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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

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...

ASWSU senators heard from Transportation Services and several ASWSU directors on Wednesday.

Transportation Services shares complaints, pilot program with ASWSU senators

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2021

WSU Transportation Services shared complaints about bus routes and a new pilot program during an ASWSU Senate meeting Wednesday night.  Transportation Services received complaints about the limited...

ASWSU veterinary medicine senator Diana Rios is working on a resolution that would create a tuition payment plan.

ASWSU resolution will create tuition payment plan

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter October 31, 2021

Two ASWSU senators created a resolution to make a tuition payment plan accessible for all students.  The resolution serves as a call to action to administration, said Diana Rios, ASWSU veterinary...

ASWSU senators confirmed four individuals into open positions during a meeting Wednesday night.

ASWSU senators confirm several open positions

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter October 28, 2021

ASWSU senators confirmed several individuals into unfilled positions at a meeting Wednesday night.  Senior psychology major Lauren Moffat was confirmed into the open executive assistant role.  Moffat...

ASWSU senators vote on campus-related issues and decide how to move forward during a meeting in the Compton Union Building.

ASWSU works to fill open senate position

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2021

Two applicants applied for the open ASWSU Murrow College senator position after Sean Doster resigned several weeks ago.  Doster, senior strategic communications major, said he resigned because he is...

ASWSU Vice President presented a resolution regarding tuition increases during the ASWSU Senate meeting Wednesday night in the Compton Union Building.

ASWSU VP Pan presents tuition increase transparency plan

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter October 14, 2021

ASWSU Vice President Alexander Pan presented to the Senate a resolution that would allow students to see expected tuition increases over their four years at WSU.  The idea was inspired by work other...

Members of the ASWSU Senate listen to guest speakers during a meeting Sept. 29, 2021.

Multicultural organizations offer feedback to ASWSU

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2021

Black Student Union, Asian Pacific American Student Coalition and Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán representatives addressed ASWSU senators during their meeting Wednesday night. MEChA recently...

“Helping people who have been in similar shoes as me is something that I see for myself, said senior sociology major Cristalina Ramirez.

First-generation student breaks boundaries

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief April 28, 2021

Cristalina Ramirez remembers going to the fields in East Wenatchee as a young girl and watching her siblings and mother pick seasonal fruit, whether that was pears, apples, asparagus or cherries. As...

A 2018 survey conducted by Cougar Health Promotion reported 88 percent of WSU undergraduate students felt overwhelmed by their workload and 62 percent felt overwhelming anxiety.

Mental health pass for students in the works

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief April 28, 2021

ASWSU Senators unanimously passed a resolution during a meeting Wednesday calling for the creation of a standardized pass issued by WSU Counseling and Psychological Services to prevent academic penalizations...

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