Last Sunday, the ASWC Senate entered its first meeting of the 2015-16 school year to the tune of Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk.” As the music… Read More »First Senate Commences a Productive Year
Each of the first-year senator candidates submitted a platform in order to be included on the ballot.
Hometown: Fall City, WA
Res Hall: Jewett
My name is Ben Cosgrove, and I’m here to represent the Whitman College class of 2019. I have only been here for two weeks, but I already feel right at home. This is one of the most accepting, welcoming and friendly communities I have ever had the pleasure of being a part of. My goal is to facilitate this inclusive environment and help everyone feel important.
I have been a member of student government since my sophomore year of high school, where I was elected to be on the ASB class board. I facilitated the school events, organized fundraisers, and rallied my fellow students’ school spirit. My senior year I led the prom committee. We raised all the necessary funds with events such as the talent show, senior tea, Tolo, and several others. I designated the venue and communicated with its staff.Read More »First-year Platforms
In the wake of the Power & Privilege Symposium, a conversation has been ignited about the possibility of Whitman changing its mascot. The Whitman College… Read More »Talk Arises of Changing Whitman’s Mascot