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    CSA Weekly Press Release

    <an style="font-weight: bold">CSA Senate Weekly Update for the Meeting 10/15/2009

    Who stocks the vending machines with tasty beverages?
    • CSA does that! Profits from the vending machines go to CSA.
    • Currently, the vending contracts need to be renewed.
    • CSA is considering bringing Coke products to the vending machines, and getting rid of American Bottling (Dr. Pepper, 7UP).
    • CONTACT: Wei Qi Tan ([email protected])

    There’s going to be new Graduation Requirements?
    • The Education and Curriculum Committee is submitting a proposal for new Graduation Requirements to the Faculty.
    • The changes will affect incoming classes.
    • Some proposed changes include required Quantitative Reasoning classes, a new RAD requirement, and new categories of distros.
    • CONTACT: Cat McMurtry ([email protected]) Orion Martin ([email protected])

    What is the CSA Green Fund?
    •The Green Fund is a new CSA funding designation aimed at allowing student groups to make their activities more sustainable.
    • Student orgs could apply to the green fund so that they could shop at Just Foods instead of Cub Foods.
    • The final form of the Green Fund is not yet decided, but it will soon be available to students.
    • CONTACT: McKay Duer ([email protected])

    Agenda for Next Week’s Meeting: Monday, January 19, 2009:
    7:00 Call to Order
    Senate will begin at 7pm in Sayles 251.

    7:05-7:15 Budget Committee Recommendations
    The Senate will review and vote on the recommendations of Budget Committee.

    7:15-7:35 Green Fund Proposal
    Treasurer Sam Ritter will be presenting a proposal for the guidelines of the Green Fund – a fund that will be available to students to promote sustainability efforts on campus.

    7:35-7:45 Briefing on Wellness Center Review
    Senator Charlotte Turovsky will present the highlights of the forthcoming Internal Wellness Center Review, which examined the needs and abilities of the Wellness Center.

    7:45-8:00 Review of Cafe Fast Procedures
    Vice President Pablo Kenney will present the Cafe Fast procedures, which is a meal donation program sponsored by Bon Appetit, for the Senate’s review.

    8:00-8:05 Constitutional Review Board Appointments
    We will be deciding on members of the Constitutional Review Board, which reassesses the CSA Constitution and Bylaws each year.

    8:05-8:10 Announcements and Open Comments
    Everyone is welcome to come and make announcements about upcoming events, and share any remaining comments/questions.

    Questions? Want to be on the CSA Agenda? Contact President Caitlin Fleming ([email protected]).

    Can’t make it on Monday? Stop by CSA Office Hours in Sayles 160.

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