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ASWSU shares potential recycling changes

ASWSU shares potential recycling changes

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2018

ASWSU Environmental Sustainability Alliance spoke about plastic waste and recycling alternatives at the Pullman City Council meeting Tuesday night. ASWSU ESA plans to provide curbside composting as an option for chapter houses and will be working with WSU waste management and Pullman Disposal Service,...

ASWSU Senate moves to protect student interns, discusses voting, mental health

ASWSU Senate moves to protect student interns, discusses voting, mental health

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2018

At the ASWSU Senate meeting Wednesday, senators and guest speakers discussed mental health, voter registration and passed a new resolution to protect unpaid student interns. Mike Leach and student mental health Football Head Coach Mike Leach spoke on behalf of WSU Athletics at his presentation...

Senate talks discrimination, pedestrian safety

Senate talks discrimination, pedestrian safety

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2018

ASWSU members and student government officials discussed topics including Executive Policy 15, emergency messaging and pedestrian safety at Wednesday night’s meeting. Message from the dean of students WSU is in search of a new dean of students as Kathy MacKay prepares to step down from the po...

RDA could be used at off-campus locations

RDA could be used at off-campus locations

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2018

WSU may update its RDA program to allow students to use the money at more places on campus and around Pullman. Right now, RDA is only available at the dining halls, select on-campus markets and some chain dining options like Starbucks and Freshens. ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem spoke on the...

ASWSU holds Q&A session for students

ASWSU holds Q&A session for students

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2018

The ASWSU Executive Branch held a question-and-answer event and touched on topics such as the local community and veterans Thursday in the CUB. Students had the opportunity to ask the panel questions in person or through social media. Questions were geared towards what projects ASWSU has been working...

ASWSU talks cultural competency, transportation

ASWSU talks cultural competency, transportation

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 26, 2018

At the ASWSU Senate meet­ing Wednesday night, student government officials discussed topics including transportation, hate speech and cultural appro­priation. Cultural appropriation Synthia Alcantar, arts and sci­ence senator for ASWSU, is start­ing the process to work with the Office for E...

ASWSU Senate talks voter registration, appropriation

ASWSU Senate talks voter registration, appropriation

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018

Amir Gilmore, president of Graduate and Professional Student Association, urged the ASWSU Senate to take a stand regarding the recent controversy in which members of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity were accused of cultural appropriation. The criticism came after a video surfaced of members wearing...

Freshmen mentorship program introduced to student government

Freshmen mentorship program introduced to student government

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018

A new mentorship program for incoming freshmen was presented to ASWSU on Wednesday evening as a way for students to become engaged on campus. “I think first-year programs are important, they are what make stu­dents stay here at WSU,” ASWSU President Savannah Rogers said. “It creates a community...

New website allows students to get involved

New website allows students to get involved

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018

A website created by GPSA, ASWSU and the Division of Student Affairs is now available to students on campus who want to try and get more involved. The goal for the website is to encourage students to approach student groups and start networking early on in their college career. “It empowers students...

WSU health affected by large influx of freshmen

WSU health affected by large influx of freshmen

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018

At an ASWSU meeting Wednesday night, Executive Director Renee Coleman-Mitchell from Cougar Health Services updated student government officials on the state of Cougar Health. The program is looking to fill several positions for psychological services and one medical doctor, she said. “There’s...

ASWSU senators, executives self-regulate mandatory suicide awareness training

ASWSU senators, executives self-regulate mandatory suicide awareness training

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN and RACHEL SUN

August 29, 2018

ASWSU senators and executives will now be required to go to to Campus Connect training, student leaders announced at a meeting Wednesday. Campus Connect is a best practice program for the Suicide Prevention Resource Center and helps participants recognize warning signs and risk factors for suicide. In...

ASWSU Senate confirms director positions

ASWSU Senate confirms director positions

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen Assistant New Editor

August 22, 2018

The ASWSU Senate confirmed several directors and co-directors for the semester at the first general meeting of the 2018-19 school year yesterday evening. The director of community affairs, co-director of diversity and inclusion, co-deputy director of communication and director of health and safety...

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