Students approve Bookie rehab, elect Crouch and Geiger


PULLMAN, Wash. – Adam Crouch and Kyle Geiger have been elected president and vice president of the Associated Students of Washington State University (ASWSU) for the 2015-16 academic year. And a measure to renovate the old Bookie for student use was approved.

Crouch, from Bellevue, Wash., is pursuing a degree in marketing and a minor in communication. Geiger, from South Bend, Wash., is pursuing a degree in neuroscience and a minor in Spanish and is a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and the Honors College.

Crouch and Geiger collected 2,872 votes, or 60.1 percent of the votes cast, to win the two-day election. Votes cast were 4,773 – out of the undergraduate enrollment of approximately 15,682 eligible voters – for a 30.4 percent voter turnout.

Crouch is an ASWSU senator and Geiger is assistant director of community outreach on the ASWSU executive staff.

Referendum 44-01, a measure to renovate the old Bookie into a student space with a student fee not to exceed $98, passed with 3,399 votes or by 74.1 percent. The work is proposed to be completed by spring 2017. Learn more at