SGA Update

By Kyle Naughton, SGA Correspondent & Senior Writer

May 3, 2017

The April 23rd meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA) began with senatorial updates regarding constituent feedback. Senator Pustejovsky first outlined her constituents’ concern over the current laundry system and the limited amount of options available to students. Doug Adams, the Asso...

SGA Update

By Will DiGravio

March 23, 2016

The March 6 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA) began with a vote to recommend that President of the College Laurie L. Patton increase the Student Activities Fee by roughly $0.82 in order to keep the fee in line with changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Currently, the annual fee...

SGA Update

By Will DiGravio

March 9, 2016

The Jan. 21 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA) began with an announcement from Larson Lovdal ’16.5 that $43,000 has been raised to construct the Ian Burgin ’08 Memorial Lodge, exceeding the project team’s goal by $23,000. Last year, the SGA committed $40,000 towards the project....

SGA Update

By Will DiGravio

February 24, 2016

President Ilana Gratch ’16 began the Jan. 24 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA) with the announcement of a new working group to examine dynamics of power and inclusivity on campus. The hope is to implement courses on these topics into the College’s curriculum. Gratch also announced...

SGA Update

By Tess Weitzner

January 27, 2016

The SGA meeting on Jan. 17 began with announcements from Director of Membership Zak Fisher ’16 who proxied for SGA President Ilana Gratch ’16. Fisher welcomed Abbie Spector ’17 who is replacing Michael Brady ’17.5 as Chief of Staff, Junior Senator Karina Toy ’17, who returned to SGA from abroad...

SGA Update

By Tess Weitzner

December 9, 2015

SGA President Ilana Gratch ’16 began the Nov. 15 meeting with the results of the Eat Real survey about dining options. Of the 800 students who responded, 92 percent were in support of reaching the goal of 50 percent “real food” served on campus by 2020. (“Real food” is defined as meeting at...

SGA Update

By Tess Weitzner

November 18, 2015

SGA President Ilana Gratch ’16 opened the Nov. 9 senate meeting with an announce- ment that The Cellar (originally named The Coat Rack) is a student-run bar in Cross- roads Cafe that is still looking for bartenders. Students do not have to be 21 and can gain certification online through Vermont’s DLC ...

SGA Update

By Tess Weitzner

November 4, 2015

Cook Senator Georgia Grace Edwards ’18 opened the Oct. 18 meeting by introducing the idea of a campus-wide speed-dating event hosted by SGA, citing the occasion as a good way for SGA to connect with students. Senators considered hosting the event in Ross Dining Hall during the week following the spring...

SGA Update

By Tess Weitzner

October 14, 2015

Director of Membership and Chair of Elections Council Zak Fisher ’16, opened the Oct. 4 meeting with a welcome to the four new senators, Atwater Senator Jigar Bhakta ’18, Feb Senator Millie von Platen ’18.5 and First-Year Senators Charles Rainey ’19 and Kieran Parikh ’19. Fisher said the turnout...

SGA Update

By Tess Weitzner

September 30, 2015

The SGA senate meeting on Sept. 27 opened with a discussion and vote on the new schedule and location of Coffee Hour. It will now occur in Proctor Lounge on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. Coffee Hour is intended to be an accessible forum for students to have casual conversation with SGA members about the state of...

SGA Update

By Claire Treesh

April 29, 2015

The SGA meeting on April 19 opened with an announcement from President Taylor Custer ’15 that the recently passed proposal Coffee Hour would take place at 8:30 p.m. every remaining Tuesday of this school year, in either Davis Family Library or Bicentennial Hall. Next, Director of Membership Nick War...

SGA Update

By Claire Treesh

March 18, 2015

At their meetings on March 8 and March 15, the SGA passed notable acts and resolutions. The Senate also voted to ratify Maddy Sanchez ’17 as the Director of Transportation, five new Finance Committee Members and six new members of the Awards Committee. The first issue of debate at the March 8meeting...

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