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Senate Corner

Senate makes changes, prepares for Homecoming

Hannah Klingfus and Dominic Riel

Published October 10th, 2013

On Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5, Student Senate hosted the UW Student Representatives meeting.

UW-River Falls Senate Vice President Tony Sumnicht was elected as Student Representatives Chair by the most senior members of the System student governing bodies. UW-Stout Senate President Juliana Lucchesi, was elected Vice Chair. Former UWRF Vice President and current At-Large Senator Matthew Hobbs was selected as a committee member of the Inter-Governmental Relations Committee. Sumnicht and Hobbs introduced bylaws and constitutional amendments which both passed unanimously.

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, Senate unanimously passed major bylaw amendments. Included in the amendments was an update to the new Public Relations Administrator position. This position is available to all students. The duties of the Public Relations Administrator include but are not limited to, attending all Senate meetings, marketing and advertising for Senate and all of its committee events and endeavors. This position does receive compensation. If you are interested in the position, please contact Senate President Sam Tauchen at samuel.tauchen@my.uwrf.edu.

On Saturday, Oct. 12, Senate will be providing thunder sticks for the homecoming game featuring the UWRF Falcons versus the UW-Platteville Pioneers at 1 p.m. Remember to bring your Student ID. In addition, Senate will be coordinating with the Office of Student Life to host a bonfire with free food and fun. This event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the fire pit on the south side of the University Center.

Homecoming is an opportunity to show your school spirit and pride. Senate hopes to see you at all Homecoming events.

On behalf of Senate, good luck on midterms and go Falcons!

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