This School Year, Get Involved in Your Student Senate!

The first Senate Meeting of the year was called to order by President Nick Arbaugh ‘20, beginning a year in which he hopes Senate continues to work on becoming more of an activist body on campus. Any first-years interested in participating in this activist body must submit a cover letter and resume to Vice President … More This School Year, Get Involved in Your Student Senate!

Final Senate Meeting Full of Emotions, Discussion

The final Senate meeting of the 2017-2018 school year on April 30th began with a drizzle of feelings, President Luke Frigon saying that Senate “Was incredibly fun; thank you all for letting me have the experience and not impeaching me”. The rest of the executive board expressed similar sentiments, and then moved into the meeting. … More Final Senate Meeting Full of Emotions, Discussion

Senate seeks new president for next school year after intimidation controversy

The Senate Board of Directors held an additional meeting after the regularly scheduled Student Senate meeting April 23 to hear Haley Gluhanich ’19 and her appeal of Vice President Aimee Bosman’s  decision stating she had violated an election rule forbidding the intimidation of candidates during her run for Senate President of the 2018-2019 school year. … More Senate seeks new president for next school year after intimidation controversy

Shortest Student Senate meeting of the semester

The Gettysburg College Student Senate has its shortest meeting of the semester on April 23. OSAGL Liaison Jacqueline Crowley ‘20 awarded the yearly Club Awards, including The Spirit of Service Award to APO, the Most Improved Club Award to Model UN, the Best Collaboration Award to VSA, ASA and China Club for their Lunar New … More Shortest Student Senate meeting of the semester

Senate gains new Executive Board, hears from Facilities Task Force

Student Senate met April 9, and the majority of the meeting was taken up mostly by a Q&A session with candidates for Senate Exec. Board. The meeting began with an announcement that Pat Custer and Haley Gluhanich had won their races for Vice President and President of Senate, respectively. The first Q&A session for the … More Senate gains new Executive Board, hears from Facilities Task Force

Q&A for candidates of senate president and vice president gives insight into future direction of the body

45 minutes of the April 2 Senate meeting were occupied with a Q&A run by Ben Pontz of The Gettysburgian for candidates running for Senate President and Vice President. Candidates for vice president, Pat Custer ‘19 and Marisa Balanda ‘21, both cited Senate’s active involvement with the Hanson mold situation and President Frigon’s determination to … More Q&A for candidates of senate president and vice president gives insight into future direction of the body

Senate moves fast, passes two budgets and tables an amendment in 30 minutes.

Gettysburg’s Student Senate met in Mara Auditorium on March 19th, 2018, to pass two budgets and further discuss the Election Amendment. The biggest discussion of the night was had over Gettysburg News Network’s budget request, needed in order to pay for a year of the planned phone app for the news service. Because this could … More Senate moves fast, passes two budgets and tables an amendment in 30 minutes.

Student Senate receives a preview of the new Bullet Hole and proposed changes to the election process

The Student Senate was treated to a preview of the layout of the new CUB and Bullet Hole on Monday, courtesy of Mike Bishop, Gettysburg’s dining services manager. Students can plan on a larger seating space in Bullet, able to fit around 185 people, with more seating in the new Junction, as well as seating … More Student Senate receives a preview of the new Bullet Hole and proposed changes to the election process

Hanson mold complaints spill over into heated Student Senate meeting

The Senate Meeting on February 26 was highlighted by a Q&A session with Associate Dean of College Life Keira Kant, where students from Hanson and others attending senate were allowed to ask questions pertaining to the housing situation and extenuating mold. Ms. Kant began with a short summary of the issue — finding mold in … More Hanson mold complaints spill over into heated Student Senate meeting

Student Senate approves budgets, clubs, a senator — and hears complaints on Hanson mold

The Student Senate meeting on February 20 covered budget requests from BSU and EMS, recognized three new clubs on campus, appointed a new senator and heard student complaints about the college’s actions on the mold in Hanson. The meeting began with Treasurer Sarah Berkowitz ‘18 warning the Senate that five weeks into the semester 32% … More Student Senate approves budgets, clubs, a senator — and hears complaints on Hanson mold