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ASWSU senators confirm MEChA co-chair

ASWSU senators  confirmed Martin Navarrete-Contreras, junior construction management major, as co-chair of MEChA.
He said he felt out of place when he transferred to the Pullman campus, and MEChA’s meetings made him feel welcome.

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2020

ASWSU senators heard from the Environmental Sustainability Alliance about funding issues with its Green Fund, confirmed the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán co-chair and amended its bylaws in a meeting on Wednesday. Confirmation ASWSU senators unanimously voted to confirm Martin Navarret...

ASWSU confirms two senators

The College of Education Senate seat is the last vacant position in the ASWSU Senate.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2020

The ASWSU Senate confirmed an all-campus senator and filled the College of Arts and Sciences position during Wednesday night’s meeting. Jelani Christopher, junior political science major, was confirmed as an all-campus senator. Over the span of two years, Christopher served as a freshman delegate...

ASWSU plans to increase voter registration

ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said the executive team wants to provide resources for students so they know what to do if they contract COVID-19.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2020

ASWSU members spoke about their plans for increasing voter registration and communicating information about COVID-19 to students during the Senate’s Wednesday night meeting. The legislative affairs team has been working to increase voter registration through various campaigns, said Alexandra Donnici, ...

ASWSU Senate appoints communications senator

The ASWSU communications team has been working on the “Why I Wear a Mask” campaign to inform students about COVID-19.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2020

The ASWSU Senate filled the communication position and confirmed the Asian Pacific American Student Coalition chair during Wednesday night’s meeting. The Senate confirmed Bailey Halpin, senior human resource management major and current president of the APASC, as the organization's chair. Ha...

Senate confirms administrative assistant

Amanpreet Chhokar, senior finance and marketing double major, was confirmed as the senate’s administrative assistant during Wednesday’s meeting.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

ASWSU confirmed the senate’s administrative assistant during the Wednesday night meeting. Amanpreet Chhokar, senior finance and marketing double major, was confirmed as the senate’s administrative assistant after presenting to the senate. In her presentation, Chhokar said she held a variety...

ASWSU Senators meet with WSU Transportation Services officials

Clara Ehinger and Sophia Daigle were sworn in as freshmen delegates and Tania Hernandez as senator. Senator Jocelyn Granados announced she was stepping down as senator.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

Officials from WSU Transportation Services introduced themselves to ASWSU and explained ways students can get involved with the department during Wednesday night’s meeting. John Shaheen, WSU Transportation Services director, introduced himself and his colleagues to the senate. “Our operation...

ASWSU confirms new senator, director

Senator Oluwanifemi Shola-Dare said she wants to see Jenna Fitzgerald, director of diversity inclusion and veterans affairs, create a plan that will encourage diversity.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2020

ASWSU returned for the first session of the year Wednesday night over Zoom and confirmed three students to legislative positions and another as director of diversity, inclusion and veterans affairs. Jenna Fitzgerald, junior philosophy major, was confirmed as the director of diversity, inclusion and...

ASWSU gives $10,000 for grocery program

Vice President Jhordin Prescott said funds for ASWSU’s Grocery Reimbursement Program would have been exhausted by April 22 if not for the additional $10,000.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen ASWSU reporter

April 23, 2020

An additional $10,000 will be added to ASWSU’s Grocery Reimbursement Program. “We’re having an increasing number of students applying,” Vice President Jhordin Prescott said. “The pool is diminishing.” The ASWSU Senate approved the executive branch’s request for the additional $10,0...

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