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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)...

Karsten Beling

First-Year Senators Elected to ASWC

Rylee Neville, Staff Reporter October 1, 2018

The Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) held its first Senate last Sunday, September 30th. The Senate recently welcomed five new additions, as the first year class of senators was elected after...

ASWC senators set standards for on-campus involvement

Katy Wills March 12, 2015

The senators of the Associated Students of Whitman College are a bunch of nerds. I can say that with authority and playfulness because I served my time in Senate last year and identified with that type...

Senate Happenings! February 22, 2015

Sonya Kuzminski February 23, 2015

ASWC convened last night for a productive meeting which addressed a variety of issues, passed a significant amount of legislation, and witnessed multiple members of the Senate demonstrate their socks and...

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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,...

ASWC Senate Keeps Waiilatpu, Passes Resolutions on Student Taught Classes and Divestment

ASWC Senate Keeps Waiilatpu, Passes Resolutions on Student Taught Classes and Divestment

Sarah Cornett April 15, 2013

Last Sunday night, April 14, ASWC Senate met for nearly six hours, discussing resolutions regarding student-taught classes, divestment and the fate of Waiilatpu. Student Taught Classes ASWC Senate...

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ASWC Senate convenes for year’s first official meeting in Memorial

Lachlan Johnson October 4, 2012

The Memorial Building hosted the first senate meeting of the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) on Sunday, Sept. 30. Senate meetings this year will be held in Memorial, the physical and symbolic...

ASWC undergoes major overhaul

ASWC undergoes “major overhaul”

Maegan Nelson September 27, 2012

With results of the 2012 Senate elections in, major changes are in store for ASWC. In addition to the freshly elected first-year senators, this year's ASWC has an unusually high proportion of new members...

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