Archive for February, 2010

Co-President Debate Audio

The audio from tonight’s Co-President debate is available on the Student Senate podcast at

Co-President Candidate Pair Debate TONIGHT!

This is just a reminder that the Co-President candidate pair debate will be happening tonight from 5pm to 6pm in the Courtyard Cafe.  Please come, listen to the candidates, and ask them some (tough) questions! Also, we would like to make a clarification on the Student Activities Fee change that you will be voting on […]

Student Senate Press Release 2/22/10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2010 FINANCE BY-LAWS- The Student Senate finished with the revisions to its finance by-laws. RESOLUTION- The resolution that junior Gustavus student Phil Cleary presented to Student Senate for consideration last week was voted down. The resolution read “ The student senate will neither pass nor enforce any policy that is […]

Printing Policy Resolution

On the Monday, February 15th, 2010 Full Senate meeting, Student Senate passed the following resolution regarding the new (as of 2009) printing policy in effect at Gustavus.

Student Senate Press Release 2/15/10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2010 DAY AT THE CAPITOL- Dennis Egan from the Minnesota Private College Council came to the Student Senate meeting to discuss details for Day at the Capitol. Senators will be tabling outside of the cafeteria until February 26th. People will be able to sign up for the event and gather […]

Student Senate Drafts Marijuana Sanctions Policy

At the Monday February 15 2010 Full Senate Meeting, Student Senate discussed and passed the “Typical Minimum Sanctions for Marijuana-related Violations of College Policy.” View PDF: Typical Minimum Sanctions for Marijuana-related Violations of College Policy

Constitutional changes

Students, Changes to the Student Senate Constitution have been proposed by the Full Senate as described in this post.  These changes will be voted on by students during the Co-President elections which will take place later this month early March.  These changes include: Non-voting executives/committee chairs will be appointed at the end of the academic […]

Senate Finance Guidelines Updated

On Monday, February 8, 2010, Student Senate discussed and approved several changes/additions to the Finance Guidelines.  These changes are shown below.  We will have an updated version of the Senate By-Laws/Finance Guidelines PDF on the website as soon as possible. Add: Student Senate will not fund direct monetary or material charitable contributions. Add: Student Senate […]

Student Senate 2010/2011 Co-President Applications Available

Fellow Students! The Student Senate Elections Committee is happy to announce that applications for Student Senate Co-Presidents are available at the Information Desk at the Student Activities Office.  The Senate Co-Presidents have responsibility as guiding executives of the Senate and chief representatives of the student body.  This position is a great honor, a challenging way […]