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ASWC held its second Senate meeting of 2020 on Sunday, Feb. 9. They reflected on the initiatives established in Fall 2019. Photos by Samarah Uribe

ASWC reflects on 2019 and looks towards 2020

Jessica Lilly, Staff Reporter February 18, 2020

The Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) is Whitman’s student government, responsible for representing student interests on campus, sponsoring all campus programming and funding student organizations....

ASWC Gears up for Elections

ASWC Gears up for Elections

Rylee Neville March 30, 2018

As most of Whitman returns from spring break, students running for Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) positions are gearing up for election season. The candidates responded to questions involving...

Op-Ed: Why Did Legislation to get the Diversity and Inclusion Director a Vote Fail?

AnnaMarie McCorvie, ASWC President November 16, 2017

At ASWC Senate this weekend we considered a piece of legislation that would see the newly created position of Diversity and Inclusion Director become a position elected by the entire student body. This...

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...

Students Speak Out on Global Studies

Lane Barton November 5, 2015
An ASWC resolution and an open letter signed by over 300 students indicates a strong level of support for the Global Studies Initiative.

New and Returning ASWC Leaders Discuss Goals

Georgia Lyon September 27, 2015
The Associated Students of Whitman College is preparing to pursue new measures with the help of the existing leadership and the first year senators elected on September 22.
New First-Year Senators, ASWC Leadership Bring Enthusiasm for Change

New First-Year Senators, ASWC Leadership Bring Enthusiasm for Change

Hannah Bartman October 3, 2013

First-years Andrew Rivas, Arthur Shemitz, Dana Casterella and Mitchell Cutter will join Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) as the newest class of senators following elections on Tuesday,...

Several ASWC Candidates to Run Unopposed in Upcoming Elections

Karah Kemmerly March 27, 2013

ASWC elections are coming up, and the list for candidates looks a little short in some places. When students vote for next year's executive council on Monday, April 8, both the candidate for vice president...

Illustration by Emily Jones

ASWC President Sex Tape Scandal

Evelyn Levine February 27, 2013

This past week, a sex tape of Associated Students of Whitman College President junior Beemon Shethmoozian surfaced. The video of the ASWC president, a plate of kale, a giant stuffed teddy bear and...

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