Response to the Travel Ban

The following resolution was recently passed unanimously by the Student Senate: Be it resolved by the Student Senate of St. Olaf College that: we stand in solidarity with our fellow St. Olaf students, faculty, and staff who are affected by Executive Order 13769 and any further revisions (the immigration ban). Be it further resolved that: […]

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Senate Recap 4/11/17

This week at Senate, members for Information Technology (IT) came to talk about all things technology at St. Olaf. We got an update from them on the DiSCO, wifi on campus, and campus technology. They are always looking for feedback – especially about possible problem spots on personal devices for wifi in order to improve […]

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Senate Recap 4/18/17

Senate started out their meeting hearing from Sindy Flemming – the director of CMIE about programming, learning opportunities, and general updates.CMIEs international student counselors and sustained dialogue programs are still going strong and they are also experimenting by adding more programs like the biweekly coffee hours. After Sindy, Senate heard from Greta Fure who gave […]

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Senate Recap 4/25/17

Senate heard from Northfield mayor Rhonda Pownell who gave an update on the state of the city and informed senate of various projects happening around Northfield. Next students Don Williams, Krysta Wentzel, and Juan Romo attended to meeting for a conversation about campus climate regarding race relations. Senate discussed steps we can take to effect […]

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Campus Referendum: SAAB Liason

The following was passed in Senate on Tuesday, April 4th. Students will have the opportunity to vote on the following question on Tuesday, April 18th on Oleville. SAAB Liaison Proposal Date: 4/4/17 By: Sen. Bang, Internal Affairs Chair Sen. Casey, Senate Investigators Chair Megan Skelly, Liza Dawley, and Jack Goldstein; SAAB Presidents Internal Affairs Committee […]

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Senate Recap 4/4/17

Senate started their meeting by hearing from Pamela McDowell, who gave information on the upcoming room draw and updates about various residence halls. Next, senate heard from three organizations for the Donate a Meal (formally Caf Fast): SOMOS, Advocates for Refugees and Immigrants, and Blue Key Honors Society. After discussion Donate a Meal was awarded […]

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