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Live Blog: Issue 3

September 21, 2016
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Happy Wednesday! Anthony demonstrated a high kick and ripped his pants about 12 inches. Here is a picture!   That was exciting. Mitchell has been working hard all night improving his technique catching Starburst Minis in his mouth. As Whitman College's Intramural Sports Czar (his official position),... Read more »

Live Blog: Issue 2

September 14, 2016
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

We are getting into the swing of things! The newsroom is abuzz with the sound of furious typing and the Django soundtrack. 5:22- We have some awesome articles coming out this week. I'm looking forward to an article about the role of the Greek system on campus as well as Eric's review of "Hell... Read more »

Live Blog: Issue 1

September 7, 2016
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

We're back at it, folks. Pretzels were consumed, headlines were over-thought, and Beyonce was played. Issue one is happening! As this semester's Managing Editor, I will be live blogging the up and downs of production night every week. Here are the highlights: Humor Editor Peggy brought... Read more »

Sunday’s Senate, In Seconds

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

As the song  “Cupid Shuffle” faded out, ASWC representatives gathered for the year’s second Senate. During Senate updates, ASWC’s committees continued to prove their productivity and commitment. Anya Tudisco, chair of the Finance Committee,  solicited advice on the use of ASWC’s Savings... Read more »

Town Hall: Community & Safety

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Whether they focus on a specific issue or address a broad range of ideas, Whitman’s Town Hall meetings have proven promising for community growth. These ASWC-hosted events facilitate discussion about the student body’s concerns. On October 20, Student Affairs Committee Chair Arthur Shemitz le... Read more »

Senate, Round Three

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Though shorter than usual, Sunday’s Senate had no shortage of productive decisions. During updates, Finance Chair Anya Tudisco raised concerns about the budget deficit due to under enrollment at Whitman this year. Nominations Chair AnnaMarie McCorvie encouraged upperclassmen to apply for the currently... Read more »

In Whitman We Trust

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Last Thursday, ASWC President Jack Percival and Vice President Arthur Shemitz met with the Board of Trustees during their on-campus meeting. The students' presentation, a yearly tradition for ASWC leaders, centered around the ideas and initiatives of the Whitman student body. The ASWC Unpacked blog, a... Read more »

Senate the Fourth

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Sunday’s Senate began promptly at 7:00 PM with a flurry of discussion, culminating in debate over the role of the Resolution. Vice President Arthur Shemitz and President Jack Percival recalled their presentation to the Trustees during which they highlighted campus safety, preferred gender pronouns,... Read more »

Anya Tudisco, Finance Chair

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Last week, Senior Anya Tudisco, Chair of ASWC’s Finance Committee, sat down with ASWC Unpacked to discuss her position and time in ASWC. The Seattle native described her participation in ASWC as the greatest influence on her experience at Whitman.  She is always willing to discuss students’ id... Read more »

Minute by Minute

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Though summaries and email updates often give adequate updates on ASWC’s doings, more exact details — who said what, how the votes fell, and why decisions were made — appear in the Senate Minutes. Like many formal gatherings, ASWC Senate meetings use Robert’s Rules of Order, a system of dia... Read more »

The Senate Concludes the Fall Season

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

At its final Senate of the season, ASWC continued to actively pursue the improvement of the College, discussing new legislature and reviewing the year thus far. As well as wishing the Senate a Happy Hanukah, Arthur Shemitz described his continued work on campus safety, and Anya Tudisco announced the... Read more »

Senate Reconvenes for Spring Semester

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

In a prompt start to the Spring Semester, ASWC’s Senate convened on Sunday to discuss club leadership, support Slam Poetry, and confirm a new Ombudsperson. President Percival celebrated ASWC coverage in the Union Bulletin about a Resolution’s “sex assault legislation opposition” as well as myWhitman’s newly added pre-registration form about preferred gender pronouns. He also introduced... Read more »

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