Student Senate

  • Senate Wraps Up for the Semester

    by - Dec 14, 2017
    Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu Student Senate began a new monthly award, Saint of the Month. Ashley Radtke, a nursing student, won December’s award. She was given a certificate and a water bottle for the honor. In the...
  • Senate Suspends Financial Handbook for Cable Request

    by - Dec 8, 2017
    Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu The Cable newspaper asked Student Senate to suspend the Financial Handbook in order to use funds previously allocated for printing costs next semester to instead pay the staff of the paper. This was...
  • Editorial: Budget Issues Lead to Conflict Between Cable and Senate

    by - Dec 8, 2017
    Cable Starts Transition to Student Activities Abigail Blonigen ablonigen@css.edu A petition started by the Cable in response to the Student Service Fee Allocation Committee’s budgeting decisions has recently caused quite the stir on Facebook. The petition,...
  • Senate Releases Stipend Amounts

    by - Dec 8, 2017
    Tags: Senate, stipends, budget, transparency Student Senate Strives for Transparency Following Student Service Fee Allocations Abigail Blonigen ablonigen@css.edu Following Student Senate’s update to the financial handbook stating the only organization to receive stipend funds to reimburse...
  • New Initiatives Discussed in Senate

    by - Dec 1, 2017
    Public Class Surveys and Possibility of Cutting Majors Allie Brennhofer abrennhofer@css.edu The Student Senate meeting Nov. 19 covered many of the initiatives Senate is trying to introduce to The College of St. Scholastica, such as Swipe...
  • 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...