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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

Students shop in the Cougar Food Pantry in the CUB, Nov. 15.

GPSA approves increased funding for food pantry

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter November 16, 2022

The WSU Graduate and Professional Student Association approved a one-time payment of $2,000 to the Cougar Food Pantry at last week’s meeting on Monday. GPSA President Sam Edgerton said she and a few...

Chilton adresses questions from senate members

Food security and healthcare among concerns of WSU graduate students

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 8, 2022

GPSA held their itslast meeting of the semester on Monday, where the guest speakers were WSU Pullman Chancellor Elizabeth Chilton and Ellen Taylor, WSU Pullman vice chancellor for student affairs. Graduate...

Scholarships for GPSA senators will increase by $100 per semester.

GPSA votes to censure WSU Pullman’s administration over parking

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter October 24, 2022

On Monday, WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association voted to censure WSU Pullman’s administration due to concerns over parking for the Thursday night football game. Senators invited officers...

Tammy Barry adresses GPSA

GPSA addresses mental health, international student costs

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter August 29, 2022

On Monday, WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association held its inaugural meeting for this school year. Tammy Barry, vice provost for graduate and professional education, took up the majority...

Demonstrators at the Rally for Ukraine event hold up posters in solidarity for the country, Glenn Terell Mall, March 10.

WSU students hold rally in support of Ukraine

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter March 11, 2022

About 30 people attended a GPSA and ASWSU rally Thursday to show support for Ukraine during Russia’s ongoing invasion. The rally was peaceful, and the majority of people donated to groups to support...

The Association of Pacific and Asian Women celebrate at a past International Womens Day event.

Campus organizations plan International Women’s Day events

PUNEET BSANTI March 7, 2022

The Women*s Center is hosting a week-long event for International Women’s Day from March 8-11 alongside several other campus organizations. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said the Athletics budget is expected to be balanced next summer during a GPSA meeting Monday night.

Schulz answers GPSA’s questions about COVID-19 policies

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Multimedia editor December 1, 2021

President Kirk Schulz addressed the GPSA Senate and answered questions from senators during a Monday night meeting. COVID-19 Jocelyn McKinnon-Crowley, senator for the Edward R. Murrow College of...

Chris Boyan, Transportation Services interim director, discusses parking options and fees.

GPSA discusses transportation issues

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Multimedia editor November 9, 2021

The Graduate and Professional Student Association voted during a Monday night meeting to appoint Priyanka Upadhyaya as the senator-at large for the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences.  The...

The school is currently in a two-year contract with United Healthcare, the graduate student health insurance provider.

GPSA discusses health insurance options, challenges for grad students

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Multimedia editor October 26, 2021

GPSA voted to appoint a new senator and new representative at their meeting Monday evening. Achyut Paudel will serve as the new senator-at-large for the Department of Animal Science. Samantha Edgerton...

In-person learning has given student organizations, such as ASWSU and GPSA, the opportunity to hold more events than last year. The ability to host in-person events brought a sense of community that many people felt was lacking during the pandemic. 

GPSA discusses getting students involved

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor September 14, 2021

WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association discussed different on-campus activities available for students through Student Involvement and the Center for Civic Engagement during its meeting...

Lisa Gloss, WSU Graduate School dean, speaks to GPSA senators about the school and its programs.

GPSA hosts first official senate meeting for school year

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen roots editor August 31, 2021

WSU's Graduate and Professional Student Association held its first official senate meeting for the 2021-22 school year on Aug. 30 in the Compton Union Building.  As the representative body for...

“Every once in a while, something somewhat catastrophic happens that really shakes up the program in terms of funds available,” said Chris Boyan, WSU Transportation Services associate director. “This one, of course, the COVID pandemic.”

GPSA Senate does not pass 5 percent transportation service fee increase


The GPSA Senate did not approve a $1.80 student transportation fee increase during their meeting Monday evening.  Senators voiced mixed opinions over the fee increase and came to a 29-23 vote. The...

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