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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

The Daily Evergreen

ASWSU hears updates from Executive staff, passes several bills

ASWSU hears updates from Executive staff, passes several bills

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2022

ASWSU Executive Assistant Lauren Moffat spoke to the 51st Senate at their Wednesday night meeting about some of the things she accomplished during her time on the Executive team.  This semester, Moffat...

Political science major Jelani Christopher was instrumental in establishing the Cougar Food Pantry during his time on the ASWSU Senate.

Former ASWSU Senator joins Teach for America

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2022

Jelani Christopher has been learning the ins and outs of student government at WSU, with hopes to eventually influence widespread change in the U.S. government.  Christopher, senior political science...

New ASWSU Senate meets for first time 

New ASWSU Senate meets for first time 

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2022

*Editor's note: this story has been udpated to remove inaccurate information about Palouse Ridge Golf Course's water usage.  The 52nd ASWSU Senate met for the first time following the 51st Senate meeting...

Besides several members of Sherry’s fraternity who abstained from the vote, every other senator voted in favor of starting the impeachment process for both individuals.  

‘This is the ASWSU way: don’t solve the problem, just send someone out to publicly lie about it’

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2022

ASWSU Senators moved to begin the impeachment process for Ben Sherry, ASWSU director of university affairs, and Jessica Sheets, ASWSU director of inclusion, diversity, and veteran affairs, for creating...

Cleofa Vargas was recently elected as the Carson College of Business Senator.

Number of ASWSU Senate candidates at record low

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter April 12, 2022

This March’s ASWSU Senate elections had a record-low number of candidates, with only six people running for office. This is considered a low number for ASWSU Senate races, said ASWSU Pro Tempore Katie...

ASWSU Pro Tempore Katie Carstens and Veterinary Medicine Senator Diana Rios at an ASWSU Senate meeting, March 23, in the CUB.

ASWSU Senators approve student technology fee allocation

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 25, 2022

ASWSU Senators approved the student technology fee allocation at their Wednesday night meeting.  Pro Tempore Katie Carstens spoke to the senate about the fee, which is used to help different groups...

ASWSU President Brian Patrick addresses accusations made against him at an ASWSU Senate meeting, Compton Union Building, March 9

‘The truth is I’ve tried my hardest every day’

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 11, 2022

ASWSU President Brian Patrick addressed the Senate during public testimony about the accusations made by All-Campus senator Nikolai Sublett last Wednesday.  Patrick said he took this position...

Middle Eastern Student Association to host cultural event March 4

Middle Eastern Student Association to host cultural event March 4

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter February 17, 2022

Refa Al-Amri, Middle Eastern Student Association president, updated ASWSU senators on the group's Middle Eastern Night, which is at 5:30 p.m. on March 4 in the Compton Union Building Senior Ballroom.  The...

Diego Lopez, ASWSU deputy director of legislative affairs, spoke during the ASWSU Senate meeting Wednesday night about Coug Day at the Capitol.

Coug Day at the Capitol to happen virtually Jan. 24

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter December 9, 2021

Coug Day at the Capitol, an event giving students the opportunity to advocate for needs on campus, will happen virtually on Jan. 24.  Estela Navarro and Diego Lopez, ASWSU deputy directors of legislative...

ASWSU Vice President Alexander Pan leads the conversation during an ASWSU meeting on Dec. 1, 2021.

ASWSU senators vote in favor of increased sexual assault resources

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter December 2, 2021

ASWSU senators passed two sexual assault-related resolutions at a meeting Wednesday night.  The first resolution passed calls for an increase in the number of resources posted regarding sexual assault...

ASWSU Vice President Alexander Pan listens to a presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 17 in the CUB.

Francis Benjamin addresses ASWSU senators about Pullman 2040

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2021

City Councilmember-elect Francis Benjamin spoke about his work as co-chair of the Pullman 2040 organization and received input at the ASWSU Senate Wednesday night meeting. Benjamin said the organization...

ASWSU Director of Community Affairs Fatimah Albaqshi gives a presentation during an ASWSU meeting in the CUB, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2021, in Pullman.

ASWSU senators discuss plans for Pullman 2040

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter November 12, 2021

ASWSU senators discussed Restaurant Week, sexual assault trainings and affordable housing during a meeting Wednesday night. Community Affairs Director Fatimah Albaqshi spoke about the recent Restaurant...

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