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New myWSU website aims for usability

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

WSU has been working on updating the myWSU website to create a new interface design, which should be available to students this summer. The myWSU main page will feature tiles, each leading students to their personalized data. With the new update, students will be able to access the information...

Senator seeks change from inside

Senator seeks change from inside

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen assistant news editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU Senate did not appoint Lindsay Schilperoort the first time she applied to fill a vacancy representing students in the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences. She applied a second time after encouragement from another student leader and took her seat on the Senate in September...

Schulz, Frost to interact with students in CUB

YASMEEN WAFAI, REBECCA WHITE

February 26, 2018


Filed under Administration, ASWSU, News

WSU President Kirk Schulz and ASWSU President Jordan Frost will be answering questions and listening to thoughts, concerns and ideas from students over complimentary coffee Tuesday in the CUB. This will be the first Coffee with the Presidents event of the year, but Frost tweeted there will be two...

ASWSU supports absolving good Samaritans

ASWSU supports absolving good Samaritans

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU Senate passed a resolution encouraging WSU officials to withhold punishment for students who contact emergency services for incidents related to alcohol use. The resolution, which they discussed at their weekly meeting, states that students in residence halls often fear calling for help...

Senator stresses civic participation, transparency

Senator stresses civic participation, transparency

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

All Campus Sen. Gavin Pielow ran for ASWSU Senate in the spring of 2017, hoping to find a way to get more people involved in student government and local politics. Pielow has since crafted legislation intended to avoid conflicts of interest in the student government, criticized mandatory fee proposals...

ASWSU passes resolution, elects delegates

ASWSU passes resolution, elects delegates

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU senators unanimously passed a resolution honoring the life of famous broadcaster Keith Jackson at their weekly meeting Wednesday. The resolution, authored by College of Communication Sen. Harald Hyllseth, highlights Jackson’s various accomplishments throughout his life. An Edward R. Murrow...

ASWSU pres wanted students to vote

ASWSU pres wanted students to vote

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Though the ASWSU Senate rejected a proposed mandatory $265 sports pass, the student leaders who led the effort to get it on the ballot saw the fee as a way to make students’ payment to Athletics more transparent. The referendum would have required every undergraduate to pay $265, generating an additional...

Senator brings DREAMers to forefront

Senator brings DREAMers to forefront

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Sen. Itzel Trejo, who represents Arts and Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy, ran for ASWSU Senate in early 2017, looking to make a difference. “I knew that if I wanted to make things happen, I would have to run for a position like this,” the junior political science and Spanish major...

ASWSU delegate to host forum for freshmen Tuesday

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU will host a town hall Tuesday specifically for helping first-year students get connected with a range of resources, including housing and health. Freshman delegate Blake Gurney, a chemistry major, will host the town hall at 7 p.m. in Butch’s Den. In a statement provided by Public Relations...

Senators will run for president

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Two pairs of ASWSU Senators announced their candidacies for president and vice president of the student government Thursday. All Campus Sen. Savannah Rogers announced she would run for president with All Campus Sen. Tyler Parchem as her running mate. College of Communication Sen. Harald Hyllseth announced...

Sports pass voted down

Sports pass voted down

ANGELICA RELENTE and REBECCA WHITE

February 7, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature

ASWSU opted to not put a referendum on the ballot that would have replaced WSU Athletic’s Services and Activities fees with a mandatory $265 annual sports pass at their meeting Wednesday. After discussion and testimony from students and athletic officials, 11 senators were in favor of the mandatory spo...

ASWSU to consider mandatory sports pass referendum

ASWSU to consider mandatory sports pass referendum

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Sports

ASWSU will consider putting a referendum on the ballot to consolidate athletic fees by requiring students to buy a $265 annual sports pass. The referendum would remove the current Service and Activities fees that currently go to athletics, which amounted to about $750,000 this school year, according to...

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