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Student Council: Sunday, March 29

by Nathaniel Shahan

The Junior Class Committee will soon begin marketing “kitchen packs” to be sold to the Class of 2016 to furnish students’ apartments. Will soon be looking for letters of intent for those looking to serve on Senior Class Committee.

The Business and Finance Committee approved budgets for the Chasers, KSJP and Men of Color, rejected a budget for PEKK, and allocated $1,620 in total. Student Council upheld these decisions. Club budgets are due April 4 with hearings to be held April 12.

The Buildings and Grounds Committee (BGC) reported concerns from WKCO about what will happen to the murals in their offices if Farr Hall is torn down as per the Master Plan. BGC spoke with Mark Kohlman and WKCO will be allowed to keep murals in new space. The Duff Street project, to install a new storm drain, will take approximately another four to five weeks. There are no current plans to create more north parking. Maintenance covered one hole near Old Kenyon and will cover the other.

The Council for Diversity and Social Justice reported it was planning an all-campus event to be held on Watson Lawn during a Thumbs Up day.

The Sophomore Class Council did not report any updates.

The Academic Affairs Committee successfully tabled in Peirce last week to act as a resource for students who have questions about academic affairs, including difficulties with professors/classes. There are no new Academic Infractions Board (AIB) cases.

The Housing and Dining Committee released theme housing decisions and reported several appeals that will be heard this week. The Cups for Candy program was a success, and will probably be run in the future. The program collected approximately 300 cups.

Student Affairs approved the Kenyon College Dance and Music Collective as a new club for students to put on performances around campus. The new club was approved by Student Council.

Student Council discussed new policies to enforce attendance at meetings by representatives after poor attendance by the first-year and sophomore class presidents.


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