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ASWSU to announce election bylaw decision Wednesday

ASWSU to announce election bylaw decision Wednesday

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, Local elections, News

The ASWSU Judicial Board will announce its decision on an election bylaw interpretation request Wednesday. The three students who filed the request were Election Board Chair Bradley Warren, and Sens. Lindsay Schilperoort and Savannah Rogers. They met with the Judicial Board on Friday to discuss the...

Delegate aims to establish more inclusive voting

Delegate aims to establish more inclusive voting

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Hayden Arend, ASWSU Honors Delegate, first got involved in student government after being prompted by the WSU Aerospace Club president when the delegate seat was vacated. Arend, a junior chemical engineering major from Anchorage, Alaska, said he wanted to be in ASWSU to serve students and bring their...

Media fee on ballot, cuts delayed

Media fee on ballot, cuts delayed

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase

The Student Media Board decided to wait until after students vote on a student fee referendum to make any decisions regarding production cuts Wednesday evening. ASWSU unanimously voted to put the fee on the ballot later that night. If the referendum passes, students would be charged $5 fall and spring...

ASWSU approves three referendums for ballot

ASWSU approves three referendums for ballot

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU senators unanimously passed a resolution in support of an unamended DREAM Act at their weekly meeting. One of the authors, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Pharmacy Sen. Itzel Trejo, said the DREAM Act is important for many WSU students. “It’s...

Cultural competency could expand to new students

Cultural competency could expand to new students

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under Administration, ASWSU, News

Another WSU program could join the ranks of violence prevention, substance abuse and consent education courses for incoming students. Students and university officials have created a work group that will build a plan for implementing mandatory cultural competency training in either new student orientation...

Lawmakers consider revising S&A fee restrictions

Lawmakers consider revising S&A fee restrictions

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen assistant news editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Politics, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Spokane

State legislators are considering a bill to separate Services and Activities fees — which pay for campus resources such as the Women’s Resource Center and the CUB — from the rise and fall of tuition rates. Current state law limits the amount students can increase their S&A fees to whatever...

ASWSU looks to fund violence prevention

ASWSU looks to fund violence prevention

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Violence prevention programs on campus are facing low staff and a loss of funding, but ASWSU is looking to keep the programs alive. After having conversations with Health & Wellness, ASWSU Vice President Garrett Kalt and President Jordan Frost decided they could gather support for violence prevention...

Board to discuss cutting Evergreen

Board to discuss cutting Evergreen

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

To address budget shortfalls, the Student Media Board will revisit the possibility of print cuts to The Daily Evergreen today. At a Jan. 10 meeting, the Student Media Board voted to cut all print production of The Summer Evergreen and delayed a decision on print cuts this semester until more information...

Server issues didn’t impact turnout, chair says

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News

Despite server issues during the special election, the ASWSU election chair said it did not negatively impact voter turnout. Election board chair Bradley Warren said 7 percent of the entire student body voted. He s was pleasantly surprised at the turnout with students having less than a day to vote....

ASWSU special election winners react

ASWSU special election winners react

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2018


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

ASWSU held a special election Friday looking to fill six vacancies on the Senate in the All Campus, Uncertified, Business, Arts and Sciences and Education positions. After winning the position as Senator of the College of Arts and Sciences, Jacob Lizarraga said he hopes to spread awareness about issues...

Senator aims to be voice for student vets

Senator aims to be voice for student vets

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

James Dalton, a junior political science major, moved to Pullman from Las Vegas, where he finished out a four-year stint in the Army. Dalton’s first involvement with student government was joining the Student Veterans Committee. He later became vice president of the committee and still holds the position. Since...

ASWSU polls open online until 11 p.m. today

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, Local elections, News, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU election poll website was momentarily down, and is now back online. Voting closes at 11 p.m. tonight, and students can cast their votes at http://studentvote.wsu.edu. There are a total of six vacant positions on the senate, including two All Campus, two representing the Carson College of Business, one representing ...

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