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    CSA Weekly Press Release

    <te Weekly Update for the Meeting held 11/10/2008

    CSA Exists to Represent You!

    Here are some of the questions we asked this week:

    What is a Student Activity Fee Waiver?
    • CSA voted to change the bylaws to create a Student Activity Support Fund

    • Students who come from low income backgrounds will be able to apply for a Student Activity Fee waiver

    • The Fee Waiver will decrease the Student Activity Fee by $150

    • Financial Services will determine who is eligible, with 200 waivers available every year

    • In order to make the waivers possible, Senate decided to raise the fee by $18

    • Senate also decided on an increase of $12 to match inflation

    • In total, the activity fee was raised from $200 to $231

    • CONTACT: Evan Rowe ([email protected]) Charlotte Turovsky ([email protected])

    What is the status of CSA Finances?

    • Treasurer Ritter reported on the finances of the Carleton Student Association

    • The CSA has given out less money than usual this term

    • There are currently surpluses in several of the funds

    • Find out more about requesting funds at the CSA website,

    • CONTACT: Jinai Bharucha ([email protected])

    What will happen with New Student Week?
    • The First Year Experience Committee is working to make NSW better
    • They are going to recommend that a standing committee organize NSW
    • There needs to be some change to how diversity is addressed
    • CONTACT: Nimo Ali ([email protected])

    What’s up with Campus Activities?

    • Campus Activities exists to help you!

    • The goal of the office is to support you in organizing events and bringing new things to campus

    • There are also art supplies and games in the Campus Activities office on the first floor of Sayles

    • You’re always welcome in Sayles 150; Campus Activities open late!

    • CONTACT: Sayles 150

    CSA Funded the Following Groups:

    Request 1: Moshe Lavi
    Amount funded: $25

    Request 2: Japanese Circle
    Amount funded: $1,496

    CSA Senate meets every Monday at 7:00PM in Sayles 251, come join us!

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