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					                          Thelomathesian Society
                                 Minutes
                              10 March 2004

I.      Call to Order
        This meeting of the Thelomathesian Society was called to order in
        the University Center Formal Lounge at 7:07 p.m.

II.    Attendance
         The following Senators were present, absent, or excused from the
         meeting on 10 March 2004:
         Residence                 Name           Present, Excused, Unexcused
     Senior Townhouses         Abbey Green                   Present
                               Molly Milliken               Excused
           62 Park            Jaralie Murphy                 Present
         Dean Eaton              Dan Allen                   Present
                                Kate Byrne                   Present
                                Andy Cook                   Excused
                             Francis Faillace                Present
                              Lauren Nuffort                 Present
           Gaines             Emily LeBlanc                  Present
            Hulett         Elizabeth Chadwick                Present
                                 Nate Paro                   Present
           Jencks            William Hughes                  Present
                                                            VACANT
             Lee            Justin Yock-Davis                Present
                               Robert Glover                 Present
                            Elizabeth Pimentel               Present
                             John McGivney                   Present
        Off-Campus          Jessica Boughton                 Present
                              Jamie Moorby                   Present
                                                            VACANT
            Priest             Steve Peraza                 Excused
           Rebert            Katherine Farrell               Present
                               John Gursky                   Present
                           Catherine Ruggiero                Present
                            Lindsey Wetmiller                Present
            Reiff                                           VACANT
            Sykes            Paul Bien-Aimé                  Present
                               Carla Hunter                  Present
                                Brian Lind                   Present
                             Heather Thomas                  Present
                            Elizabeth Wardell                Present
      Theme Cottages          Carolyn Griffin                Present
                               Camille Partin                Present
                                Sarah Post                   Present
          Whitman            Mandie Barney                 Present
                            Jason Eisenhuth                Present
                             Patricia Malley               Present
                              Noelle O’Brien               Present
   On Campus Greek            Seth Leonard                 Present
                           Simba Pasipanodya               Excused
                             Karena Vigliotti              Present
   First Year Council       Nelsy De La Nuez               Present
                               Justin Cree                 Present
   Sophomore Class          Siobhan Scanlan                Excused
                               Liam Nolan                  Excused
         Junior Class          Anna Burke                  Present
                             Saurabh Gupta                 Present
         Senior Class         Ryan Muldoon                 Present
                             Allison Turcotte              Present
       Senator-At-Large       Deana Dennis                 Present
                              Katrina Franz                Present
                             Kristina Grube                Present
                              Jana Morgan                  Present
                            Domenico Pirrotta              Present
                                Jake Shea                  Excused
                                Rob Silver                 Present
                              Brigette Smith               Present
                              Stephanie St.
                                  Joseph                   Present
                            Shannon Casucci                Present


III.     Officer Reports
         A. Vice President of University Relations – Alex Sheppard
         Vice President Sheppard stated that he needed second approval for
         the $6000 for Thelmo storage and he entertained questions.

      Questions:
      Debate:
      For:
      Against:
      For:
      Call
Motion passes: Unanimously.
      Vice President Sheppard then stated that he attended an American
      Chemical Society meeting on Monday. He then listed their activities
      being one on April 17th they are working with the Biology and
      Physics clubs to help local Boy Scouts to earn merit badges, on
      April 9th at 4pm they have a speaker coming from Budweiser to
      speak about making beer, and they will show a movie about Yuca
Mountain which is a site that the US Government is considering to
use to deposit nuclear waste on Tuesday April 6th in Carnegie.
He then stated that he attended a meeting of the SLU Republicans
where there were 24 people in attendance including members and
non-members as well as people who disagree with the republican
ideology. The meeting regarded discussing the situation with Bob
Torres’s website and the actions taken by certain individuals. He
further stated that they discussed how to handle the situation and
how they stood and where to go in the future. He stated that the
group concluded whatever action was taken is to be positive. He
stated that the group meets Sundays at 8pm if anyone is interested
in attending. Vice President Casler conclud4ed by saying he
attended an event sponsored by the Nordic Ski Club on Friday,
which was held in Tupper Lake and everyone in attendance, had a
great time, and anyone interested about information on the Nordic
Ski team should get in touch with Senator Partin.

B. Vice President of Senate Affairs – Adam Casler
Vice President Casler said that he would like to make a plea; he
stated the word echo is used far too much, and it makes Secretary
Ryan’s job more difficult and he would appreciate it if using this
word would decrease. He then stated that we would be voting on the
Election chair in which Senator Smith, Senator Pirrotta, and
Senator Silver were running. He then stated he would ask them all a
question and then we would do a hand vote to elect the chair. He
then asked the question, “Why do you want to be the election
chair?”
Senator Smith stated that she is dedicated to the idea of having a
fair election for the entire campus. She stated she knows it is hard
work and she has the dedication to do the job.
Senator Silver stated that one of the main reasons he is running is
to increase voter turnout. He further stated that last year half of the
student body voted, which mirrors the presidential elections, and he
would like to explore new ways for people to vote, besides mass
emails, easier ways to vote. He said that for example instead of
having one booth, have more, which will make it easier. He said that
he really wants student voices heard. He concluded saying he will
have the time and dedication and uphold honesty of Thelmo.
Senator Pirrotta stated he would love to have the position. He stated
that the person who holds the position would need to have time and
he believes he does have the time to devote himself to the position.
He concluded saying that he also thinks that the election process
should run smoothly and efficiently, and he believes he can make
sure everything is smooth and everything if fair for those running.
Vice President Casler then asked each of them to step outside so the
Senate could vote.
Vice President Casler then took a hand vote whereas Senator
Smith received 12 votes, Senator Silver received 16 votes, and
Senator Pirrotta received 17 votes making him the Election Chair.
Vice President Casler then welcomed them back in giving a
congratulations to Senator Pirrotta. Vice President Casler then
stated that we have switched to an online voting system, which will
hopefully produce a bigger turnout. He stated that this will cover
class officer elections and the Student Delegate to the Board of
Trustees and two questions the academic system and smoking in
residential halls. Vice President Casler then read a memo from Traci
Fordham-Hernandez regarding a sustained Dialogue group. The
memo went as follows:
“Many of us have been watching and listening as our friends,
colleagues, and peers engage in communication that is divisive,
hostile, and unproductive. Some of us are angry, hurt, and feel
ignored or silenced. While conflict and difference are inherent, and
indeed, beneficial to any community, if ignored or dealt with poorly,
they can lead to a variety of social ills. Are you ready for a better,
more productive way to engage with conflict in our community? We
are. Associate Dean and Professor of English, Dr. Margaret Kent
Bass, Professor of Government and Gender Studies, Dr. Valerie
Lehr, and I are proposing an alternative to the spamming,
slamming, name-calling and gauntlet-throwing to which we’ve all
been witness lately. This alternative is called Sustained Dialogue
and it is a specific method of small group communication that has
been used in a variety of places and situations all over the world.
The ultimate objective of sustained dialogue is to (re) build
communities that are somehow divided. Here are the basics: Dr.
Bass is the official convener of this student dialogue group. We are
inviting students from a variety of organizations to participate.
Because we would like this dialogue group to continue into next
year, we would prefer that students not be graduating seniors. Val
and I have volunteered to facilitate the dialogue group. Facilitators
do not weigh in at all in the dialogue; they simply keep the
conversation on track and help to remind members of the
collaboratively established dialogue ground rules. Dialogue group
members must agree to have Val and I as facilitators. If, for some
reason, you do not agree to have us as facilitators, we must visit
other options. Everything that takes place in the sustained dialogue
group is confidential.

Dialogue is different from debate or other forms of interaction in
that it puts active listening and understanding at the fore. In order
to participate in the sustained dialogue group, all participants must
agree that understanding the other participants’ perspectives is the
most important objective. We already know that we disagree on a
     number of very important issues. We are not trying to reach
     consensus; therefore, trying to “win” or to convince others of your
     position is NOT the goal of this group. When you come to really
     understand another’s point of view (and they yours), it is much
     more likely that you can identify common ground and (re)build
     community.

     If you are interested in participating in the sustained dialogue
     group, kindly send me an email (tracifordham@stlawu.edu). In this
     email, please indicate 1) if you agree on the facilitators, and 20 your
     interest in participating in the sustained dialogue group. In order for
     this group to function effectively, we can only accept 12-15
     individuals. If you know of someone who may be interested but is
     not on the email list, please pass this invitation along. The deadline
     for acceptance is Wednesday, March 10. Once we have a list of
     participants, val and I will meet with individuals separately to
     identify your respective concerns and goals (on the week of the 22nd
     of March). We plan to launch the first dialogue on the 29th or 30th of
     March.

     Let’s work together to provide a context where our concerns are
     heard and where we treat others and in turn are treated with dignity
     and respect. Let’s create a dialogue.”

     Vice President Casler then said he would yield his remaining time to
     Senator De La Nuez.
     Senator De La Nuez stated that she was representing ACE where
     they have 20-25 regular members. She then read the ACE events of
     the event calendar, in which a copy can be obtained from the Co-
     Curricular Education and Programming Desk.

     C. Secretary – Molly Ryan
        Secretary Ryan apologized for not getting the past weeks minutes
        out but said that it was due to her very busy personal and
        academic schedule. She stated that she however would do her
        best to not let it happen again and she would make sure to finish
        them over break. She then stated that she was still getting
        returned emails from the list she had for senators, so if there
        were senators not receiving her emails, please see her after the
        meeting.

V.   Student Delegate Report
     A. Student Delegate to the Board of Trustees – Jolie Roetter
     Student Delegate Roetter stated that she came from the Buildings
     and Grounds Tripartite in which they talked about the oval grass
     space outside and what to put there. She stated that they had
      discussed the possibility of putting sculptures or benches there, but
      if anyone had any ideas she could take them now.
      Mr. Babcock asked, although he stated unrelated to the question, if
      it was possible to find out where the barbeque pits at townhouses
      were and if they were getting them.
      Student Delegate Roetter stated that they were two separate things
      but she could bring it up.
      She then stated that if anyone has ideas to please send her an email
      and keep thinking about the position for Student Delegate.

VI.   Committee Chair Reports
      A. Budget and Finance Chair – Lindsay Weichert
         After greeting the Senate, Chairperson Weichert announced that
         she was excited to report that some of last year's enrollment
         estimates had been understated; and that, consequently, the
         Student Activities Fund took in $10,000-$14,000 more this year
         than anticipated. Chairperson Weichert continued by stating
         that over Spring Break, she would be examining the SLUSAF
         system of accounts, and making an educated guess as to how
         much money next year's fund will have. Factors such as
         enrollment projections, organization rollover predictions, and
         interest accumulations will be taken into account.
         She further went on to briefly explain this year's Spring Budget
         Process. After returning from Spring Break, members of the
         Budget and Finance Committee will begin systematically
         allocating budgets. With an ultimate bottom line in mind, at
         least three members of the Committee -- not including
         Chairperson Weichert or a member affiliated with the
         organization in question -- will look at each submitted budget
         proposal; a process which last year took, on average, thirty
         minutes per proposal. After the Committee finalizes tentative
         awards and presents them to one member of each organization
         during its budget hearing, a comprehensive 2003-2004 Budget
         Report will be submitted to the Senate for approval. Second
         approval will finalize the award to every organization,
         concluded Chairperson Weichert.
         Chairperson Weichert was willing to entertain questions from the
         Senate, but received none.

      B. Academic Affairs Chair – Aaron Saxer
         Chairman Saxer briefly described the process he has been going
         through with the Grading Policy change; it started two years ago
         under his first term as Academic Affairs Chair. Numbers were
         gathered and a .25 scale was proposed to the Academic Affairs
         Tri-Partite. This was sent to Faculty Council and they sent it
         back to the Academic Affairs Tri-Partite to create a change for the
University. Chairman Saxer reminded the Senate of what
President Snedeker said last week about how resolutions coming
from Thelmo hold great weight among the administration. It is
because of this that Chairman Saxer and Delegate Roetter
drafted a Grading Policy Resolution. The resolution reads:
"Whereas, the discussion of a change in the St. Lawrence
University grading policy has been circulating for more than two
years; And, whereas, the student body feels that a grading scale
of .25 would reflect the grades obtained by the student more
accurately than the current grading scale; Therefore, we, the
members of the Thelomathesian Society recommend a change of
the St. Lawrence University grading policy from a .5 scale to a
.25 scale."

Questions
Senator Lind asked if that was the only student interest was
gauged.
Chairperson Saxer stated generally, he sent a mailing to ¼ of
students, but he received no more responses than about 13 % of
the student body responding.
Mr. Babcock asked with this resolution, does this mean Thelmo
will endorse .25 system.
Chairperson Saxer stated he hopes it will be recognized that is
what student body is behind.
Senator Hunter asked if he would be willing to use the online
voting system in order to get a more accurate count.
Chairperson Saxer stated that if we choose to go with that
method, it wouldn’t be in place for next semester, at the earliest
it would be in place around Spring 2005. He added that just so
everyone knew this was the sixth semester this was being worked
on.
Senator Shea stated that he was confused about when this
would go into affect.
Chairperson Saxer stated that it wouldn’t = go in until next
semester.
Student Delegate asked if you would see a difference in grades
from the change to a .25 system from the .5 system, whereas the
grades would be higher or lower.
Chairperson Saxer stated that one of the things found in the
student survey was that because of the rounding in the current
system does, because there will be less space to round you will
see an increase in the grades.
Point of Clarification Student Delegate Roetter stated that
passing this isn’t saying it will go into effect, but that Thelmo
supports this policy and then it would go through other bodies
and they will decide how it is implemented.
President Snedeker stated that it is really tough to get anything
past the faculty, and as President Emeritus Babcock can attest
with the fraternization resolution, the faculty spent one hour over
one word, and it is a seemingly endless process. President
Snedeker stated that this is something that has been worked on
for so long and so hard, and by putting it forth into the Senate, it
is going to give the issue the attention it deserves. He concluded
saying that after so many hours invested in it we needed to bring
it to the Senate.
Mr. Babcock asked by putting in specifics rather than just call
for change if it would cause problems
Chairperson Saxer stated when talking about that the proposal
for the tripartite the .25 system got so many votes, he was just
going about it the same way.
Senator Lind asked if it was possible to pass a resolution
suggesting change and then take Senator Hunter’s idea of polling
the student body through the online voting system. He further
questioned if this would get the ball rolling or if that would just
confuse the vote entirely.
Chairperson Saxer responded affirmatively, saying if that is what
the Senate wanted to take out, and they could then get another
vote.
Senator Thomas suggested keeping the second paragraph but
leaving out the specific number.
Chairperson Saxer responded affirmatively. He then read the
finalized amended resolution, which read as follows:
“Whereas, the discussion of a change in the St. Lawrence
University grading policy has been circulating for more than two
years;
And, whereas, the student body feels that a change in the
grading scale would reflect the grades obtained by the student
more accurately than the current grading scale;
Therefore, we, the members of the Thelomathesian Society
recommend a change of the St. Lawrence University grading
policy to more accurately reflect students’ grades.”

Debate:
For:
Against: Senator Farrell stated that she thinks that if this is gong
to affect our grades negatively, as according to the faculty’s
opinion, the teachers are in tune with grading system the most,
and this may turn out more negatively then we intended.
For: Senator Lind stated, as he understands through hearsay,
from discussion of professors, that they are in favor of this
proposal and while it may reflect a slight decrease, it will more
accurately reflect the work done in classes.
         Against: Senator Pirrotta stated that this shouldn’t pass because
         it is redundant in a way, and if the faculty has a standard and
         they wish to see a change, this won’t include anything. He
         further stated that we should use the online voting system in
         order to get a more accurate picture of what the student body
         wants.
         For: Mr. Babcock stated that when talking about whether it is
         going to negatively affect the grades, it will more accurately
         reflect them. He continued saying when he was President of
         Thelmo, they did polling of the faculty and they, the faculty,
         examined the grades of every student but there was no real
         overall change, whereas students on the upper end were brought
         down, and those on the lower end went up. He stated that
         therefore as a whole saw they saw no real change. He continued
         saying that the passage of this resolution is saying to get going;
         the faculty council charged the tripartite committee to have an
         answer on the issue by last December and it still hasn’t
         happened and this will force them to address the issue. He
         concluded saying that if we pass this at least something has been
         done to address it and it won’t fall along the wayside and he
         encouraged all to pass the resolution as is.
         Against:
         For:
         Call
District                        Name            Yes       No       Abstain
Townhouses                  Abbey Green             X
                           Molly Milliken
62 Park                   Jaralie Murphy            X
Dean Eaton                   Dan Allen              X
                             Kate Byrne             X
                             Andy Cook
                          Francis Faillace          X
                           Lauren Nuffort           X
Gaines                     Emily LeBlanc            X
Hulett                  Elizabeth Chadwick          X
                             Nate Paro              X
Jencks                    William Hughes                     X

Lee                     Justin Yock-Davis        X
                           Robert Glover         X
                        Elizabeth Pimentel       X
                         John McGivney           X
Off Campus              Jessica Boughton                  X
                          Jamie Moorby           X
Priest                    Steve Peraza
Rebert                  Katherine Farrell                          X
                         John Gursky               X
                       Catherine Ruggiero          X
                       Lindsey Wetmiller           X
Reiff
Sykes                     Paul Bien-Aimé           X
                            Carla Hunter           X
                             Brian Lind            X
                          Heather Thomas           X
                         Elizabeth Wardell         X
Theme Cottages             Carolyn Griffin                  X
                           Camille Partin          X
                             Sarah Post            X
Whitman                   Mandie Barney            X
                         Jason Eisenhuth           X
                           Patricia Malley         X
                           Noelle O’Brien          X
On Campus Greek             Seth Leonard                    X
                        Simba Pasipanodya
                          Karena Vigliotti         X
FYC                      Nelsy De La Nuez          X
                             Justin Cree           X
Sophomore Class          Siobhan Scanlan
                             Liam Nolan
Junior Class                Anna Burke                      X
                          Saurabh Gupta            X
Senior Class               Ryan Muldoon                     X
                          Allison Turcotte                  X
Senator at Large           Deana Dennis                            X
                           Katrina Franz           X
                           Kristina Grube          X
                            Jana Morgan            X
                         Domenico Pirrotta                   X
                              Jake Shea             X
                              Rob Silver            X
                           Brigette Smith           X
                       Stephanie St. Joseph         X
                         Shannon Casucci            X
Resolution passes: 40 in favor, 8 opposed, and 2   abstentions.

          Chairman Saxer stated that the suggestions given to him about
         the variable units would be passed to the Academic Affairs Tri-
   Partite at their next meeting and they would then be sent to
   Faculty Council.

C. Priorities and Planning Chair – Randy Olivo
   Chairperson Olivo stated that first students have expressed a
   concern about the damage to cars from snow removal which he
   is going to start working on immediately. He stated also that
   people were asking about security procedures because security
   deals with most cases in a confidential manner. He then stated
   that he will be meeting with security and administration in order
   to learn how it all works and report back to the senate during his
   next report. He concluded by saying that for everyone’s safety to
   please stay away from canoe trails at night, as last night a
   student was pushed while walking in that area and if anyone
   knows anything about that incident please contact security at
   x5555.
D. Student Life Chair – Kate Riley (absent) Assistant
   Chairperson Elizabeth Pimentel
   Assistant Chairperson Pimentel stated that Chairperson Riley
   wouldn’t be here because she is ill. Chairperson Pimentel stated
   that they went out into the community to ask for donations and
   they have at least 12 prizes lined up. She continued in saying
   that she recommends this as a way to get donations for events, s
   the business owners were great about it. She also said that
   members of the committee would be having table in the Student
   Center to aid with therefore the event; she asked if each senator
   could take at least one and hang it up in their residence hall and
   no into contingency request, and expressed her appreciativeness
   for this.
   She concluded saying that they have their contingency request
   for the final event on April 3rd and 5th for $170 dollars.

   Questions
   Senator Pirrotta asked if they had looked around for food to get
   the cheapest price.
   Assistant Chairperson Pimentel responded saying that this is the
   cheapest they can get and they are only using dining services for
   the pizza.

   Debate
   For: Senator Hughes stated he was involved last year fun event
   and everyone should vote for it.
   Against:
   For:
   Against:
   Call
District                  Name         Yes   No   Abstain
Townhouses            Abbey Green        X
                     Molly Milliken
62 Park             Jaralie Murphy      X
Dean Eaton             Dan Allen        X
                       Kate Byrne       X
                       Andy Cook
                    Francis Faillace    X
                     Lauren Nuffort     X
Gaines               Emily LeBlanc      X
Hulett            Elizabeth Chadwick    X
                       Nate Paro        X
Jencks              William Hughes      X

Lee               Justin Yock-Davis     X
                     Robert Glover      X
                  Elizabeth Pimentel    X
                   John McGivney        X
Off Campus        Jessica Boughton      X
                    Jamie Moorby        X

Priest               Steve Peraza
Rebert             Katherine Farrell    X
                    John Gursky         X
                  Catherine Ruggiero    X
                  Lindsey Wetmiller     X
Reiff
Sykes               Paul Bien-Aimé      X
                     Carla Hunter       X
                       Brian Lind       X
                   Heather Thomas       X
                   Elizabeth Wardell    X
Theme Cottages      Carolyn Griffin     X
                    Camille Partin      X
                       Sarah Post       X
Whitman             Mandie Barney       X
                   Jason Eisenhuth      X
                    Patricia Malley     X
                     Noelle O’Brien     X
On Campus Greek      Seth Leonard       X
                  Simba Pasipanodya
                    Karena Vigliotti    X
FYC                Nelsy De La Nuez     X
                      Justin Cree       X
Sophomore Class        Siobhan Scanlan
                          Liam Nolan
Junior Class              Anna Burke          X
                        Saurabh Gupta         X
Senior Class            Ryan Muldoon          X
                        Allison Turcotte      X
Senator at Large         Deana Dennis         X
                         Katrina Franz        X
                        Kristina Grube        X
                         Jana Morgan          X
                      Domenico Pirrotta       X
                           Jake Shea          X
                           Rob Silver         X
                        Brigette Smith        X
                     Stephanie St. Joseph     X
                       Shannon Casucci        X
Motion passes: Unanimously. Return 24 March 2004 for second approval.

     Assistant Chairperson Pimentel then concluded asking to see her
     committee after the meeting.

     E. Public Relations Chair – Ruthie Carlson
     Chairperson Carlson stated that her committee met Tuesday amd
     she showed the older Thelmo brochures stating that they are
     outdated. She continued saying they are looking into redoing them,
     and she is meeting with a graphics person, looking for colors, and
     she wants people to be interested. She further stated that she would
     like to include current pictures, and if anyone had any ideas or
     about computer graphics or way to organize it to let her know. She
     also stated that she is working with IT to have an open discussion
     on blackboard, and that way if people didn’t get to say something
     during the meeting they can after can and also this way we can get
     input on student topics. She concluded saying that her Assistant
     Chair, Jaralie Murphy, would be taking pictures throughout the
     meeting for the brochures, and if you have no nametag or it is
     wrong please let her know.

  VII. President’s Report – Peter Snedeker
     President Snedeker stated that he met with Dean petty and one
     highlight was the success of Student Life Committee fundraising
     where they got 10 outside organizations to donate, and most
     recently they received a gift certificate from NDP sports, which
     shows there are in fact fundraising sources outside of SLU. He
     further stated that he met with Ron Florres and they discussed the
     worries about juniors without credits to graduate because of the .5
      credit needed, so Dr. Florres is offering two community based
      courses in order to take care of 40 students for the extra .5 credit.
      President Snedeker continued saying the other issue is the question
      about credits when going abroad, in that sometimes only one or two
      credits are given, in which he expressed his hope that this will be
      ironed out shortly. President Snedeker then went on to describe the
      differences of tabling versus postponing something, whereas to table
      something means an item is permanently taken out until revised,
      whereas something should be postponed to get a more accurate
      reflection of the Senate’s views. He then stated that we would be
      asking for nays or abstentions on every motion. President Snedeker
      then went on to introduce something he is working on with
      Chairperson Carlson. He stated that it is difficult to reach out to
      constituents who aren’t putting themselves out there. He stated that
      therefore Thelmo will be sponsoring a Senator information table,
      which will be either on the balcony or basement floor of the Student
      Center, whereas 4 senators will sit at the table every Tuesday and
      Thursday from 11-2 or something of that nature. He stated that this
      makes it that much easier to connect to constituents, saying the
      opportunity for communication would be endless and it is great. He
      concluded saying that every senator would sacrifice 2-3 hours every
      seventh week and this would be a huge public relations benefit.

      Questions
      Senator Hunter asked if everyone will be assigned shifts or if it
      would be on a volunteer basis.
      President Snedeker said that shifts would most likely be assigned.
      Senator Dennis asked what would happen if you a class during
      those times.
      Vice President Casler stated that you could break it down to two
      shifts, and further the hours aren’t set in stone; it is just a way for
      people to get to know their senators.
      President Snedeker stated that there are no permeantations to this,
      and he was just throwing it out there, considering everyone is
      directly involved in this and it is good to get direct input.



VIII. Old Business
      1.) St. Lawrence Review- Contingency Request-Lauren Boivin
      Ms. Boivin stated that the group got something together and the
      response has been overwhelming and they are doing really well.

      President Snedeker stated that just so everyone is aware old
      business will receive 2 minutes for questions, 5minutes for debate,
and new business would receive 5minutes for questions and 10
minutes for debate.

Questions:
Senator Hunter asked if Ms. Boivin could reiterate the amount
requested.
Ms. Boivin stated that it had been cut down to $2,200.

Debate:
For:
Against:
For:
Call
Motion passes: Unanimous

2.) Habitat for Humanity- Contingency Request- Liz Gagnon
Ms. Gagnon said just an update, in the past weekend Habitat made
more money with their fundraising efforts and for the original
money given to them, the extra would be returned to SLUSAF.

Questions:

Debate:
For:
Against:
For:
Call
Motion passes: Unanimous

3.) Artists’ Guild- Contingency Request- Roxanne Villanova and
    Alison Spooner
Ms. Villanova stated that they were requesting $650, which is half of
what they asked for to begin with.

Questions:
Senator Faillace asked if she could reiterate what the money would
be used for.
Ms. Villanova stated that it would be used for different programming
to get house known by the community. These programs would
include a jam session, poetry slam, and several others.
Senator Dennis asked what they could do for fundraising to defray
the costs.
Ms. Villanova stated they actually had been doing a bottle drive,
but for rest that is what request is for.

Debate:
      For:
      Against:
      For:
      Call
District                  Name         Yes   No       Abstain
Townhouses            Abbey Green        X
                     Molly Milliken
62 Park             Jaralie Murphy      X
Dean Eaton             Dan Allen        X
                       Kate Byrne       X
                       Andy Cook
                    Francis Faillace    X
                     Lauren Nuffort     X
Gaines               Emily LeBlanc      X
Hulett            Elizabeth Chadwick    X
                       Nate Paro        X
Jencks              William Hughes      X

Lee               Justin Yock-Davis     X
                     Robert Glover      X
                  Elizabeth Pimentel    X
                   John McGivney        X
Off Campus        Jessica Boughton      X
                    Jamie Moorby        X

Priest               Steve Peraza
Rebert             Katherine Farrell    X
                    John Gursky         X
                  Catherine Ruggiero    X
                  Lindsey Wetmiller     X
Reiff
Sykes               Paul Bien-Aimé      X
                     Carla Hunter       X
                       Brian Lind       X
                   Heather Thomas       X
                   Elizabeth Wardell              X
Theme Cottages      Carolyn Griffin     X
                    Camille Partin      X
                       Sarah Post       X
Whitman             Mandie Barney       X
                   Jason Eisenhuth      X
                    Patricia Malley     X
                     Noelle O’Brien     X
On Campus Greek      Seth Leonard       X
                        Simba Pasipanodya
                          Karena Vigliotti       X
FYC                      Nelsy De La Nuez        X
                            Justin Cree          X
Sophomore Class          Siobhan Scanlan
                            Liam Nolan
Junior Class                Anna Burke           X
                          Saurabh Gupta          X
Senior Class              Ryan Muldoon                     X
                          Allison Turcotte       X
Senator at Large           Deana Dennis          X
                           Katrina Franz         X
                          Kristina Grube         X
                           Jana Morgan           X
                         Domenico Pirrotta       X
                             Jake Shea                               X
                             Rob Silver          X
                          Brigette Smith         X
                       Stephanie St. Joseph      X
                         Shannon Casucci         X
Motion passes: 46 in favor, 2 opposed, and 1 abstention.

      4.) KSLU- Contingency Request- Chairperson Aaron Saxer
      Chairperson Saxer stated that the amount they were asking for is
      $1000, and there was a question last week about how many
      envelopes would that amount buy and it is 3,550, which is half of
      the CDs that KSLU has. He then concluded by specifically stating
      what the money was going to and what events they had planned.

      Questions
      Chairperson Olivo asked what channel the station is on.
      Chairperson Saxer stated that it is on the ACE-BO channels on TV,
      because their antennae pulled, but they are trying to get it repaired.


      Debate:
      For:
      Against:
      For:
      Call
      Motion passes: Unanimous.

      5.) Academic Honor Council- Approval of New Members- Vice
          President Casler
Vice President Casler stated that he was presenting because Sara
Goodnow had to leave, but stated they were requesting second
approval for the candidates they had presented last week.

Questions:

Debate:
For:
Against:
For:
Call
Motion passes: Unanimous

6.) SLU Amnesty International- Organization Status Request- Josh
    Nelson
Mr. Nelson stated that they were coming for second approval and if
there are any questions about what they do or what they are doing
in the future please feel free to ask.

Questions:

Debate:
For:
Against:
For:
Motion passes: Unanimous

7.) Dance Team- Organization Status Request-Shannon Casucci
Senator Casucci stated that they had made the amendments that
the Senate asked for and there were here for second approval. She
then stated they had a practice tonight and would be performing for
March madness and seemed to be running strong.

Questions:
Debate:
For: Senator Hughes stated that he saw the dance team at the
games, which used to be dead, but now with music and dance more
people come. He concluded stating everyone should definitely
support it.
Against:
For:
Call
Motion passes: Unanimous

8.) Pep Band- Organization Status Request-Anja Huising
      Ms. Huising stated that she was here for second approval, and she
      had copies of proposals if anyone didn’t get them.

      Questions:

      Debate:
      For:
      Against:
      For:
      Call
      Motion passes: Unanimous

      9.) SLU Buddies- Organization Status Request- Josh Onyan
      Mr. Onyan stated that the purpose of the group is to provide
      relationships in schools, whereas their membership has grown to 93
      so they are here asking for organization status.

      Questions:

      Debate:
      For:
      Against:
      For:
      Call
      Motion passes: Unanimous

      10.) Drama Club- Organization Status Request-Brigette Smith
      Senator Smith stated that they had seen to the appointment of the
      executive board to begin working, and they are trying to get projects
      going for next semester and she is happy to answer questions.

      Questions:

      Debate:
      For:
      Against:
      For:
      Call
      Motion passes: Unanimous


IX.   New Business
      1.) African Student Union- Contingency Request- Tafadzwa
          Negonde, Toyin Showole, Shirley Obioha, Neema Mawiyoo,
          Arnold Kanyang'onda
      The group greeted everyone stating they were requesting funds from
      Thelmo for the first time. The group read over the request and
      stated that they would be selling t-shirts to raise money, in which
      they are aiming to raise funds for next year. They further stated that
      for the week of April 4th they have invited schools such as Canton,
      Clarkson, and Potsdam because they want to share the cultural
      experiences of the event and any money not used will be returned.

      Questions:
      Senator Nuffort asked if dining services would allow the group to
      use the facilities for student use.
      The group replied affirmatively.
      Senator Silver asked the group just to clarify why they are not
      requesting money for tee shirts or hair braiding.
      The group stated that the tee shirts are for selling. They further
      stated that they have held African night over the past three years
      where over 100 have been in attendance, and with their invitation to
      people from other campuses, they are hoping for an even better
      turnout as organization.

      Debate:
      For:
      Against:
      For: Senator Hughes stated that flat out he had never personally
      seen a budget quite this itemized and they have so much
      fundraising done, that it is fantastic! It is a perfect example!
      Against:
      For:
      Against:
      Call
District                       Name               Yes       No      Abstain
Townhouses                 Abbey Green               X
                          Molly Milliken
62 Park                  Jaralie Murphy              X
Dean Eaton                  Dan Allen                X
                            Kate Byrne               X
                            Andy Cook
                         Francis Faillace            X
                          Lauren Nuffort             X
Gaines                    Emily LeBlanc              X
Hulett                 Elizabeth Chadwick            X
                            Nate Paro                X
Jencks                   William Hughes              X

Lee                      Justin Yock-Davis        X
                       Robert Glover      X
                    Elizabeth Pimentel    X
                     John McGivney        X
Off Campus          Jessica Boughton      X
                      Jamie Moorby        X

Priest                Steve Peraza
Rebert              Katherine Farrell     X
                     John Gursky          X
                   Catherine Ruggiero     X
                   Lindsey Wetmiller      X
Reiff
Sykes                 Paul Bien-Aimé
                       Carla Hunter       X
                         Brian Lind       X
                     Heather Thomas       X
                     Elizabeth Wardell    X
Theme Cottages        Carolyn Griffin     X
                       Camille Partin     X
                         Sarah Post       X
Whitman               Mandie Barney       X
                     Jason Eisenhuth      X
                      Patricia Malley     X
                       Noelle O’Brien     X
On Campus Greek        Seth Leonard       X
                    Simba Pasipanodya
                      Karena Vigliotti    X
FYC                  Nelsy De La Nuez     X
                        Justin Cree       X
Sophomore Class      Siobhan Scanlan
                        Liam Nolan
Junior Class            Anna Burke        X
                      Saurabh Gupta       X
Senior Class          Ryan Muldoon        X
                      Allison Turcotte    X
Senator at Large       Deana Dennis       X
                       Katrina Franz      X
                      Kristina Grube      X
                       Jana Morgan        X
                     Domenico Pirrotta    X
                         Jake Shea        X
                         Rob Silver       X
                      Brigette Smith      X
                   Stephanie St. Joseph   X
                      Shannon Casucci         X
Motion passes: Unanimously. Return 24 March 2004 for second approval.

     2.) SLU Model United Nations- Contingency Request- Jaralie
         Murphy, and Nick Czop
     Assistant Chairperson Murphy gave a bit of background on the
     group and stated that this year they went to their third conference
     bringing 18 members and one advisor, in which one of their
     members won an award, which was a first for the group. She then
     stated that upon returning they shared their experiences in a
     reception for faculty in which President Sullivan was in attendance.
     Mr. Czop continued by saying they were starting to put together
     plans for a speaker, hopefully a UN ambassador, but these are early
     plans. He stated that they are here tonight to help reduce the costs
     of the trip. He stated that the group would have come before, but
     the group was under the understanding that they had the money,
     however there were miscommunications on all levels and the group
     has come up $2000 short. He stated the group just finished a
     fundraiser that sold Krispy Kreme Donuts in which they made $362
     and they are also talking to departments who may or may not be
     able to help out. Assistant Chairperson Murphy stated that they
     also have a couple fundraisers after spring break and they are doing
     whatever they can to get money together, specifically asking each
     member who attended to cover the cost by giving $15-20 out of their
     own pockets. He stated that they usually have one dinner covered in
     order to get everyone together, but asked everyone to contribute.
     They then ran through the request and then asked for questions.

     Questions:
     Senator Dennis asked why parking was so expensive.
     Assistant Chairperson Murphy stated that parking was $100 more
     than last year, but the parking garage was the cheapest one they
     could find, but it was more of a cost than they expected.
     Senator Hughes asked how the group spent $2000 extra if they
     didn’t have it to begin with.
     Mr. Czop stated that it was because they believed Dean Cornwell’s
     donation had not come in when in fact it had.
     Chairperson Weichert added that it would be a deficit taking out of
     the general SLUSAF fund.
     Senator Gupta asked who the president is.
     Mr. Czop stated that they had taken a vote of no confidence, and
     elections have been moved up. He stated that they have many new
     members, and not knowing the basic structure, but they have
     pushed elections forward to prevent issues from continuing.
Mr. Babcock stated that it was all very interesting and asked if the
group was asking for approval of SLUSAF funds that they have
already used.
Chairperson Weichert stated that it would be taken off next years
budget with a penalty if the money is not paid back.
Senator Burke asked if there was a deadline to pay back the debt.
Chairperson Weichert stated it must be paid back by the end of the
semester.
Senator Yock-Davis asked why the hotel was so expensive.
Assistant Chairperson Murphy stated that this is an issue that has
come up in past, and basically they must stay there for safety
issues.
Secretary Ryan stated that by not staying there, it is frowned upon
by Harvard because they make special deals with the conference,
and it is highly looked down upon if you don’t stay there.
Senator Pirrotta asked isn’t it true that MUN gives a reduced fee for
staying at that hotel.
Mr. Czop replied affirmatively.
Secretary Ryan added that there is a $100 difference.
Mr. Babcock asked if steps are being taken to prevent this from
happening in the future.
Assistant Chairperson Murphy replied affirmatively.
Senator Vigliotti asked if it was a situation where the spent the
money because they thought it was there.
Assistant Chairperson Murphy replied saying that they thought they
had more available and the way to look at it is if you had your
President tell you that everything is ok, you just go with it. She
stated that they probably should have questioned him, but they just
thought it was ok when they were told the money was coming from
various places, and they were told things were taken care of, and
they learned of the error afterwards.

Debate:
For:
Against: Senator Hughes stated that there are good reasons to give
to this, but there are many to not give to this, and he is not sure if
this is something that should be given money to.
For: Senator Pirrotta stated that he understands the concerns, but
he would like to reiterate that the President was in direct violation of
the constitution, and the constitution is in the process of revision in
order to prevent this from happening. He added that the President
has been forced to not run again and they need the senate’s help to
resolve this issue.
Point of Clarification- Senator Gupta asked if the president is
elected or appointed.
Mr. Czop replied that the president is elected.
      Against: Senator Gupta stated that as much as he sympathized with
      the group, the president was elected and the group needs to keep
      the president in check- $2000 doesn’t just disappear.
      For: Senator Wetmiller stated that although Senator Gupta’s points
      are valid this organization has 40 members, which is a significant
      number of individuals, whereas it is very rewarding, one action
      should not have such negative impact on the members.
      Against:
      For:
      Call
District                        Name          Yes      No       Abstain
Townhouses                  Abbey Green
                           Molly Milliken
62 Park                   Jaralie Murphy          X
Dean Eaton                   Dan Allen                    X
                             Kate Byrne           X
                             Andy Cook
                          Francis Faillace                X
                           Lauren Nuffort                 X
Gaines                     Emily LeBlanc
Hulett                  Elizabeth Chadwick        X
                             Nate Paro                    X
Jencks                    William Hughes                  X

Lee                    Justin Yock-Davis                X
                          Robert Glover                 X
                       Elizabeth Pimentel                        X
                        John McGivney          X
Off Campus             Jessica Boughton
                         Jamie Moorby                   X

Priest                   Steve Peraza
Rebert                 Katherine Farrell       X
                        John Gursky                              X
                      Catherine Ruggiero                X
                      Lindsey Wetmiller        X
Reiff
Sykes                   Paul Bien-Aimé
                         Carla Hunter                            X
                           Brian Lind                            X
                       Heather Thomas                            X
                       Elizabeth Wardell                X
Theme Cottages          Carolyn Griffin                 X
                        Camille Partin                  X
                               Sarah Post                             X
Whitman                     Mandie Barney                             X
                           Jason Eisenhuth                  X
                             Patricia Malley                X
                             Noelle O’Brien                           X
On Campus Greek               Seth Leonard         X
                          Simba Pasipanodya
                            Karena Vigliotti                X
FYC                        Nelsy De La Nuez                           X
                               Justin Cree         X
Sophomore Class            Siobhan Scanlan
                               Liam Nolan
Junior Class                  Anna Burke                    X
                            Saurabh Gupta                   X
Senior Class                 Ryan Muldoon                   X
                            Allison Turcotte                X
Senator at Large             Deana Dennis                   X
                             Katrina Franz                  X
                            Kristina Grube                            X
                              Jana Morgan          X
                           Domenico Pirrotta       X
                                Jake Shea                             X
                                Rob Silver                  X
                             Brigette Smith                 X
                         Stephanie St. Joseph                         X
                           Shannon Casucci
Motion fails: 9 in favor, 24 against, and 12 abstentions.

X.       Discussion- Acceptance of Resolution Regarding Dialogue
      Senator Post stated she and others had drawn up a statement for
         this discussion. This statement read as follows:
     “In light of the events of the past week in which Dr.’s Bob and Jenna
     Torres were harassed and threatened by a poster campaign, calls for
     their removal from campus, and vicious graffiti throughout the new
     student center, we as the student representatives to the senate hereby
     condemn these actions and support their right to teach here at SLU
     and value their contributions to the campus community.
     We affirm the rights of academic freedom and the free speech so long
     as opinions expressed do not included personal attacks or harassment
     of individuals and do not constitute forms of hate speech as defined by
     University regulations. Because of such commitment, we resolve that
     the actions against Dr. Torres were unwarranted and that any member
     of our community has every right to post any thing on his or her
     personal website so long as the content ascribes to the above criteria.
   While we urge professionalism and restraint in dialog between groups
   particularly on sensitive issue, we also stress that politeness should
   never preempt upfront and decisive attacks on actions, literature,
   social structures or opinions which are racist, classist, sexist,
   homophobic, etc. We, as a senate, recognize that there exists a
   difference between personal attacks on individuals and those on larger
   social structures or ideas and advocate tolerance towards individuals
   and the free expression of opinions towards the latter. We also
   recognize that dealing with such sensitive issues such as these can
   oftentimes be uncomfortable and some degree of discomfort is
   necessary and useful in dealing with these injustices that plague our
   society and which we as a student body are dedicate to addressing.”
    Senator Hughes stated that they don’t have copies, and he therefore
       moved to postpone debate.
    Chairperson Weichert said she had a copy card and Senator Hughes
       withdrew his motion.
    Senator Wardell stated that this issue had come up nation wide and
       the actual author called her, and she did not speak with them until
       yesterday, and she went to administration- there were divisions
       among members and others, however based on majority rule of
       group they decided to go through with it. She stated that going
       national was with the focus on academic freedom and not Dr.
       Torres.
    President Snedeker stated we were going to address the resolution
       from Senator Post first, and then Senator Thomas afterwards. He
       urged the Senate to focus on what amendments they might want to
       make, if any, to Senator Post’s resolution.
    President Snedeker stated that in order to do this in the most
       effective and timely fashion, each 3 will be read, and from that they
       will formulate a resolution.
    Senator Post again read her resolution.
    Mr. Babcock then read his resolution which read as follows:
“Whereas the recognition of free speech is both supported and encouraged
by this Senate, we affirm the rights of academic freedom and such speech
so long as opinions expressed do not include personal attacks or
harassment of individuals;

And whereas this support and encouragement calls both in favor of Dr.
Torres’ criticism and criticism he has received, we do not support the
negativity, the attempts to undermine free speech, nor the personal
attacks that have been made on individuals in our community;

And whereas this Senate encourages civility and dialogue without said
harmful actions;

We, the Thelomathesian Society expect all members of our campus
community to hold themselves to such civility and dialogue, and offer to
serve in any capacity that will in turn encourage such civility and
dialogue.”
    Senator Thomas then read her resolution which read as follows:
   The Thelomathesian Society
   St. Lawrence University Declaration Embracing Diversity

   The Thelomathesian Society,

   Recognizes that the first purpose of an educational institution, such as
   St. Lawrence University is to promote learning and growth,

   Recognizes that there have been issues presented to the university
   regarding diversity within the campus community,

   Recognizes the need to exhibit tolerance, defined as “the capacity for
   respecting the beliefs or practices of others,” through words and
   actions,

   Whereas it is necessary to achieve constructive, respectful conversation
   between groups of different origin and beliefs,

   Considering “The mission of St. Lawrence University is to provide an
   inspiring and demanding undergraduate education in the liberal arts to
   students selected for their seriousness of purpose and intellectual
   promise,”

   1. Declares that from this day forth this society supports all attempts
   made to intelligently and compassionately embrace understanding;

   2. Promotes open and thoughtful discussion, which may enable other
   members of the student body, faculty, and staff to see people and
   groups for their intrinsic value, rather than any superficial
   classifications such as race, class, gender, sexuality, etc.
    Senator St. Joseph asked of Mr. Babcock’s resolution if he could
      explain the frequent use of the word community.
    Mr. Babcock stated that everyone affiliated with the campus could
      learn and take more proactive stance. He then read the statement
      again.
    President Snedeker stated that because of the informal nature of the
      discussion we don’t need debate for each, but general debate.
       Senator Hughes stated that Mr. Babcock’s emphasizes civility and to
        the point.
       Senator Hunter stated that she liked all but she agree with Senator
        Hughes, but she had a concern that the campus has escalated to a
        point beyond productive, and asked if this is really going to conjure
        up more by passing a statement, but she emphasized the need to
        ban together to show support for respectful dialogue.

   The Senate then voted on which resolution to use as a basis.
District                      Name           Babcock Post Thomas
Townhouses                Abbey Green
                          Molly Milliken
62 Park                  Jaralie Murphy          X
Dean Eaton                 Dan Allen             X
                           Kate Byrne            X
                           Andy Cook
                        Francis Faillace         X
                         Lauren Nuffort                         X
Gaines                   Emily LeBlanc           X
Hulett                Elizabeth Chadwick         X
                           Nate Paro             X
Jencks                  William Hughes           X

Lee                      Justin Yock-Davis          X
                            Robert Glover                    X
                         Elizabeth Pimentel         X
                          John McGivney             X
Off Campus               Jessica Boughton
                           Jamie Moorby                      X

Priest                      Steve Peraza
Rebert                    Katherine Farrell                           X
                           John Gursky              X
                         Catherine Ruggiero                  X
                         Lindsey Wetmiller                            X
Reiff
Sykes                      Paul Bien-Aimé
                            Carla Hunter            X
                              Brian Lind                     X
                          Heather Thomas                              X
                          Elizabeth Wardell         X
Theme Cottages             Carolyn Griffin          X
                           Camille Partin           X
                              Sarah Post                     X
Whitman                 Mandie Barney              X
                       Jason Eisenhuth             X
                        Patricia Malley            X
                         Noelle O’Brien                     X
On Campus Greek          Seth Leonard                                X
                      Simba Pasipanodya
                        Karena Vigliotti
FYC                    Nelsy De La Nuez            X
                          Justin Cree                       X
Sophomore Class        Siobhan Scanlan
                          Liam Nolan
Junior Class              Anna Burke
                        Saurabh Gupta                       X
Senior Class            Ryan Muldoon               X
                        Allison Turcotte           X
Senator at Large         Deana Dennis                                X
                         Katrina Franz             X
                        Kristina Grube             X
                         Jana Morgan               X
                       Domenico Pirrotta           X
                           Jake Shea               X
                           Rob Silver              X
                        Brigette Smith             X
                     Stephanie St. Joseph          X
                       Shannon Casucci             X
The Senate chose Mr. Babcock’s resolution.

     Senator Post shouldn’t be polite against racism, the idea is that we
      want up front actions, and we don’t want people to mix words. The
      resolution was amended to fix this problem.
    Senator Thomas stated that it is just lifting words, and that you can
      have discrimination without being sexist or homophobic, and she
      didn’t think it is inclusive enough. The resolution was amended to
      address this.
    Mr. Babcock then read the final amended resolution which read as
      follows:
“While we urge professionalism and restraint in dialogue between groups
particularly on sensitive issue, we also stress that politeness should never
preempt upfront and decisive attacks on actions, literature, social
structures or opinions which are racist, classist, sexist, homophobic, as
well as other forms of discrimination, as outlined in the student
handbook. We, as the Senate, recognize that there exists differences
between personal attacks, on individuals and those on larger social
structures or ideas and advocate tolerance, towards individuals and the
free expression of opinions towards the latter. We also recognize that
dealing with sensitive issues such as these can often times be
uncomfortable and some degree of discomfort is necessary and useful in
dealing with these injustices that plague our society and which we as a
student body are dedicated to addressing.

Whereas the recognition of free speech is both supported and encouraged
by
this Senate, we affirm the rights of academic freedom and such speech so
long
as opinions expressed do not include personal attacks or harassment of
individuals, and do not constitute forms of discriminatory harassment as
defined by University regulations;

And whereas this support and encouragement falls both in favor of Dr.
Torres’ criticism and criticism he has received, we do not support the
negativity, the attempts to undermine free speech, nor the personal
attacks that have been made on individuals in our community;

And whereas this Senate encourages civility and dialogue without said
harmful actions;

We, the Thelomathesian Society expect all members of our campus
community to hold themselves to such civility and dialogue, and offer to
serve in any capacity that will in turn encourage such civility and
dialogue.
    Senator Hughes again motioned to postpone debate again until they
       have copies. Seeing opposition a vote was taken.
District                        Name           Yes      No        Abstain
Townhouses                  Abbey Green
                           Molly Milliken
62 Park                   Jaralie Murphy                   X
Dean Eaton                   Dan Allen                               X
                             Kate Byrne                    X
                             Andy Cook
                          Francis Faillace                 X
                           Lauren Nuffort         X
Gaines                     Emily LeBlanc
Hulett                  Elizabeth Chadwick                           X
                             Nate Paro            X
Jencks                    William Hughes                   X

Lee                    Justin Yock-Davis                 X
                          Robert Glover                  X
                       Elizabeth Pimentel                          X
                     John McGivney        X
Off Campus          Jessica Boughton
                      Jamie Moorby            X

Priest                Steve Peraza
Rebert              Katherine Farrell         X
                     John Gursky              X
                   Catherine Ruggiero         X
                   Lindsey Wetmiller          X
Reiff
Sykes                 Paul Bien-Aimé
                       Carla Hunter           X
                         Brian Lind           X
                     Heather Thomas       X
                     Elizabeth Wardell        X
Theme Cottages        Carolyn Griffin             X
                       Camille Partin         X
                         Sarah Post           X
Whitman               Mandie Barney       X
                     Jason Eisenhuth      X
                      Patricia Malley     X
                       Noelle O’Brien         X
On Campus Greek        Seth Leonard       X
                    Simba Pasipanodya
                      Karena Vigliotti
FYC                  Nelsy De La Nuez         X
                        Justin Cree               X
Sophomore Class      Siobhan Scanlan
                        Liam Nolan
Junior Class            Anna Burke
                      Saurabh Gupta           X
Senior Class          Ryan Muldoon        X
                      Allison Turcotte        X
Senator at Large       Deana Dennis           X
                       Katrina Franz          X
                      Kristina Grube              X
                       Jana Morgan                X
                     Domenico Pirrotta        X
                         Jake Shea                X
                         Rob Silver           X
                      Brigette Smith          X
                   Stephanie St. Joseph       X
                     Shannon Casucci
Motion Fails.
      Student Delegate Roetter suggested that Secretary Ryan type up the
       Resolution while she hooked up the overhead equipment. The
       Senate accepted this. In the mean time the Senate moved into
       Members Time.

XI.   Member’s Time
       Senator Hughes announced that I-House will be holding their
         weekly “Tea-Time” at 10:00 on Wednesdays in the I-House
         Lounge.
       Senator Smith stated that the Drama Club is accepting
         applications for their spring performance.
       Senator Lind requested to meet with the Sykes Senators
         following adjournment.
       Senator Muldoon thanked Senator Wardell for answering
         questions at last week’s meeting.
       Senator Gupta announced that I-House will be having an Open
         House and he encouraged people to stop by Sykes and see what
         the I-House is like.
       Travis Babcock asked if it would be possible to have one of the
         Thelmo committees look into have either RC’s or CA’s have paper
         and ink available for computer labs, since they run out of ink
         frequently.
       Senator Lind stated that if any men were interested in attending
         anti-rape training, to please see him after the meeting. Senator
         Lind added that the anti-rape training personnel would be on
         campus March 27 and 28.
       Senator Griffin stated that Java House will be holding a Poetry
         Slam on Thursday evening.
Upon the conclusion of member’s time, it was found that the equipment
was not compatible to Secretary Ryan’s laptop. Upon this Senator
Muldoon motioned for postponement of debate. Seeing opposition a vote
was taken.
District                        Name           Yes       No       Abstain
Townhouses                  Abbey Green
                           Molly Milliken
62 Park                   Jaralie Murphy                    X
Dean Eaton                    Dan Allen           X
                             Kate Byrne                     X
                             Andy Cook
                          Francis Faillace        X
                           Lauren Nuffort         X
Gaines                     Emily LeBlanc
Hulett                  Elizabeth Chadwick                  X
                              Nate Paro                     X
Jencks                    William Hughes                    X
Lee                Justin Yock-Davis
                      Robert Glover         X
                   Elizabeth Pimentel   X
                    John McGivney       X
Off Campus         Jessica Boughton
                     Jamie Moorby           X

Priest                Steve Peraza
Rebert              Katherine Farrell
                     John Gursky            X
                   Catherine Ruggiero       X
                   Lindsey Wetmiller        X
Reiff
Sykes                Paul Bien-Aimé
                      Carla Hunter          X
                        Brian Lind          X
                    Heather Thomas      X
                    Elizabeth Wardell   X
Theme Cottages       Carolyn Griffin    X
                      Camille Partin
                        Sarah Post          X
Whitman              Mandie Barney      X
                    Jason Eisenhuth     X
                     Patricia Malley    X
                      Noelle O’Brien        X
On Campus Greek       Seth Leonard      X
                   Simba Pasipanodya
                     Karena Vigliotti
FYC                 Nelsy De La Nuez
                       Justin Cree          X
Sophomore Class     Siobhan Scanlan
                       Liam Nolan
Junior Class           Anna Burke
                     Saurabh Gupta          X
Senior Class         Ryan Muldoon       X
                     Allison Turcotte
Senator at Large      Deana Dennis      X
                      Katrina Franz     X
                     Kristina Grube     X
                      Jana Morgan       X
                    Domenico Pirrotta   X
                        Jake Shea       X
                        Rob Silver      X
                        Brigette Smith         X
                     Stephanie St. Joseph      X
                       Shannon Casucci
Motion Passes- Debate Postponed

XII.   Adjournment
       Motion to Adjourn: Senator Muldoon
       Second: Senator Barney

                                Respectfully Submitted,



                                Molly F Ryan
                                Thelomathesian Society
                                Secretary

				
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