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Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

May 9, 2017

President   Gaige Basich As a first-generation college student, ASEWU presidential candidate Gaige Basich did not know what to expect out of college. He ended up joining ASEWU as a s...

Be a Window Not a Wall

May 4, 2017

When someone adopts a position of power, such as a government position, they also need to adopt a policy of transparency and communication. This hel...

Gallery: ASEWU Primary Election Candidates Take to the Campus Mall

Gallery: ASEWU Primary Election Candidates Take to the Campus Mall

April 20, 2017

  It's election time for ASEWU. Candidates for the upcoming primary elections were out at the Campus Mall on Wednesday, speaking to students and...

Our Silence is Your Silence

Our Silence is Your Silence

April 13, 2017

Surrounding this last presidential election and the months following, there was a large amount of political activism occurring, both nationally and on EWU’s ...

ASEWU Election Season is Here

By Kyle Fredricks, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2017

Filed under News

ASEWU is beginning the election process and is now accepting applications for every ASEWU committee position. Raul Sanchez, director of elections for ASEWU, said that all 12 positions are open for election. These positions are: president, vice president, finance vice president, academic affairs, athletic affairs, diversity outreach, graduate affairs, legislative affairs, st...

Political parties are petty

Political parties are petty

April 29, 2015

With the 2016 presidential ticket getting more crowded by the day, the Republican party needs to see a massive shift in ideology and strategy if they ever...

Political parties are petty

Political parties are petty

April 28, 2015

Hillary Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State, is basing the premise of her presidential campaign on America being a country of hard-working values and...

AP election opportunity caters to EWU students

By Alex Miller, Staff Writer

November 9, 2014

Filed under News

During election years, The Associated Press gives EWU students the opportunity to earn some extra money before the holiday season while also giving students a chance to become more politically involved. When votes are being counted in counties across the nation, EWU students hired by the AP are there to help out. Of all the universities in the country to choose from,...

Board determines candidate guilty

Board determines candidate guilty

May 11, 2013

  A hearing was held on May 2 to review an election grievance that was filed by candidate Caleb Morgan against his opponent Francisco Navar...

Candidates found not guilty

Candidates found not guilty

May 3, 2013

  A hearing was held on April 29 to review an election grievance that was filed by candidate Cassandra Bratton against Amy Núñez and Mariana...

Downward voting trend reverses in last two elections

Downward voting trend reverses in last two elections

May 1, 2013

Student voting turnout at ASEWU elections has fallen every year since a high point in 2007, but the 2012 election, followed by a strong turnout at this year’s prim...

Sanctions against ASEWU candidate affirmed, shortened.

Sanctions against ASEWU candidate affirmed, shortened.

April 24, 2013

Today, The Easterner was informed by Aly Morgan that the result of an appeal that she filed with Superior Court had been posted outside PUB 320 since Friday....

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