by Graham Reid
First Year Council informed Council that they replaced their ice cream event with a dessert pizza event due to cold weather.
Sophomore Class Council described a possible “crunch time” granola giveaway during finals. Council members expressed their approval for the pun.
Junior Class Council announced that their Senior Council-to-be has been formed. They hope to begin next year with a well-formed organization.
Senior Class Council reported that their planned North Campus Apartment gazebo gift, for which they paid $3,500, gained Village Council approval and has thus cleared all the required administrative hurdles.
The Academic Affairs Committee mentioned plans to post new anti-plagiarism posters near library printers, citing a rise in Academic Infractions Board cases this semester.
Campus Safety Committee updated Council on the bike removal/destruction policy and parking preregistration.
The Buildings and Grounds Committee reported on the updated Master Plan, which includes a new library, student activity center and an underground parking garage. Additionally, the College will assess the Middle Path test patches, with an eye toward resurfacing the whole path.
Council discussed possible changes and initiatives for next year. Members emphasized the need to make Council more viable, and expressed the general goal of making the College better.