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OP-ED: Why was it so difficult to get funding for a students of color conference from ASWC?

Ye Rim Cho, Senior

October 12, 2018

I went to two ASWC meetings last week – one with the finance committee and one with the senate. A few students of color and I volunteered since we had to justify our request of $3,000 for transportation and lodging for the upcoming students of color conference. For those who aren’t familiar, Whitman ...

Senate Round Up Number 4

Abby Seethoff

November 18, 2013

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...

Senate Round Up Number 3

Abby Seethoff

November 5, 2013

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, 2013

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...

ASWC Passes Act to Encourage More Student-Taught Classes

ASWC Passes Act to Encourage More Student-Taught Classes

Lachlan Johnson

April 25, 2013

Student-taught classes such as yoga, Zumba and salsa have proven increasingly popular on campus, and legislation passed at the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) senate meeting last Sunday, April 14, will allow would-be student-teachers to apply for funding for similar classes with less hassle. Through the act, ASWC plans to actively seek ...

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