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ASWC Floats Switch from Stipend to Hourly Pay

Andy Monserud, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under NEWS

ASWC and ASWC-paid positions have long been compensated with stipends for each semester served. That may change if a few student representatives have their way. A plan is in the works—though still in the very early stages—to make those positions compensated hourly. The idea is a passion project of ...

ASWC Begins Election Season

Andrew, Schwartz
April 6, 2017
Filed under NEWS

ASWC will hold elections for positions on the executive council beginning April 9 and ending at 8 p.m. on April 10. The council consists of four members: President, Vice President, Finance Chair and Nominations Chair. Candidates are currently in the midst of a ten day campaigning period, ending with...

Pay to Play? Club Sports Stretch to Cover Funding Shortfalls

Conor Scanlon, Staff Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Including 11 teams and hundreds of athletes, Club Sports at Whitman play a massive role in the lives of many students. With so many teams applying for and deserving of funding, it is not always easy to decide where the money goes. Historically, teams have been left with more questions than answers. Howev...

ASWC Allocates Savings Fund

ASWC Allocates Savings Fund

Lindsey Brodeck, Staff Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Six project proposals on campus have been slated to receive funding from the ASWC Savings Fund. In the last five years, the fund has accumulated $104,000 available for grants. Mitchell Cutter, the chair of ASWC’s Finance Committee, decided to open up the funds to campus. “We’re looking for a...

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