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“I feel like accountability is a very large thing that needs to be addressed on this campus,” said Mikayla Makle, WSU Black Student Union president. “People need to start acting on the things that they said they want to do.”

ASWSU confirms Black Student Union president

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor April 8, 2021

ASWSU Senators unanimously confirmed Mikayla Makle as president of WSU’s Black Student Union for the third year during a meeting Wednesday.  Despite the virtual environment, Makle said BSU successfully...

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UREC is asking for $1.07 million, and the CUB is requesting about $1.47 million to pay staff salaries and benefits.

Student groups request funds for next year

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter April 8, 2021

Campus organizations presented requests to receive Services and Activities Fee funding with several groups factoring in losses caused by COVID-19. To receive S&A Fee funding, nonacademic student...

Compared to last year’s ASWSU election, this year’s voter turnout is 4.4 percent less.

ASWSU Election Board certifies results

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter April 5, 2021

The ASWSU Election Board certified the 2021-2022 election results April 2, announcing 8.5 percent of undergraduate students voted in this year’s election.  Compared to last year’s ASWSU election,...

All four candidates said they will receive the COVID-19 vaccine when eligible. Election voting opens midnight Tuesday and ends at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

ASWSU candidates debate mental health, COVID-19  


ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential candidates answered questions regarding mental health, student fees, COVID-19 and university funding during the general debate Thursday.  Brian Patrick and...

“At the end of the day, we're the Associated Students of Washington State University, and we are that lifeline between the students and administration. We need to get back to being that person who represents all students,” said Jelani Christopher, vice president candidate.

ASWSU candidates: multicultural debate


ASWSU presidential candidates faced off during Thursday’s debate focusing on multicultural groups and how to best lead underrepresented students on campus.   Brian Patrick and Alexander...

ASWSU 2021 Elections: Meet Your Candidates

ASWSU 2021 Elections: Meet Your Candidates

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor March 18, 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...

Third Restaurant Week kicks off

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter March 8, 2021

Starting today through March 19, WSU undergraduate and graduate students can support local Pullman restaurants with $5 off their meal as the third Restaurant Week kicks off.  The first 50 undergraduate...

“It's so important that as [senators] interact with students, we’re not saying something is going to make them feel alienated or hated,” ASWSU Senator Lauren Slater said. 

ASWSU Senator drafts bill for mandatory diversity, equity, inclusion training

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor March 1, 2021

After experiencing microaggressions and inclusive language errors because of her bipolar disorder, ASWSU Senator Lauren Slater involved herself with diversity, equity and inclusion training. “‘Oh...

WSU PD's strategic plan establishes three subcommittees made up of police advisory board members to address policy development.

WSU PD employees to become certified in bias prevention training

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter February 2, 2021

All WSU Police Department employees will complete the first three workshops of the university’s Community and Equity Certificate program this semester as part of WSUPD’s Civil Rights Strategic Plan...

ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said he is working with leaders in the Student Government Council to try to reduce the $60 graduation fee.

ASWSU’s spring semester goals to focus on students’ mental health during pandemic

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor January 21, 2021

ASWSU President Curtis Cohen discussed plans to develop a portal for students to file sexual assault reports as part of his focus on students’ mental health for the spring during a meeting Wednesday. Cohen...

Campus visitors and those living in residence halls or on-campus apartments are required to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival.

Students return to campus with more choices for in-person classes

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter January 18, 2021

A WSU professor spent her winter break setting up her lab full of industry-grade sewing machines, colorful fabrics and socially-distant tables. Manal Shaheen, apparel, merchandising, design and textiles...

The board will be made up of undergraduate and graduate students, including those from Global Campus, ASWSU and Multicultural Student Services.

WSU Libraries to recruit students for advisory board

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter January 9, 2021

WSU Libraries will form a student advisory board that will provide feedback in improving library operations. The board will offer advice on WSU Libraries’ facilities and services, said Erica Nicol,...

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