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Rogers-Parchem liable for unlawful posters

Rogers-Parchem liable for unlawful posters

BREANNE SEARING and FORREST HOLT

March 22, 2018


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

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...

Former Election Board member claims flawed election

Former Election Board member claims flawed election

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 21, 2018


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

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...

WSU sues over Cosmic Crisp

WSU sues over Cosmic Crisp

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU, WSU Pullman campus

WSU filed a countersuit in response to a lawsuit brought against the university by an agriculture technology company over a new variety of apple. A lawsuit filed in King County by Phytelligence on Feb. 26 claims that WSU broke the terms of their contract that deals with the Cosmic Crisp apple variety,...

Athlete sues over lost scholarship

Athlete sues over lost scholarship

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Administration, Crime, News, Top-feature

Former WSU football player Zaire Webb sued Head Coach Mike Leach, the university and three administrators over his dismissal from the team in October of last year. Webb filed the lawsuit March 2 with the Whitman County Superior Court. The suit names WSU, Leach, Senior Financial Aid Adviser Andrew...

ASWSU to hold special election for CAHNRS

ASWSU to hold special election for CAHNRS

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 19, 2018


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

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...

Gilmore, Silva to lead GPSA

Gilmore, Silva to lead GPSA

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Top-feature

Graduate and Professional students chose Amir Gilmore as GPSA president and David Silva as vice president for the 2018-2019 school year on Thursday night. Gilmore and Silva ran uncontested, winning 436 of the 489 ballots cast for GPSA president and vice president. Gilmore has been a part of GPSA...

Students choose Rogers and Parchem

Students choose Rogers and Parchem

March 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature

Candidates Savannah Rogers and Tyler Parchem won the ASWSU presidential election Wednesday night by about 300 votes. About 2,300 votes went to Rogers and Parchem and about 2,000 to candidates Harald Hyllseth and Devon Holze, with just under 4,300 votes in total. Rogers and Parchem’s campaign...

Student Media fee passes, Evergreen to continue printing daily

Student Media fee passes, Evergreen to continue printing daily

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature

Undergraduate WSU students approved a referendum to increase fees in order to help fund the Office of Student Media, which houses The Daily Evergreen, the Chinook yearbook and the Visitors Magazine. The ballot measure passed with 50.8 percent of the vote, with 78 students tipping the scale. Undergraduate...

The Savannah Rogers and Tyler Parchem campaign

The Savannah Rogers and Tyler Parchem campaign

DEENA MIGLIAZZO, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature

Savannah Rogers and Tyler Parchem hope to use their positions as president and vice president of ASWSU, if elected, to launch specific prevention plans for sexual assault and gun violence to the forefront. Their campaign slogan “Working for Change” emphasizes the belief that students have a voice...

The Harald Hyllseth and Devon Holze campaign

The Harald Hyllseth and Devon Holze campaign

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2018


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

Harald Hyllseth and Devon Holze, who have five years of ASWSU experience between them, are running under the slogan, “embracing our communities.” Holze said it’s the promise to be there, listen and act. Hyllseth, who currently serves as the College of Communication senator, said they want to...

WSU faces lawsuit over data breach

WSU faces lawsuit over data breach

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, Safety, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU

Four people are bringing a class-action lawsuit against WSU, alleging they suffered identity theft after a hard drive containing sensitive information for more than 1 million people was stolen from a WSU facility in April. The lawsuit, which represents everyone affected by the security breach, argu...

High-ups earn six-figures

High-ups earn six-figures

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU

Editors Note: Clicking on the subheads before every section will open a new tab allowing readers to view the contracts in full.  Of the highest-earning employees at the university, football Head Coach Mike Leach, who is set to make $3.5 million in 2018, has seen some of the highest increases in pay. ...

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