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ASWSU votes to support marginalized students

ASWSU votes to support marginalized students

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2018

ASWSU senators passed a resolution urging WSU faculty, staff, multicultural committees and administration to meet and create a plan for fighting issues marginalized people face. According to the resolution, passed at the Senate meeting Wednesday, current campus culture allows micro-aggressions against...

Demonstrators protest ASWSU president-elect

Demonstrators protest ASWSU president-elect

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2018

The election may be over, but ASWSU President-elect Savannah Rogers’ and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem’s victory is still being called into question. A small group of students staged a sit-in before an ASWSU Senate meeting and demanded Rogers’ and Parchem’s impeachment. Those who participate...

New VP focuses on finance

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 25, 2018

Current All Campus Sen. Tyler Parchem’s run for ASWSU’s second-highest post was far more successful than his first bid for office in student government. The political science sophomore ran for the uncertified senator position last year, but the Senate voted against appointing him to the vacant...

Rogers-Parchem liable for unlawful posters

Rogers-Parchem liable for unlawful posters

BREANNE SEARING and FORREST HOLT

March 22, 2018

The ASWSU Election Board found that President-elect Savannah Rogers and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem were responsible for “unauthorized” posters that one of their campaign supporters’ printed using university resources. After the hearing Thursday night, the board voted to fine Rogers and Parchem $1...

ASWSU supports sexual assualt investigation resolution

ASWSU supports sexual assualt investigation resolution

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2018

ASWSU senators passed a resolution asking WSU officials to implement a policy that would remove sexual history as a factor in student conduct proceedings. The policy is one of 32 recommendations a WSU task force made for the Student Conduct process after a year-long review. The task force consisted...

Former Election Board member claims flawed election

Former Election Board member claims flawed election

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 20, 2018

A member of the ASWSU Election Board resigned soon after the election, saying the student government failed to look into possible violations and problems with voting. Mariela Frias, a second-year communication major, stepped down from her post on the Election Board on March 10, the Saturday following...

Election Board to hear campaign poster dispute

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 20, 2018

The ASWSU Election Board will hold a hearing Thursday night to gather testimony regarding a potential misuse of an outside group’s resources in support of a campaign. ASWSU Business College Sen. Ryan O’Dea, who supported President-elect Savannah Rogers and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem, allegedly...

Election Board cancels ASWSU special elections

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2018

ASWSU will no longer hold a special election for College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Resource Sciences students. Bradley Warren, ASWSU Election Board chair, said Alec Solemslie, a junior School of Environment student who was running for CAHNRS senator, chose to withdraw from the special election...

ASWSU to hold special election for CAHNRS

ASWSU to hold special election for CAHNRS

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 18, 2018

ASWSU will hold a special election specifically for the College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Resource Sciences students, some of whom were not able to vote for their senator during the regular election earlier this month. Election Board Chair Bradley Warren said CAHNRS students will have another...

ASWSU Senate supports multicultural plaza plan

ASWSU Senate supports multicultural plaza plan

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2018

ASWSU senators passed a resolution in support of naming the plaza on top of Terrell Library the “Multicultural Greek Plaza” at its weekly meeting. The resolution urges WSU administration to dedicate the plaza to the multicultural Greek community at WSU to help bring attention to those organizations...

Hyllseth has high standards for pres, VP

Hyllseth has high standards for pres, VP

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2018

ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential candidates Harald Hyllseth and Devon Holze gathered with friends and supporters at Holze’s Greek chapter at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night to await election results. Their campaign earned just under 2,000 votes, about 46 percent of the total vote, according...

VetMed students excluded from vote for their senators

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018

Students in the College of Veterinary Medicine have been unable to vote for the four ASWSU Senate positions that represent them, in what students leaders from the college see as a denial of their fundamental rights. The college does not have its own senators, but shares joint positions with the College...

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