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ASWSU senator Isaac Velazquez said the proposal will increase student transit fees by 5%

Student transit fee increase passes ASWSU senate

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter February 22, 2024

ASWSU unanimously approved a 5% student transit fee increase proposal at this week’s senate meeting. The transit advisory group, which is part of the University Parking and Transportation Task Force...

The Chinook has not raised fees since 2017 and proposes to raise the fee from $98 to $103

Chinook fee increase to be on student election ballot

GRACE HARVEY, Evergreen reporter February 21, 2024

WSU’s University Recreation Advisory Board and ASWSU Senate are in the process of getting a mandatory 5% Chinook fee increase for undergraduate students onto the ballot for the upcoming student body...

Denver Micklai attended Wednesdays ASWSU meeting after being banned from Coug Lobbying Day

Student banned from Coug Day attends ASWSU meeting

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter February 16, 2024

Denver Micklai, WSU senior who was banned by the ASWSU executive staff from attending Coug Lobbying Day at the capitol following an incident at one of last year’s Coug lobbying meetings, spoke to ASWSU...

Communication department director Cooper Howe and deputy director Nicole Allison reviewing social media activity for the past month

Referendum for increased student Chinook fee passes ASWSU senate

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter February 8, 2024

ASWSU approved a referendum to increase the student Chinook fee at Wednesday’s meeting as a result of efforts to combat reduced student enrollment in recent years. Referendum 53-01, penned by senator...

Jenna Hyatt, dean of students and interim vice chancellor of student affairs, discussing campus partnerships at WSU

Dean of Students office leaders give presentation to ASWSU

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter February 1, 2024

The ASWSU senators heard progress updates from the Chief of Staff and diversity, inclusion and veterans affairs department along with leaders from the Dean of Students Office. Alvin Azana, diversity,...

Student barred from Coug Lobbying Day

Student barred from Coug Lobbying Day

Sheridan Robbins, Evergreen Reporter February 1, 2024

A WSU student is challenging ASWSU's executive staff's decision to bar him from attending Coug Lobbying Day. ASWSU decided to bar him due to a confrontation between Denver Mickali and Washington State...

ASWSU lobbys for bill related to undocumented people in early January.

ASWSU lobbys for legislation supporting undocumented people, students

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief January 25, 2024

The Washington State Legislative session began earlier this month, and ASWSU plans to advocate and provide support for undocumented students throughout the next few months.  House Bill 1889, by Rep....

The entire WSU lobbying team meeting at the capitol at Olympia on Jan. 22.

WSU students lobby state legislature

SHERIDAN ROBBINS, Evergreen reporter January 24, 2024

Editor's note: Sheridan Robbins is a member of the ASWSU lobbying team. This is not a factor in the story's content Eighty-one WSU students from the Pullman, Global, Tri-Cities and Vancouver campuses...

ASWSU holds Jan. 17 meeting over zoom due to weather concerns.

ASWSU executive team meets with Cougar Safe Rides

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter January 18, 2024

ASWSU confirmed two vacant positions on the election board committee and heard from the University Affairs Department at this week’s senate meeting. The first nominee, Kendal Walls, senior business...

The Chinook has not raised fees since 2017 and proposes to raise the fee from $98 to $103

ASWSU Vice President acknowledges mishandling Chinook fee increase approval process

SICALY SORRELL, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2023

ASWSU Vice President Maccabee Werndorf said the Senate did not follow the proper process when they approved a 5% mandatory fee increase for the Chinook during their previous meeting. The UREC advisory...

The tuition increase will raise rates for full-time resident undergraduate students from $10,976 to $11,305.

Board of Regents to vote on 3% tuition increase

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter December 1, 2023

The Board of Regents will be presented with a proposal to increase tuition for the 2024–25 school year by 3% this month, which if passed would result in WSU becoming the most expensive public university...

President Luke Deschenes gives updates to the Senators during this weeks ASWSU meeting

ASWSU passes campaign rule bills, hears progress updates

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter December 1, 2023

At this semester’s penultimate meeting, ASWSU Senators passed bills 53-16 and 53-17 as well as heard progress updates from various ASWSU executives. President Luke Deschenes presented updates first...

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