Senate is still working on figuring itself out, four weeks in. Elijah Fernandez ‘21 was appointed Senator for the Class of 2021 following the resignation of the previous Senator for schedule reasons. Several clubs were either dissolved or de-recognized for lack of attendance, and many others attended hearings last Friday to let the Senate know … More Don’t Fall Down On Senate Attendance
The Student Senate is holding fast to its promise to run a tight ship this year. President Arbaugh ‘20 has already talked with President Riggs about the mold that has reappeared in Hason Basement; facilities is already working on clearing it out, and it is apparently a less harmful species than the black mold that … More Getting Into The Grind
The Senate meeting this Monday, 9/10/18, stuck to the Executive Board’s hope to run Senate like a tight ship this semester. The meeting dismissed at 7:19, and a good amount of information was packed into those nineteen minutes. Vice President Pat Custer ‘19 announced that First-Year voting for Student Senate is open, and will close … More Make your voice heard this year!
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!
Senate held its election for Secretary at its final meeting of the semester on April 30th, 2018. Each candidate for Secretary was allotted 4 minutes of speaking time, with no Q&A. Marisa Balanda ‘21 spent a great deal of time defending her decision to write an opinion for the Gettysburgian, but she also … More Senate Elects Secretary
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
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
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
At the April 16 Student Senate meeting, attendance was the hot topic of the night. The Fly Fishing Club’s re-application for recognition, after having missed too many Senate meetings and their attendance hearing, came under scrutiny from the Senate. Despite claiming to have about 20 holdover members from last semester, the Co-Presidents also claimed that … More Senate attendance is important
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
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
The Senate meeting on March 26 was dominated by a discussion about James O’Keefe, a speaker that the student-run political club, Young Americans for Freedom (YAF), wants to bring to campus. The senate allocated YAF all $2000 in a roll call vote, but President Luke Frigon vetoed this decision by the Senate body, declaring that … More YAF speaker sparks Senate debate
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.
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
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
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