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Senator Snapshot: Seniors

Abby Seethoff
December 7
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
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
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
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
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
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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