The Daily Evergreen

Student gov’t unveils health endowment

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU officially rolled out its new Cougar Health Fund on Monday. The fund, which is set up through the WSU Foundation, will hold a pool of money available to student groups looking to set up mental health and sexual assault prevention programs. “This endowment was created by students, for students,...

ASWSU, city talk community issues

ASWSU, city talk community issues

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


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

ASWSU senators and city officials discussed a number of community issues, including the international situation that has led to Pullman residents being unable to recycle glass, during a special joint meeting Wednesday. Eileen Macoll, the Pullman representative on the Whitman County Solid Waste Advisory...

S&A Committee makes blanket 2.5 percent cut

S&A Committee makes blanket 2.5 percent cut

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2018


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

The Student and Activities Fee Committee voted to reduce next years S&A fee contributions for all applicants, with the exception of ASWSU, during a 6.5 hour meeting Wednesday night. The committee cut 2.5 percent from base requests, with the exception of the three ASWSU groups and Transportati...

ASWSU committee conducts internal review

ASWSU committee conducts internal review

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU executive team is working to fulfill campaign promises by completing the first internal review of the organization in decades. ASWSU Vice President Garrett Kalt said the internal review was an opportunity for the organization to reflect on the year and improve. At the start of their administration,...

Student gov’t leaders reply to protest

Student gov’t leaders reply to protest

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

After a group of students staged a sit-in demanding the impeachment of President-elect Savannah Rogers and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem, the two announced they would hold two open forums April 10 - 11 to listen to what students want from their administration and to discuss their 100-day plan. Demonstrators...

ASWSU votes to support marginalized students

ASWSU votes to support marginalized students

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU senators passed a resolution urging WSU faculty, staff, multicultural committees and administration to meet and create a plan for fighting issues marginalized people face. According to the resolution, passed at the Senate meeting Wednesday, current campus culture allows micro-aggressions against...

Demonstrators protest ASWSU president-elect

Demonstrators protest ASWSU president-elect

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature

The election may be over, but ASWSU President-elect Savannah Rogers’ and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem’s victory is still being called into question. A small group of students staged a sit-in before an ASWSU Senate meeting and demanded Rogers’ and Parchem’s impeachment. Those who participate...

New VP focuses on finance

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Current All Campus Sen. Tyler Parchem’s run for ASWSU’s second-highest post was far more successful than his first bid for office in student government. The political science sophomore ran for the uncertified senator position last year, but the Senate voted against appointing him to the vacant...

Rogers-Parchem liable for unlawful posters

Rogers-Parchem liable for unlawful posters

BREANNE SEARING and FORREST HOLT

March 22, 2018


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

The ASWSU Election Board found that President-elect Savannah Rogers and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem were responsible for “unauthorized” posters that one of their campaign supporters’ printed using university resources. After the hearing Thursday night, the board voted to fine Rogers and Parchem $1...

ASWSU supports sexual assualt investigation resolution

ASWSU supports sexual assualt investigation resolution

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU senators passed a resolution asking WSU officials to implement a policy that would remove sexual history as a factor in student conduct proceedings. The policy is one of 32 recommendations a WSU task force made for the Student Conduct process after a year-long review. The task force consisted...

Former Election Board member claims flawed election

Former Election Board member claims flawed election

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 21, 2018


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

A member of the ASWSU Election Board resigned soon after the election, saying the student government failed to look into possible violations and problems with voting. Mariela Frias, a second-year communication major, stepped down from her post on the Election Board on March 10, the Saturday following...

Election Board to hear campaign poster dispute

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU Election Board will hold a hearing Thursday night to gather testimony regarding a potential misuse of an outside group’s resources in support of a campaign. ASWSU Business College Sen. Ryan O’Dea, who supported President-elect Savannah Rogers and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem, allegedly...

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