by Steven Schmidt
Current members of Student Council welcomed members of next year’s Student Council.
Campus Senate is working on the proposal to restrict access to certain residences during weekend quiet hours. Campus Senate will discuss the proposal further at the beginning of next year.
First-Year Council finished its fundraiser.
Junior Class Council did not meet last week and is working on the payment form for kitchen starter kits.
The Committee for Academic Affairs did not meet.
Sophomore Class Council is going out to dinner to celebrate a successful year.
The Student Life Committee has approved new requirements for student groups. Groups must meet with a Student Life representative at the beginning of the semester, host an event and submit an evaluation.
The Campus Safety Committee reported that no one ran for the position of representative to Student Council.
The Buildings and Grounds Committee did not meet last week. Representatives from the Committee attended Campus Senate to discuss the strength of pesticides and the smoking ban. They approved a proposal to switch to a more eco-friendly, but more expensive, alternative pesticide; they do not expect it to be approved by the president’s office due to the increased cost.
The Housing and Dining Committee is working on establishing a business internship and will change the menu of the KAC Café.
The Business and Finance Committee (BFC) has finished reviewing all budgets for student groups.
The Council for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) held a successful Thumbs Up event and will work on its long-term goals during its next meeting.
Senior Class Council is finalizing the class gift and Senior Week schedule.
Student Council discussed issues to be addressed next year. These included: checking up on clubs and different student groups, adjusting the meal plan, reviewing the constitution, making the CDSJ an official committee and addressing student-worker wages.