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    CSA Weekly Press Release

    < represent you! Here are some of the issues we tackled this week:

    Elections are this week!

    • Go to the CSA Website ( to read platforms and vote!
    • Elections will be open until Sunday
    • There are important referendums regarding the Writing Portfolio and Faculty Evaluations on the ballot – your opinion matters!
    • Write-ins are possible, your chance to become famous

    What is going on with Northfield Option and housing next year?

    • Administrators have been talking about reducing Northfield Option for years
    • With the completion of the new dorms next year, there will only be 100 Northfield Option spots
    • Currently there are 43 juniors in Northfield Option housing who may or may not be able to remain off-campus with their draw numbers
    • Steve Wisener, Director of Residential Life, is looking for solutions that will be fair
    • Several areas on campus where students currently live (Stadium, Page House) will return to office space next year
    • In addition, at least 20 rooms on campus will decrease occupancy (the Watson triples will become doubles, for instance)

    Is the LDC going to be crowded next year?

    • Yes
    • Students living in the new dorms will all be on board
    • More “grab-and-go” options will be available around campus
    • Seating will be increased at LDC and Burton
    • The Block 130 plan will no longer be available, as it is currently it is only utilized by 100 students
    • Vice President Fred Rogers is in charge of housing and meal plan decisions.

    CSA Senate Agenda, Monday, February 16, 2009

    7:00 Call to Order
    Any and all are welcome to attend a CSA Senate meeting!
    7:05-7:15 Budget Committee Recommendations
    We will review the budget recommendations for student organization funding.
    7:15-7:35 College Budget and Meal Plan Presentation
    Fred Rogers, Vice President of the College, and Dan Bergeson, Director of Auxiliary Services, will join us and present the highlights of the College’s budget for the upcoming year, in addition to reviewing the meal plan options for 2009-2010.
    7:35-7:45 “Greening” Registration
    We will be discussing the possibility of removing the printed copies of Registration Schedules in favor of the online program in an effort to “green” the registration process.
    7:45-8:00 Constitutional Review Board Presentation
    The Constitutional Review Board will be presenting their recommendations for amending the CSA Constitution and Bylaws.
    8:00-8:05 Impeachments
    We will be reviewing any impeachments that have arisen due to absences.
    8:05-8:10 Election Announcements
    We will be announcing the results of the election.
    8:10-8:15 Open Comment Period

    Any comments or announcements will be welcome!

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