The Student General Senate announces the return of free movie tickets and reflects on the recent Faculty Council meeting – Maine Campus

On Tuesday, November 8, representatives from the Student General Senate shared their weekly reports and discussed current issues.

The meeting began with Reagan appointing Lee as the new student senator.

Afterwards, the students for Harm Reduction appeared before the Senate in order to gain final recognition as a club. The Senate voted unanimously in favor of recognizing them.

Soon after, the head of the Public Security Service, Alisa Siaslu, presented her executive report.

“I’ve started talks with the campus police to see if we can get an update on the traffic plan in hopes of making it safer for pedestrians as per my campaign promises…the University of Maine police for a public safety campaign and I have a follow-up meeting scheduled. From now on, I’ll be on the UMaine committee for parking and transportation, as well as the President’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council,” Chiasulo said.

Vice President of Finance Paige Allen reports that the financial request site is finally ready and has guides and flyers on how organizations can request funding.

Vice President of Student Entertainment Owen Hebda reports that Spotlight Cinema is once again honoring free tickets to University of Maine students with MaineCards every Wednesday.

Vice President for Student Leadership Michael Delurge reports that he has begun developing a student leadership questionnaire that will help determine what the student body would like to see from student government.

Senate counselor Lori Sydelko reports that last week’s faculty board meeting went well, and that President Ferrini Mundi is reconsidering the decision to have classes in Maine on the day. In addition, President Ferennie Munday has created a working group that will be part of the decision-making process on whether classes will be held on April 26, 2023.

The Orono City Council Liaison Office reports that a winter parking ban has gone into effect. It was also reported that a bill that would recognize indigenous sovereignty was being drafted.

Communications Director Hope Bifulco reports that there will be an upcoming collaboration with UMPD regarding texting and driving. More information will be announced next week regarding the UMPD collaboration.

A representative for Commuter & Nontraditional Students reports that there will be a pancake breakfast on Thursday, November 24 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Commuter Lounge.

Honors College representative Kate Kemper mentioned that the “It’s Personal” campaign is still ongoing and accepting donations.

Department of Sustainability and Environmental Action representative Nara Narith mentioned that there will be a competition for the new recycling design. Any questions or submissions can be sent directly to a Narith representative at nara.narith@maine.edu.

The International Student Union reports that they will host their second Star Hall Cultural Festival.

The Senate’s final action was to begin the nomination process for a UMaine ROTC representative, as the former representative resigned from the position. The final vote for the post will take place the next time the Senate meets on November 29.

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