Today, if Democrats were to win the majority in the Senate, the filibuster would empower a minority that already enjoys a massive structural advantage in the upper chamber: the people of less populated states.
The 21st Undergraduate Senate discussed initiatives on Tuesday evening to create comprehensive sexual assault policy on campus, particularly following the release of the campus climate survey on sexual assault and harassment, and passed a bill to improve Senator efficiency and accountability.
At its 9th meeting the 21st Undergraduate Senate discussed recent proposals to restructure undergraduate majors and introduce a core curriculum. Both measures are subject to approval by the Faculty Senate.
The Undergraduate Senate discussed initiatives involving significant changes to the appropriations committee, as well an app intended to improve campus safety, plans to collect data through polls and a resolution that would restructure personal projects.
“We have a responsibility to model respectful on-campus engagement,” Senator Micheal Brown ’22 stated at the meeting of the 21st ASSU on Tuesday night. The Senate discussed plans to improve accessibility and facilitate productive political dialogue on campus.
We are pleased to announce that the “Resolution to Condemn the Noose Incident and Urge Further Action From Administration” (UGS – S2019 – 6) has passed the Undergraduate Senate with a unanimous vote of 11-0, with four abstentions due to limited communication. Following the passing of this resolution, we, senators Alimire, Brown and Hopkins, the…
The three bills request Hoover’s inclusion in the University’s IDEAL survey, restructure ASSU joint committees and implement the amendments passed by the student body in the spring election.
The 22nd Undergraduate Senate passed its first bill to reform Senate’s standing committees’ bylaws. Senators also discussed a new bill introduced by Senator Jonathan Lipman ’21 which would request that the Hoover Institution be included in the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in a Learning Community (IDEAL) dashboard.