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ASWC Update: It’s McCorvie!

ASWC Update: It’s McCorvie!

Mitchell Smith, Editor in Chief
April 13, 2017
Filed under ASWC, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

A new era has dawned on the ASWC Executive Council. Tuesday, April 11, EC election results were certified and announced by the ASWC Oversight Committee. AnnaMarie McCorvie will be next year’s President, Emily Bowen will serve as Vice President, Chris Meabe will handle the budget as Finance Chair a...

ASWC Election Results

ASWC Election Results

April 14, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Arthur Schemitz will be president of the student government next year.

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ASWC Needs You…To Vote

Ellen Ivens-Duran
March 10, 2016
Filed under NEWS

This year’s ASWC elections will encourage students to vote by keeping polls open for a longer period of time and having physical voting booths in addition to individual online voting.

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Voting initiatives on campus

Sara Platnick
April 22, 2017
Filed under ASWC, Community, NEWS

ASWC and Walla Walla for Bernie Sanders have separately implemented measures to encourage student voting on all levels.

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Write-In Candidate Fills ASWC Senior Senator Position

Write-In Candidate Fills ASWC Senior Senator Position

Andy Monserud
October 22, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Godwin Wang, who garnered two write-in votes in last spring’s election, was offered the position following Nick Hochfeld’s resignation at the beginning of the semester.

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Elections fill 5 ASWC positions, leave 1 empty

Sam Jacobson
September 25, 2014
Filed under ASWC, NEWS

The polls closed on Monday, marking an end to the weeklong first-year Senate and Sustainability Director ASWC campaigns. The new faces joining ASWC this year include first-years Emily Bowen, Emma Bishop, Deepraj Pawar and AnnaMarie McCorvie, along with the sophomore split-ticket Sustainability Directors...

Tatiana Kaehler Next ASWC President, Executive Council Elected

Tatiana Kaehler Next ASWC President, Executive Council Elected

Lachlan Johnson
April 17, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Results for the Associated Students of Whitman College 2014-2015 executive council election were released on Monday, April 14. Junior Tatiana Kaehler will be ASWC president for the 2014-2015 academic year after capturing 66.8 percent of the vote. She will be joined on the executive council by ju...

Federal Campaign Reform Requires Transparency

Kyle Seasly
April 10, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Since the U.S. Supreme Court defined money as speech in Buckley v. Valeo, U.S. federal elections have become increasingly more akin to an ad campaign selling the latest American lager than a model republic's electoral process. Whoever puts up more posters with shinier smiles and makes you think they're...

ASWC Has Improved, But Engagement Still Problematic

ASWC Has Improved, But Engagement Still Problematic

Blair Hanley Frank
April 18, 2013
Filed under OPINION, Opinion Highlight

When I wrote my election season column last semester, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) was in dire straits. A disjointed communications strategy and ineffectual leadership made for a political entity that seemed distant from the students it was supposed to represent. There's good news, though. ASWC has made vast improvements since l...

2013-14 ASWC Senate Elections Results Announced

Emily Lin-Jones
April 15, 2013
Filed under ASWC, NEWS

The results of the 2013-2014 ASWC Senate race were announced Monday April 15 at 8 p.m. Juniors Nilce Alvarez, Kayvon Behroozian, Jane Carmody and Sean Mulloy were elected senior senators for the next academic year. Next year's junior senators will be sophomores Nate Higby, Sayda Morales, George Felton...

Several ASWC Candidates to Run Unopposed in Upcoming Elections

Karah Kemmerly
March 27, 2013
Filed under ASWC, NEWS

ASWC elections are coming up, and the list for candidates looks a little short in some places. When students vote for next year's executive council on Monday, April 8, both the candidate for vice president and the candidate for finance chair are running unopposed. Sophomore Tatiana Kaehler, the...

ASWC undergoes “major overhaul”

ASWC undergoes “major overhaul”

Maegan Nelson
September 27, 2012
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, News Highlight

With results of the 2012 Senate elections in, major changes are in store for ASWC. In addition to the freshly elected first-year senators, this year's ASWC has an unusually high proportion of new members in the Senate and on its Executive Council. "We are having a major overhaul in the senate," said ASWC president Kayvon Behroozian. Over 80 percent of the membe...

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