Senate Flies Through Three Budget Requests, Adjourns
Nov09

Senate Flies Through Three Budget Requests, Adjourns

By Miranda Feeley, Staff Writer The Senate sped through their meeting on Monday, November 6, making short work of the three budgets up for approval. Outerspace received $175.76 as a reimbursement for products bought for its Genderbender event, held the previous Friday. A representative assured the Senate that all purchases had been necessary and noted that many of the materials for the event had been donated by local vendors. College...

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Senate Remands DCF Budget Request
Oct29

Senate Remands DCF Budget Request

By Miranda Feeley, Staff Writer The Student Senate meeting this week proceeded to budget requests quickly. Treasurer Sarah Berkowitz ’18 presented charts showing that the Senate had allotted 31% of the budget as of the previous meeting — compared to 53% at this time last year. She did note, however, that this did not mean the Senate could stop scrutinizing each budgetary request. The 26th PCG, whose budget was tabled last...

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Senate Approves First Budget Requests of 2017-18 Year
Sep27

Senate Approves First Budget Requests of 2017-18 Year

By Miranda Feeley, Staff Writer Monday’s Student Senate meeting was called to order with President Luke Frigon reiterating that all senators must serve on a Senate Committee. It was also emphasized that any student on campus can serve on a committee as either a member or a chair. The Sustainability Committee still needs a chair. Several new Committee Chairs were announced. Sulemi Suarez and Candice Montenegro will co-chair the...

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First Talk of the “My Neighbor is Muslim” Series Sparks Community Interest
Sep23

First Talk of the “My Neighbor is Muslim” Series Sparks Community Interest

By Miranda Feeley, Staff Writer The newly-formed Muslim Student Association’s series of talks by Rukhsana Rahman and Athar Rafik entitled “My Neighbor is Muslim” began September 20th in CUB 260 at 5:30 pm. Niamate Leeper, the faculty advisor for the Association, spoke first and asserted that the club has “A responsibility to open a much-needed dialogue about Islam in our community.” She introduced Kristin Largen, who thanked both...

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Senate Discusses Statement on DACA, New Budget Procedures in Second Meeting
Sep13

Senate Discusses Statement on DACA, New Budget Procedures in Second Meeting

By Miranda Feeley, Staff Writer The second Student Senate meeting of the semester began without a quorum, preventing any official votes from being held. The Executive Board reminded representatives and senators that three unexcused absences could result in consequences such as removal of the official or probation of the club. They then proceeded to business that did not require voting. Treasurer Sarah Berkowitz introduced a new method...

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