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Frost, Kalt reflect on time in office

Frost, Kalt reflect on time in office

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President Jordan Frost and Vice President Garrett Kalt gave their State of the Association address Thursday evening, recapping their time as student government leaders and outlining their hopes for the future. Frost said he and Kalt got to work right away once they were elected to start making...

ASWSU bill aims to avoid unfair election

ASWSU bill aims to avoid unfair election

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen Reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU senators passed a bill that aims to discourage corruption in ASWSU elections at their weekly meeting. The “anti-corruption” amendment prevents appointed Election Board members from running for office within the same academic year they were on the board. Previously, the requirement was...

Presidents answer questions over coffee and cookies

Presidents answer questions over coffee and cookies

LINH NGUYEN and ZACH RUBIO

February 28, 2018


Filed under Administration, ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU President Kirk Schulz and ASWSU President Jordan Frost shared coffee and cookies with students in the CUB Tuesday afternoon as part of their Coffee with the Presidents outreach series. Schulz and Frost answered students’ questions about where sports funding is coming from, what will happen to...

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...

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