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Sunday’s Senate, In Seconds

April 5, 2016

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....

Town Hall: Community & Safety

April 5, 2016

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...

Senate, Round Three

April 5, 2016

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...

In Whitman We Trust

April 5, 2016

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,...

Senate the Fourth

April 5, 2016

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...

Anya Tudisco, Finance Chair

April 5, 2016

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...

Minute by Minute

April 5, 2016

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....

The Senate Concludes the Fall Season

April 5, 2016

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...

Senate Reconvenes for Spring Semester

April 5, 2016

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...

Whitman the Translucent?

April 5, 2016

The sudden appearance of signs outside Memorial and suit-clad strangers made one thing quite clear: the Trustees have arrived. Though Whitman students have always been active members of their college...

Senate on the Seventh

April 5, 2016

The second Senate of the spring 2016 semester began, as it often does, with a reflection on the role and goals of student representatives. President Jack Percival warned Senators not to “try to eliminate...

Securing Sustainability

April 5, 2016

As heralded in press releases, the Pioneer (new name TBD), and this selfsame blog, upon the passage of Act SAS16.2, ASWC’s Senate became the first US college to self-impose a carbon tax, a system that...

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