GREEK LIFE RESOLUTION: On October 30, 2005 the WSA passed a resolution in support of Greek life on Wesleyan's campus
THE ENDOWMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE: On October 24th, 2005 the WSA passed a resolution in support of the creation of an Endowment Advisory Committee
NEWS HEADLINES FROM 2004-2005:
GENDER NEUTRAL HOUSING RESOLUTION: The WSA unanimously passed a
resolution that requests the reinstitution of the approved Universal Gender
Neutral Housing Policy, which would allow any two frosh to be roommates,
regardless of their biological sex.
VOTE FOR THE SENIOR CLASS GIFT
The senior class gift if your chance to give back and leave a mark on Wesleyan. The WSA is holding a poll to help decide where the senior gift will go this year. Seniors, log on and place your vote!
2005 SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS
The WSA recently held its elections for the class of 2005 Senior Officers, ending Friday, March 5. Congratulations to the winners: President Yaw Boateng (124 votes), Vice President Natalia Ortiz (148 votes), Treasurer Thang Lengoc (204 votes), and Secretary Marcella Martinez (10 votes). Bob the Cat finished with a strong showing of 3 votes. To view the full results and vote counts, visit the WSA's voting website.
E-SQUID is now up and running at esquid.wesleyan.edu! E-Squid is a student course evaluation site for the Wesleyan community, helping students make informed choices when selecting classes. It is open to all current students. Course browsing starts soon, so check it out!
Underverse, Wesleyan's new television station is starting up in the next few weeks! Email us at email@example.com If you have suggestions, programming ideas, or would like to get involved.
CONGRATULATION TO THE SBC WINNERS!
The Student Budgetary Committee (SBC) recently held its elections, ending on Friday, January 30. Congratulations to the winners: Georgi Radev, Ben Evar, Brittany Mitchell, and Danny Penrod. Log onto the WSA's election website to view the full results and vote counts.
SBC ELECTIONS RESCHEDULED
The election was originally scheduled for before winter break. Because of an oversight, the election was scheduled for a period shorter than the mininum number of days specified in the WSA Constitution. The first election was nullified and a reelection was held, ending Friday, January 30. Check out the Argus's coverage of the election for more details.
For more information on the Student Budgetary Committee, visit their website.
The Student Budgetary Committee (SBC) is holding its elections now, through midnight Friday, January 30. Check out the candidates' platforms, see their pictures, and vote!
The Student Budgetary Committee allocates money to different student organizations to make life on campus better for all. SBC members play a big role in campus affairs; be sure to vote for the person who you feel will make the best decisions for Wesleyan.
At its December 7, 2003 meeting, the WSA passed a Renewable Energy Resolution, giving support to Wesleyan's initiative to purchase 20% of its energy from renewable sources by the beginning of the 2004-2005 academic year.
The Student Budgetary Committee (SBC) is holding its elections now, through midnight Friday, December 5. Check out the candidates' platforms, see their pictures, and vote!
RESLIFE UNDER REVIEW
At the request of Director of Residential Life Jeffrey Ederer, an external review was conducted of the residential life program at Wesleyan. Tom Ellett, executive director of housing and residence life at New York University, and Leslie Urban, associate director of residence life at Davidson College, visited Wesleyan April 16 - 17, 2003.
CAMPUS DINING RESOLUTION PASSES
At its October 26 meeting, the WSA passed a resolution to the controversy over campus dining and using points off-campus. The Resolution states that the WSA will "continue to improve on-campus dining options, while pursuing a program for the academic year 2003-04 that allows students to use points off-campus after 8 p.m. and on weekends." At the same time, the WSA will oversee the process of admitting new dining establishments to ensure a standard of labor practice.
CURRENT FORUM: CAMPUS DINING
SCIENCE CENTER CAFE TO BE NAMED
At its November 2 meeting the WSA voted on the finalists from a campus-wide competition to decide the name for the new Science Center cafe. The mathematical symbol for pi beat out other finalists including WesCafe and WesBucks.
The cafe will be installed in the glass area of the Science Center, across the street from WesShop and will serve coffee and desserts. Its construction is anticipated to begin next semester. The WSA meets every Sunday night at 8:00 in PAC 002.
WSA ANNOUNCES ITS 2003-2004 PLAN
At its October 12 meeting the WSA approved its 2003-2004 plan, outlining changes it will strive to make this year to improve the campus for the student body.
WSA OFFICE HOURS
Every WEDNESDAY at 9 p.m. in the WSA Office (190 High St.), members of the Executive Committee will be holding open OFFICE HOURS. All visitors are welcome to share any questions or concerns.
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