee chairs at its weekly meeting Wednesday. President Savannah Rogers appointed 15 cabinet members who receive between $1,000 and $2,250 per semester. She said the total budget for next school year’s executive...

Student leaders inaugurated

Student leaders inaugurated

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President-elect Savannah Rogers and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem were officially sworn into office during the 23rd Annual Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction ceremony Tuesday. Rogers said her administration is eager to serve the WSU community by empowering students, increasing...

GPSA, Transit react to S&A cuts

GPSA, Transit react to S&A cuts

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, Transparency, WSU

University entities that rely on Services and Activities fees as a source of revenue for the most part received less than they asked for as student leaders pushed for scaling back student fees. At the beginning of April, these organizations came before the Services and Activities Fee Committee with...

ASWSU Vancover election invalid

ASWSU Vancover election invalid

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Vancouver

WSU Vancouver’s student government will go without a president- and vice president-elect until a special election. The ASWSU Pullman Judicial Board ruled the March 7 electoral win for President-elect Vince Chavez and Vice President-elect Davina Cepeda invalid, citing Cepeda’s role on the Election...

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