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Alexandra Shannon

September 22, 2015

CLUB NAME CHANGED This bill changes the name of the Alpine Ski Club to the Alpine Ski Racing Club. The purpose of this change is to minimize confusion of being considered part of the Ski and Snowboard Club. CONVERSATIONS WITH RESIDENTS FROM WARDS 1 AND 8 On Sept. 29 residents from Wards 1 and 8 w...

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Alexandra Shannon

September 1, 2015

SGA Initiatives for the 2015-2016 School Year                      Peer advising initiative The initiative would give all incoming first-year students a peer advisor from their major. Peer advisors would reach out to first-years as early as orientation to help with academic decisions...

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April 21, 2015

Central advising center resolution approved:Resolution number 12, which supports the creation of a centralized advising center, was approved. The Student Affairs Committee recommends that the center be in a central location on campus near the Career and Experience Hub in the Davis Center. Neighborhoo...

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Alexandra Shannon

April 14, 2015

SASA resolution approved Resolution 9, which supports the Coalition of Students Against Sexual Violence, was approved.  This organization works toward  preventing sexual violence and rape culture on campus, according to their presentation. Marijuana legalization resolution opposed All SGA se...

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Alexandra Shannon

April 8, 2015

Legalization of marijuana Sen. David Zuckerman discussed the benefits of legalizing marijuana and the effects it would have on Vermont. International education Kim Howards and Emma Swift from the Office of International Education described international students’ lives and how domestic studen...

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March 31, 2015

Resolution Honoring the Life and Work of Dr. Ross D. Thomson:Senator Lachlan Francis presented a resolution in honor of the life of long-time economics professor Ross Thomson.Club Name Change:The UVM club previously known as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Club will now be called Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial...

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Alexandra Shannon

March 24, 2015

One in Four The all-male student organization One in Four was recognized as an official UVM club. It is an “all-male sexual assault peer education group,” according to their website.   Food Delivery to Police Officers SGA senators are volunteering to bring food to Burlington police officers...

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Caroline Alkire

March 18, 2015

What’s new with the SGA:        A bill recognizing the reinstatement of the Judo club at UVM has been passed. This club will promote cultural diversity and Japanese culture through martial arts.      A bill recognizing the installment of Phi Beta Lambda has been passed. This nat...

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