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CAS student and former president of ASWSU Spokane, Lindsey Schaffer will take her student government skills to the next level during her yearlong term as student regent on the WSU Board of Regents. Also in the Honors College, Lindsey is working toward a degree in basic medical sciences and Spanish while working on her doctor of pharmacy degree in the College of Pharmacy.

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Governor names new WSU student regent

By Darin Watkins, WSU News

Washington State University’s Rafael Pruneda has been appointed as the student member of the WSU Board of Regents for the 2012–2013 academic year. His selection as WSU’s fifteenth student regent was announced this week by Gov. Chris Gregoire. The appointment runs through June 30, 2013.

“I’m extremely proud to have the opportunity to serve the WSU,” Pruneda said of his appointment. “Being involved in student government and various student organizations has given me the knowledge and ability to communicate with my constituents. I look forward to voicing student concerns and ideas to the current board of regents.”

Born and raised in Othello, Wash., Pruneda followed his two sisters to WSU: Iliana in animal science, and Ana Maria in chemical engineering. Awarded a bachelor’s degree in history, Pruneda is working on a second degree in comparative ethnic studies, with minors in English and global studies.  Continue story →