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ASWC Inflicts Racial Trauma, Begins to Grapple with Consequences

Kate Grumbles and Mickey Shin October 12, 2018

At the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) Senate meeting held this past Sunday, Sept. 30, senators engaged in inappropriate questioning of a funding request for the 2018 PNW (Pacific Northwest)...

ASWC E.C. Elections– The Results Are In

ASWC E.C. Elections– The Results Are In

Nick Maahs , Staff Reporter April 12, 2018

Polls closed for the ASWC Executive Council elections on Monday, April 9 at 8:00 p.m.  Shortly over an hour after, ASWC announced the results to the student body via email. ASWC’s Executive Council...

Lily Parker, a candidate for ASWC President, speaking at the ASWC Candidate Election Forum

ASWC Election Forum Centers on Communication, Budget

Christy Carley, News Editor April 5, 2018

Candidates for ASWC’s Executive Council gathered Wednesday, April 4 at a public forum to announce their platforms and field questions from the Oversight Committee, represented by Jeanette Schwensen ‘18...

Changes to Student Fee, ASWC Budget Explained at Town Hall

Ben Kunz, Staff Reporter February 22, 2018

This past Thursday, Feb. 17, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) Finance Chair, senior Chris Meabe, gave a presentation on potential changes to the ASWC budget and student fee. ASWC collects...

ASWC Kicks Off Six Year Strategic Plan

ASWC Kicks Off Six Year Strategic Plan

Kate Grumbles , Staff Reporter January 22, 2018

The Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) is beginning work this semester on a six year strategic plan intended to bring sweeping changes to the governing body. The proposals for the strategic...

ASWC Update: Its McCorvie!

ASWC Update: It’s McCorvie!

Mitchell Smith, Editor in Chief April 13, 2017

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,...

Anderson and Fox to Fill Vacant ASWC Senate Seats

Anderson and Fox to Fill Vacant ASWC Senate Seats

Eleanor Matson, Staff Reporter October 5, 2016

Sophomore Paris Fox and senior Jack Anderson will fill the two vacant seats in the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) senate. Last week a special election was held to determine who would become...

ASWC’s Plans for This Year

Georgia Lyon, News Editor September 15, 2016

ASWC is back and on track to explore new policies with a group of people who have a variety of talents and experiences. This academic year, The Associated Student of Whitman College (ASWC) intends...

Whitman Events Board Shapes Student Programming

Georgia Lyon March 10, 2016
Whitman Events Board (WEB) is the student-run group in charge of programming on campus.

Gender pronoun selection now included in registration

Sara Platnick January 28, 2016

Upon pre-registration for the Spring 2016 semester, in addition to common steps such as confirming their attendance and giving an emergency address, students for the first time ever could choose their...

Photo by Natalie Mutter.

Voting initiatives on campus

Sara Platnick November 5, 2015
ASWC and Walla Walla for Bernie Sanders have separately implemented measures to encourage student voting on all levels.
McCorvie discusses during an ASWC meeting. Photo by Tywen Kelly.

Newly elected ASWC leaders prepare for next year

Christy Carley April 23, 2015

As the 2015-2016 school year approaches, ASWC's elected Executive Council plans new ways to address student concerns and seeks to increase student involvement in college decision-making processes. With...

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