ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Feb. 26 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.
Ivan Carrillo, ASUCD President, present
Molly Fluet, ASUCD Vice president, present
Andrew Bianchi, ASUCD Senator, present
Sergio Blanco, ASUCD Senator, present
Chris Dietrich, ASUCD Senator, present
Danny Garrett, ASUCD Senator, present
Erin Lebe, ASUCD Senator, present
Erica Oropeza, ASUCD Senator, present
Justin Patrizio, ASUCD Senator, present
Laura Pulido, ASUCD Senator, present
Ramneek Saini, ASUCD Senator, present
Rebecca Schwartz, ASUCD Senator, present
Mo Torres, ASUCD Senator, present
Jack Zwald, ASUCD President Pro-tempore, present
Meeting called to order at 6:10 p.m.
Ivan Carrillo presented the Executive Office Appreciation Award to Phil Knox, the current assistant director of advising services.
Various students spoke during this time about the possibility of another ASUCD election, considering the glitches in the voting website.
Swearing in of the new senators
Justin Gold, Kevin Massoudi, Previn Witana, Trevor Taylor, Shawdee Rouhafza and Joemar Clemente were sworn in as senators of ASUCD.
Consideration of old legislation
Senate Bill 25, authored by Russell Manning, coauthored by Don Ho and Dipti Munshi and introduced by Zwald, to implement the Long Range Plan for Pathfinder, passed unanimously.
Senate Bill 27, authored by Carrillo, coauthored by Russell Manning, Sumeet Hayer and Eric Spears and introduced by Garrett, to allocate $2,000 from Senate Reserves to the Aggie Resource Manual, passed unanimously.
Missy Whitney, chief justice of the student court, announced that although there are no cases to be discussed, the court might be hearing the elections case next week. If students are interested in learning more about the case, the AS Court will be having their meeting on Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Mee Room.
Laura Brown announced that she did not want to put the night’s discussion behind her, as other senators had suggested. She wanted to remind people to be aware of their interactions with other people.
Torres remarked that students are working hard to make the campus socially just, but he felt that the student government was not being socially just in the night’s discussion.
Garrett advised that people should talk to other people about the problems that they have with them. Patrizio agreed and suggested that people give charitable interpretations of other people’s statements.
Meeting adjourned at 11:40 p.m.