Section: News

Student Council: Monday, April 20

by Steven Schmidt

The Business and Finance Committee (BFC) did not report any updates.

The Sophomore Class Council has completed its fundraiser.

The Junior Class Council reported that they received 20 letters of intent to fill positions on next year’s Senior Class Council.

The Buildings and Grounds Committee discussed the possibility of using a different pesticide. They are researching possible alternatives. The Middle Path restoration should be complete by Convocation next year.

The Student Life Committee discussed restructuring the requirements for becoming and remaining a club. Elections to Student Council positions closed Monday, April 20.

The Academic Affairs Committee discussed allowing incoming first years to register for two classes over the summer.

The Housing and Dining Committee reported that several students are trying to implement an alcohol-free theme house. The Committee is currently offering tours of the Peirce Hall kitchen and will begin a business internship with Peirce next year.

The Senior Class Council reported increased participation in the Alumni Fund. They are putting forth a proposal for the class gift.

The Campus Safety Committee reported that the current emergency email blast system will be replaced by a new Rave Alert system, which has the ability to target specific groups.

Campus Senate Representative Conrad Jacober ’15 discussed the pending Campus Senate proposal to close certain dorms between 2 and 6 a.m. on weekends. Student Council expressed concerns regarding the research informing the proposal.


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