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ASWSU 2020: students chose Cohen & Doster

ASWSU 2020: students chose Cohen & Doster

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2020

Curtis Cohen and Sean Doster will be ASWSU President and Vice President for the 2020-2021 school year.  “I just want to thank everybody for all their support,” Cohen said. “[This last month] has been bittersweet. It’s been a long month.” The watch party room at Phi Kappa Sigma explo...

ASWSU unsure on plans after break

African Diaspora Association representatives requested funding for their Afrogala event. ADA is denied because they would have made a profit. The issue is tabled for the next meeting.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen ASWSU reporter

March 12, 2020

ASWSU’s future post spring break is uncertain, said Pro Tempore Hannah Martian in Wednesday night’s senate meeting.  Martian said that there are still bills that need to be passed and resolutions that need to go through. It is unknown how many senators plan on returning from break, she said.&n...

ASWSU 2020: Waddill and Velez-Fucal reflect on loss

Kylie Waddill and Donavyn Velez-Fucal hug and cry after they received a phone call from ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas telling them the results of the election. They lost 891 to 1,208.

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2020

Kylie Waddill and Donavyn Velez-Fucal lost the ASWSU election for President and Vice President for the 2020-2021 school year.  “It sucks,” Waddill said. “I hope that Curtis [Cohen] and Sean [Doster] do everything that they have said.” Waddill and Velez-Fucal lost by a vote of 891 to 1...

Contenders face off

Running mates Curtis Cohen and Sean Doster, left table, debates the topic of mental health resources against running mates Kylie Waddill and Donavan Velez-Fucal, right table, on Sunday night in the CUB Senior Ballroom.

LOREN NEGRON and JAKOB THORINGTON

March 9, 2020

The ASWSU presidential and vice presidential candidates debated about topics including student involvement, mental health and political participation during the general debate on Sunday, even answering a question asking if they were Taylor Swift fans. Kylie Waddill and Donavyn Velez-Fucal debated a...

ASWSU candidates: multicultural debate

From left to right: Curtis Cohen, Sean Doster, the two moderators, Kylie Waddill and Donavyn Velez-Fucal debate multicultural issues Thursday in the CUB.

JAKOB THORINGTON and LOREN NEGRON

March 6, 2020

Students from multicultural organizations on campus asked the ASWSU presidential candidates questions about leading underrepresented groups in the first presidential debate on Thursday.  Kylie Waddill and Donavyn Velez-Fucal debated against Curtis Cohen and Sean Doster. Both teams answered questio...

ASWSU keeps Martian in office

Administrative Assistant Albert James said he has been diminished for his position and attacked for his appearance by the senators.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2020

A vote of no confidence in ASWSU Senate Pro Tempore Hannah Martian's ability to continue her position failed 6-11 during the meeting Wednesday night. The voting was done anonymously by ballot after senator Connor Simmons said the people in the senate body were terrified of the repercussions of cast...

ASWSU 2020 Elections: Meet Your Candidates

ASWSU 2020 Elections: Meet Your Candidates

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2020

Riding a bike from Seattle to San Francisco taught Curtis Cohen how to have a step-by-step process, which is something he will take with him into his ASWSU presidential campaign.  “I wasn’t going to get to San Francisco in one day, but it was more of an accumulation of steps by steps,” Cohe...

ASWSU 2020 Elections: Waddill and Velez-Fucal

Candidates Kylie Waddill and Donavyn Velez-Fucal explain how their experiences inspired their ASWSU campaign, HOPE.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2020

Candidates Kylie Waddill and Donavyn Velez-Fucal explain how their experiences inspired their ASWSU campaign, HOPE. Hope, community, authenticity and inclusion are values an ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential candidate team plans to build their campaign on. Kylie Waddill, senior majoring in...

“An unhealthy and toxic work environment”

ASWSU Senator Connor Simmons, claims that during Pro Tempore Martian's time at ASWSU, he has received numerous personal attacks and emphasizes that her role should be an institutional steward for the senators, as part of a Judicial Board ruling, during the ASWSU meeting on Wednesday eveninG, at the CUB.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN and JAKOB THORINGTON

February 27, 2020

The motion to entertain the removal of ASWSU Pro Tempore Hannah Martian from office passed during the senate meeting on Wednesday after two senators filed complaints against her.  ASWSU Senator Jelani Christopher called for a vote of no confidence to remove Martian from her position. Christop...

ASWSU Judicial Board hears complaint against pro tempore

ASWSU Judicial Board hears complaint against pro tempore

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2020

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. Two ASWSU senators filed a complaint against senate Pro Tempore Hannah Martian. The ASWSU Judicial Board held a hearing for the complaint on Tuesday. Senators Connor Simmons and Oluwanifemi Shola-Dare filed the complaint regarding the pro...

ASWSU asked to confirm department

Farrin Johnson, junior communications major, is elected as the new Director for ASWSU’s communications team on Wednesday evening at the CUB.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2020

The ASWSU Senate meeting opened with a testimony from a representative of the executive staff asking the senate to confirm a four-person ASWSU Communications Department.  Ally Carney, associate justice of the ASWSU Judicial Board, said ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas had the right to include an...

ASWSU cancels debate; one of three teams drop

ASWSU cancels debate; one of three teams drop

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

February 19, 2020

One of the three ASWSU primary debate teams dropped out of the debate, canceling the event that was scheduled for Tuesday.  Election Board Chair Sarah Gorrell said presidential and vice-presidential candidates Ayden Garland-Miner and Sam King-Shaw dropped out of the debate.  According to one of...

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