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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 their campaigns by email over break. Campaigning for Executive Council positions will begin on March ...

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 change would enable whoever holds the position to have voting rights in Senate. The debate was difficult...

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 to address issues related to inclusion, communication and efficiency. Throughout the year, ASWC wil...

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, Sept. 30. The senator-elects were among 11 candidates for these positions in the election, which included unopposed junior Tabor Martinse...

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 and the candidate for finance chair are running unopposed. Sophomore Tatiana Kaehler, the...

ASWC President Sex Tape Scandal

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 multiple members of the Whitman Events Board in what is presumably an empty Town Hall meeting has spread across campus like wildfire. It all began when ASWC decided ...

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