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Senate Corner

Student Senate Update: bylaws, election rules, and playoff tickets

February 24, 2016

At the Student Senate meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 23, the Student Senate discussed the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoffs motion, the Change to Senate Bylaws Governing Documents motion, and the Amendments to Election Rules motion. The Student Senate also discussed and passed the budgets for diffential tuition, organized activity, Student Media Committee, and the Student Senate’s budget with an increase of $1.15 per student to the Student Senate segregated fee.

Senate reflects on positive year

April 11, 2014

Well fellow students, our year is almost up; the elections have come and gone and finals are only weeks away.

Senate expands OrgSync services, benefits campus

March 14, 2014

Over this year Student Senate and Student Life have fully invested in the future of OrgSync. Students should expect to see more of OrgSync in years to come.

Student Senate extends deadline for petitions

March 7, 2014

Many of us are still recovering from the snow apocalypse that engulfed this entire state, and Student Senate has been working hard to get stuff done and keep warm.

Student Senate to vote on segregated fee increases for next academic year

February 28, 2014

It is late winter and a great melt is just around the corner that will signify the beginning of spring, but before we can get there, we have to get through budget season! Student Senate spent several hours of last week reviewing and listening to the presentations of advisory committees on their budget proposals for next year.

Senate affects life on campus more than one would assume

February 21, 2014

“Student Senate has been hard at work” seems to be a saying that you hear a lot.

Senate makes big changes with modernization act

February 14, 2014

The week of Feb. 3, 2014, brought big changes for Student Senate. After four weeks of introduction, Vice President Anthony Sumnicht’s and Non-Traditional Representative Matthew Hobbs’ Student Shared Governance Modernization Act passed Senate with a 22-0-1 vote.

Senate works to connect with campus, students, community

February 6, 2014

UW-River Falls means something different to each and every student. Some say UWRF is a home away from home while others define their college journey by their experiences. Regardless of our individual experiences, we are a part of a campus community that cares, challenges, and supports each other.

Senate approves new committees

December 12, 2013

Confusion is an inevitable situation when trying to modernize the way Student Senate is set up or organized.

Senate considers future possibilities

December 5, 2013

Whenever Student Senate has a long agenda and everyone anticipates a long meeting, we joke with the phrase, “Well, we do have the room until midnight.”

Senate passes major changes at meeting

November 21, 2013

Senate has many interesting updates for the week. In the long session that we held on Tuesday we approved many major changes.

Senate discusses topics and proposals

November 14, 2013

Several riveting proposals and events have come forward in Student Senate this week.

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Melissa Thorud

Melissa Thorud

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Brooke Shepherd

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Ally Langer

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Madelyn Markulics

General Manager

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