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Posts Tagged ‘SJU Senate’


Senate allocates $3,000 for Campus Ministry Retreat

Senate allocates $3,000 for Campus Ministry Retreat

By Michael Swearingen
December 4th, 2015

This week’s senate meeting began with a presentation from Campus Ministry regarding their annual sophomore retreat. The group offered many testimonials to support an eventual motion to allocate money to support the retreat. “The Cause”. They will be traveling to …
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St. John’s Senate Update

St. John’s Senate Update

By Michael Swearingen and Meredith Jarchow
November 13th, 2015

This Monday’s St. John’s Senate meeting began with guest Dave Schoenberg, Director of SJU Dining Services, with updates on the SJU dining plans and goals for dining services. One major goal was eating meals together in order to promote community. …
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SJU Senate update

SJU Senate update

By Michael Swearingen
November 6th, 2015

This Monday’s St. John’s Senate meeting began with a number of motions to allocate sizeable funds to clubs and organizations on campus. First, a motion to allocate $734.10 to Clemens Perk for a retreat in Seattle failed in a close …
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Senates discuss possibility of introducing a new media app called “The Buzz”

Senates discuss possibility of introducing a new media app called “The Buzz”

By Meg Anderson
October 9th, 2015

The St. Ben’s and St. John’s Senates met on Wednesday Oct. 7th at a joint council meeting. A collaboration of organizations, including the St. Joseph Community Kitchen, the Sustainability Alliance, the Common Grounds Garden and others, were represented, asking for …
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Changes for St. John’s Housing and Residential Life

Changes for St. John’s Housing and Residential Life

By Michael Swearingen
October 2nd, 2015

The St. John’s Senate meeting began with big news from Housing and Residential Life. Dan McAvey is the Director of Residential life. He says that the department has big plans in store for students: seven years from now. The plan …
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SJS hears a variety of student concerns

SJS hears a variety of student concerns

By Michael Swearingen
September 18th, 2015

Senior Nathan Johnson voiced his concerns about the sale of bottled water on the Saint John’s campus at Monday’s Senate meeting. Johnson says the senate should push for a University ban on water bottles. Following the address, sophomore Abdirizak Jama …
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APAP, SAAC allocations debated

APAP, SAAC allocations debated

By Adam Tucker
December 2nd, 2013

The Oct. 18 meeting of the SJS featured a special discussion from Executive Director of Fine Arts Programming Brian Jose in addition to presentations from Square One, an on-campus non-profit organization, and the Student Athletic Advisory Committee. Jose presented upcoming …
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Joint Senates fund fan bus

Joint Senates fund fan bus

By Adam Tucker
November 18th, 2013

The Nov. 11 meeting of the St. John’s Senate was a joint session with the St. Ben’s Senate–held at SJU–to discuss matters of business facing both groups, such as the funding of a student to attend a January conference on …
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JEC gives presentation to Senate

JEC gives presentation to Senate

By Adam Tucker
November 11th, 2013

The Nov. 4 meeting of the St. John’s Senate met with an agenda containing no new business, and heard a presentation by the Joint Events Council on their semester efforts and a review of last year’s events. JEC Co-Chairs and …
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Senates discuss First Year Mentors program

Senates discuss First Year Mentors program

By Cassie Jones
November 4th, 2013

The Oct. 28 meeting of the St. John’s Senate featured an update from Enterprise CarShare, a motion to resolve to honor Justin Lothert and a student presentation by the First-Year Mentors Program. Enterprise CarShare representatives John Kurth and Connor Lantz …
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