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

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...

Senate Round Up Number 4

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...

Senate Round Up Number 3

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...

Senate Round Up Number 2

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...

ASWC Passes Act to Encourage More Student-Taught Classes

Illustration by Luke Hampton
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,...

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