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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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Election Board discusses possible ASWSU election bylaw violations

Election Board discusses possible ASWSU election bylaw violations

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor March 31, 2022

Both ASWSU president and vice president tickets presented their sides regarding possible election bylaw violations during a public hearing on Tuesday. Vice President-elect Kiana Parsi defended a...

ASWSU President-Elect Jacob Martinez hugs ASWSU vice president-elect Kiana Parsi as ASWSU President Brian Patrick and ASWSU Vice President Alexander Pan enter the room to deliver the news of their win. Martinez and Parsi found out about their victory at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Compton Union Building room 208.

Martinez, Parsi win ASWSU presidential race

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 23, 2022

The faces of WSU's student government are shifting after Jacob Martinez and Kiana Parsi won the ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential election Wednesday night. “Thank you so much. Me and Kiana...

Surrounded by campaign members and friends, Kjelt Visser receives a call from ASWSU Vice President Alexander Pan at 8 p.m. Wednesday in a collaboration room in The Spark: Academic Innovation Hub. Visser and his running mate, Sydney Finch, right, lost the ASWSU election by about 200 votes.

Finch, Visser lose ASWSU election

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Multimedia editor March 23, 2022

Sydney Finch and Kjelt Visser lost the ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential election by about 200 votes, as of Wednesday night. Visser received a phone call at 8 p.m. while waiting for election...

Jacob Martinez speaks during the ASWSU multicultural debate on March 21 in the CUB Senior Ballroom.

Martinez, Parsi discuss campaign at ASWSU multicultural debate

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 23, 2022

ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential candidates Jacob Martinez and Kiana Parsi discussed their experiences feeling underrepresented and their goals to increase representation for multicultural groups...

Sydney Finch speaks during the ASWSU multicultural debate on March 21, in the CUB Senior Ballroom.

Finch, Visser plan to establish relationships with multicultural student groups

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor March 23, 2022

ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential candidates Sydney Finch and Kjelt Visser addressed controversies and plans for improving multicultural engagement in the ASWSU multicultural debate Monday evening. Experience...

ASWSU President Brian Patrick and ASWSU Vice President Alexander Pan reflect on their time in office on March 3 in the Compton Union Building.

Patrick, Pan reflect on time in office

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter March 10, 2022

A meeting at a football game would eventually lead to a friendship and political partnership between ASWSU President Brian Patrick and Vice President Alexander Pan. “I’ve started to look back on...

All-Campus Senators Jacob Martinez and Kiana Parsi said a major focus for their campaign is representing all students at WSU.

Martinez, Parsi discuss campaign at ASWSU presidential debate

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 7, 2022

All-Campus Senators Jacob Martinez and Kiana Parsi spoke at the March 6 ASWSU presidential debate about their plans if elected as ASWSU president and vice president. Community Outreach Martinez and...

ASWSU members look forward to elections, reflect on Capitol event

ASWSU members look forward to elections, reflect on Capitol event

SHEILA JOHNSON February 4, 2022

ASWSU Senators discussed passing the torch to future leaders, a peer-led drug and alcohol committee and mental health resources during their meeting on Wednesday. ASWSU President Brian Patrick is working...

More information on open ASWSU positions can be found on its website.

ASWSU elects several student government officials

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter August 26, 2021

ASWSU Senators elected a new director of student affairs, director of university affairs, director of academic affairs, two freshman delegates and undeclared senator positions during a meeting Wednesday.  Samantha...

Brianna Kostecka, ASWSU deputy director of Academic Affairs, is working on creating an official resource page for students.

ASWSU addresses election ballot discrepancy

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief March 31, 2021

ASWSU Senators discussed during a meeting Wednesday that some students may have potentially read the wrong information for a referendum while voting in the ASWSU elections. While filling out her ASWSU...

ASWSU 2021 Elections: Meet Your Candidates

ASWSU 2021 Elections: Meet Your Candidates

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief March 17, 2021

After watching his first WSU football game at 8 years old and hearing alumni across the world say “Go Cougs,” Brian Patrick knew the Cougar community was special.  Patrick, second-year...

Jaime Tom, ASWSU Election Board member, said increasing voter turnout will be a challenge this year because of the pandemic.

ASWSU election bylaw changes in response to pandemic

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief February 18, 2021

ASWSU senators confirmed to suspend a bylaw in response to COVID-19, so candidates running for ASWSU office will no longer be required to collect 50 signatures. Getting signatures is more difficult...

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