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Senator Snapshot: Seniors

Abby Seethoff
December 7, 2013
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Seniors, meet your senators!   Jane Carmody Major: Politics Something unique about her hometown: My hometown Albuquerque, NM hosts the world's largest hot air balloon festival during the month of October. Favorite fruits: Strawberries and blueberries! Goal in ASWC this year: I am mostly work...

Senate Round Up Number 4

Abby Seethoff
November 18, 2013
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

At the fourth ASWC senate meeting, the ASWC Communications Committee introduced itself, three students were appointed to the Sustainability Advisory Committee, and a resolution about race issues on campus was passed after extensive detailed debate. The Finance Committee allocated $400 to pay for part...

ASWC and WEB Wednesdays

ASWC and WEB Wednesdays

Abby Seethoff
November 13, 2013
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

A brief Q and A with sophomore senator Allison Kelly about one of her initiatives for this year, ASWC and WEB Wednesdays. 1) What exactly is an ASWC/WEB Wednesday? Allison: ASWC and WEB Wednesdays allow students to connect and respond to ASWC and WEB. Students and other members of the Whitman...

Senate Round Up Number 3

Abby Seethoff
November 5, 2013
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

On November 3, 2013, the three hours of the third ASWC Senate meeting were packed with the passage of two amendments and the approval of a finance request as well as much impassioned discussion. ASWC officially purchased a new theme for its website and looks to implement it soon.  The first ASWC...

Senate Round Up Number 2

Abby Seethoff
October 29, 2013
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

At the second ASWC senate meeting, ASWC discussed how to improve senator outreach, ratified Whitman Action Games, amended a bylaw, and appointed Emily Jones and Dalton Cooper  to the Bon App Food Committee. ASWC ratified Whitman Action Games (WAG), this year's reconfiguration of the now-defunct Campus...

Senate Round Up Number 1

Abby Seethoff
October 24, 2013
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

On Oct. 6, 2013, ASWC held a successful first Senate meeting. ASWC ratified two clubs, Campus Progressives and All Students for Consent. Campus Progressives is a political club whose mission is to "educate, advocate and mobilize" through workshops, volunteering, debates, video screenings, and more. ...

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