Senate

  • Student Senate’s Challenges to Pass the Gender Neutral Bathroom Proposal

    by - Nov 17, 2017
    Nick Stenstrup nstenstrup@css.edu The College of St. Scholastica’s Student Senate has been working on a proposal to include gender inclusive restrooms around campus. The proposal has been lead by William Richardson II, leader of the diversity...
  • Minnesota Private College Speaker Addresses Senate

    by - Dec 9, 2016
    Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu A consultant from the Minnesota Private College Council, Dennis Egan, spoke to Student Senate Sunday night about student involvement in the issues society faces. The main point Egan tried to make was that...
  • Senate Allocates $500 to Clubs

    by - Dec 2, 2016
    DyAnna Grondahl dgrondahl@css.edu Senate ended their Nov. 14 meeting after allocating $500 of the small amount left in the general fund. After 28 senators filed into the room, they discussed fund allocations for German and Investment...
  • Lack of Senator Attendance Cuts Meeting Short

    by - Nov 11, 2016
    Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu Low attendance at Sunday’s meeting forced Student Senate to hold off on voting for two financial requests until enough members are present. In order to vote on requests, two thirds of Senate —...
  • Senate Discontinues Endeavor Fund

    by - Nov 11, 2016
    DyAnna Grondahl dgrondahl@css.edu Because of the severity of its shrinking budget, Student Senate has dropped a popular pool of money that was once used for funding campus improvement projects. The Endeavor Fund, an account which had...
  • Senate Decisions

    by - Nov 4, 2016
    Mitchell Gertken mgertken@css.edu When I was a member of my high school senate, the individual members did very little involving purchases. There were teachers appointed to act as advisors for most events, who made sure that...
  • Senate Could Undergo Overhaul

    by - Nov 4, 2016
    Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu There is a high possibility that the Student Senate as it is known now will appear very differently in future semesters. While nothing is concretely decided, there has been discussion and ideas thrown...
  • Senate Considers Requests Tabled From Last Week

    by - Oct 28, 2016
    Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu Senate heard two requests that had been tabled at the previous meeting, Alternative Break Experience and Club Hockey, as well as a Sept. 12 request from Northern Explorers that had been misplaced. The...
  • Senate to Clubs: Ask For Funding Next Semester

    by - Oct 28, 2016
    Alexandrea Jerome ajerome1@css.edu Student Senate told club leaders earlier this month to hold off with their budgeting requests at the roundtable meeting due to the Senate’s cut in budget. With the changes that have been made...
  • Senate Still Unsure of Exact Budget

    by - Oct 21, 2016
    Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu For the second meeting in a row, Student Senate did not have the exact amount of their budget on hand and relied again on an estimation. The Finance Department has had difficulty figuring...