The Daily Evergreen

ASWSU discusses funding, social media

ASWSU discusses funding, social media

TAYLOR CARNESS, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU and guest speakers discussed social media conduct of senators, as well as funding for the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club and the African Friendship Association’s events during their regular Wednesday meeting. During the public testimony of the meeting, Malik Dreher, president of Black Men Making...

‘Our voices will shatter stigmas’

‘Our voices will shatter stigmas’

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

A hand-lettered banner draped below a row of drawings and paintings read: “Sometimes we have to take things in our own hands. Sometimes that is ourselves.” WSU students and community members submitted the gallery of artwork for "Project Fearless," an event aimed at illuminating problems of sexual...

New freshman requirements approved by ASWSU

New freshman requirements approved by ASWSU

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

An amendment to a bill requiring freshman delegates to complete two outreach hours each month was approved during an ASWSU meeting Wednesday. Written by freshman delegate Blake Gurney, the purpose of this amendment is to provide more opportunities for delegates to connect to their constituents. “We...

Resources offered for veterans on campus

Resources offered for veterans on campus

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Mental health for veterans is a legislative and community priority for groups on campus. James Dalton, ASWSU senator and vice president of the Student Veterans Committee, said the primary focus of the committee is to bring to light issues that veterans face and to promote veterans on campus. He said...

ASWSU approves retention counselor resolution

ASWSU approves retention counselor resolution

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

In response to cuts to retention counselors in Multicultural Student Services, ASWSU approved a resolution calling on university administration to hire more faculty from diverse backgrounds. Uncertified Senator Leonard Covarrubias spoke in support of the resolution, and said it was in response to...

Most departments received requested S&A funding

Most departments received requested S&A funding

TAYLOR CARNESS, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU recently released the 2017-2018 Services and Activities fee allocations, showing the distribution of funding to non-academic departments and organizations. S&A fees are a part of payments, outside of tuition, that are charged to all WSU students. This year, fees add up to $548 per full time...

ASWSU votes down GPA bill

ASWSU votes down GPA bill

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

A bill to raise the required grade point average of all current and incoming ASWSU Senate members was voted down during their regular meeting Wednesday. ASWSU Senators discussed raising the grade point average to qualify and continue to be a part of senate from 2.3 to 2.5. A higher GPA would provide...

ASWSU hosts fire and police forums

ASWSU hosts fire and police forums

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen news editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, Pullman Community

WSU students will have an opportunity to offer their ideas on off-campus winter break parking to the Pullman Police Department during a public forum tomorrow evening. The police department will livestream the meeting, starting at 5 p.m. in Chinook Student Center, Room 150, on its Facebook page. To...

Multicultural programs to face budget cuts

Multicultural programs to face budget cuts

LINH NGUYEN and REBECCA WHITE

October 18, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Every seat in the audience and the ASWSU Senate was filled as Vice President of Student Affairs Mary Jo Gonzales explained that like the university, the Office of Student Affairs is facing an unsustainable deficit, a deficit leaders are looking to reduce by cutting from multicultural student programs. Gonzales...

UW offering ASWSU Global tickets that were originally denied

UW offering ASWSU Global tickets that were originally denied

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

University of Washington is offering ASWSU Global 80 group tickets for the Apple Cup, ASWSU Global Adviser CeCe Smith said. The tickets were denied by a sales representative earlier this month. “They are adjusting the cost we spent, and we are now getting to spend what we originally budgeted to...

ASWSU denied tickets by UW, emails show

ASWSU denied tickets by UW, emails show

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

In forwarded emails between University of Washington and ASWSU Global, it appeared that UW was only willing to sell Apple Cup tickets to Husky fans. The Evergreen obtained two separate chains of emails showing a conversation between a University of Washington ticket representative and ASWSU Global....

Choose costumes carefully, student leaders say

Choose costumes carefully, student leaders say

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

As Halloween comes closer, groups on campus reminded students of the harmful implications the costumes they wear can have on others during a presentation Thursday. Jayda Moore, a social justice peer educator, defined cultural appropriation as taking a part of a person’s or group’s culture out...

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