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Student activist on dreaming big

Student activist on dreaming big

MADDY BEAN, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2020

Being able to find your authentic self is something most people strive for in college. For senior and activist Mariela Frias, she’s had a long time to discover who that is, through all the things she has been involved in at WSU. Frias, a comparative ethnic studies major, was born in Puerto Rico...

No stopping for ASWSU

No stopping for ASWSU

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2020

Running the day-to-day tasks of the ASWSU executive staff and transitioning into it can be a daunting task, even more so with a stay-at-home order from Gov. Jay Inslee. “The transition is like drinking from a fire hose,” ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas said, “and that’s on a normal year ...

ASWSU, GPSA call for moratorium on evictions, utility shut-offs

ASWSU, GPSA call for moratorium on evictions, utility shut-offs

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

March 14, 2020

ASWSU and GPSA published a letter on Friday calling for a moratorium on evictions, utility shut-offs, large gatherings, foreclosures and mortgage payments in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.  The letter was sent to local legislators and Gov. Jay Inslee, asking that companies not cut off essen...

ASWSU 2020: students chose Cohen & Doster

ASWSU 2020: students chose Cohen & Doster

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2020

Curtis Cohen and Sean Doster will be ASWSU President and Vice President for the 2020-2021 school year.  “I just want to thank everybody for all their support,” Cohen said. “[This last month] has been bittersweet. It’s been a long month.” The watch party room at Phi Kappa Sigma explo...

ASWSU unsure on plans after break

ASWSU unsure on plans after break

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen ASWSU reporter

March 12, 2020

ASWSU’s future post spring break is uncertain, said Pro Tempore Hannah Martian in Wednesday night’s senate meeting.  Martian said that there are still bills that need to be passed and resolutions that need to go through. It is unknown how many senators plan on returning from break, she said.&n...

Contenders face off

Contenders face off

LOREN NEGRON and JAKOB THORINGTON

March 9, 2020

The ASWSU presidential and vice presidential candidates debated about topics including student involvement, mental health and political participation during the general debate on Sunday, even answering a question asking if they were Taylor Swift fans. Kylie Waddill and Donavyn Velez-Fucal debated a...

OPINION: ASWSU just pays lip service to POC

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen columnist

March 9, 2020

The multicultural debate last Wednesday disappointed me. In a forum for discussion about what each of the candidates planned to do for people of color at WSU, I walked out with no idea what anybody planned to do to address any problems relating to people of color at WSU. I admit I left early, but I...

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