Student Senate

  • Senate Looks to the Future of CSS

    by - Nov 17, 2017
    Heidi Voigt hvoigt@css.edu At Sunday’s Student Senate meeting, president Jason Chavez updated the senators about the initiatives of the College of St. Scholastica’s strategic planning task forces. These 11 committees have each released a statement regarding...
  • Senate Speaks on Diversity and Professionalism

    by - Nov 10, 2017
    Heidi Voigt hvoigt@css.edu Sunday’s Senate meeting gave a new meaning to diversity and inclusion as Chris Davila, the head of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, asked Senate to think of these topics in a broader...
  • Motion of Change

    by - Nov 3, 2017
    Preserving the Wetlands Kate Miller kmiller16@css.edu An on-campus bridge no longer exists. The bridge that connected parking lots 14 and 15 on the St. Scholastica campus was removed last year due to some environmental issues the...
  • Residential Life Proposes New Possible Guest Policies to Senate

    by - Oct 27, 2017
    Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu Campus residence guest policies are being reworked to propose limits on the guests a person can have in their living arrangements. Elliott Johnston, director of Residential Life, attended the Student Senate meeting to...
  • Student Senate Hosts DACA Panel

    by - Oct 20, 2017
    A Report on the Panel’s Answers Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu Student Senate decided the answer to various questions and concerns about DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) was a panel, consisting of four people from various positions...
  • Two Colloquies Needed to Discuss Parking

    by - Oct 20, 2017
    Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu When Senate is faced with difficult or time-consuming topics, Student Senate has the option to enter a colloquy– a specified amount of time where people speak popcorn style– which is kept out of...
  • Letter to the Editor: Northern Explorers

    by - Oct 13, 2017
    Alex Cole acole2@css.edu To whom it may concern,      The importance of this letter comes from the course of events during the Student Senate meeting on the evening of October 1, 2017. This letter is in no...
  • Senate Advisor Addresses Concerns

    by - Oct 13, 2017
    Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu     Vice President of Student Affairs Steve Lyons attended last week’s Student Senate meeting to address concerns about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and other policies threatened by the current United States...
  • Three Hour Senate Meeting Discusses Budget and DACA

    by - Oct 6, 2017
    Senate Nearly Fails to Meet Quorum Mid Meeting Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu The three hour Student Senate meeting covered emotional and impactful issues such as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy (DACA), and the lack of...
  • Senate Tackles Changes and Requests

    by - Sep 29, 2017
    Allie Brennhofer Abrennhofer@css.edu The second Student Senate meeting of the semester convened Sunday, September 24. It was the first meeting that freshmen senators attended. This was the first meeting covered by The Cable. Some key components...