Senate Recap: April 19th

This Tuesday (4/19/16), the senate began the meeting with an update from Greta Fure, who outlined details for the Senior Grad Fest and Commencement activities. For Commencement, one cool activity will be a progressive dinner throughout Buntrock Commons, which each serving station themed on a different decade! Next, the senate heard from Mary Ellen Couture, […]

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Senate Recap: April 12th

This past Tuesday, the senate discussed transportation options, analyzing and evaluating existing options such as Hiawathalands transportation bus, the safe ride, and Van Go. Van Go in particular has grown to the point that it has been used over 10,000 times this year! Next, Senators Lind and Melin updated us on the It’s On Us […]

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Senate Recap: March 29th

This past Tuesday (3/29), the Senate spent about 3 hours deliberating which student organization should receive the 2016 Spring Caf Fast. After hearing 4 well-done presentations by Oles for Justice in Palestine, SARN, Operation Smile, and STOGROW, the Senate decided to award Caf Fast to SARN. SARN will be giving 100% of Caf Fast proceeds […]

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Senate Recap: April 5th

This Tuesday (4/5/16), the senate had the pleasure of hearing from two speakers. First, representatives from the TRIO SSS (Student Support Services) spoke about the program’s success at St. Olaf. By providing educational access and support for many students from disadvantaged backgrounds, TRIO has had a large influence on campuses across the nation. However, funding […]

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