April 1, 2019
This week, student government had a debate over a constitutional amendment to reduce the number of senators, and passed a proposal to hold executive board members accountable for their campaign promises.
March 4, 2019
This week in senate Devin communicated changes in Allocations Board policy, the constitutional amendment debate progressed into its fourth week and the judicial commission brought a complaint to the senate.
February 25, 2019
Dean Elmore and Scott Rosario, Marketing Director of Dining services spoke about the Howard Thurman Center and some of the concerns of the FEAST Act. Procedural Action was taken to bring the constitutional amendments back on the table.
February 19, 2019
To learn more about FEAST updates, a possible Constitutional Adhoc Committee, the Finances of Boston University Student Government or the Election Oversight Committee read the full minutes of Senate XIV.
January 28, 2019
The first meeting of the spring semester of student government saw the reconfirmation of the judicial commissioners, the confirmation of the chair of the Senate Election Oversight Committee (EOC) and a vote on the FEAST act.
December 3, 2018
This very busy senate meeting saw the creation of an History Ad Hoc committee, the confirmation of members of the Student Election Commission, voting on the FAIR Act and discussion of the FEAST proposal.
November 12, 2018
The final meeting of senate before Thanksgiving began with recommendations on proposal discussion from Senate Chair and Co-Chair. Then updates on the Senate Outreach Program were given from the sponsors of the proposal. Finally substantial time was dedicated to a new proposal, the FAIR act, which aims to provide First Aid materials to freshmen in residential hall communal bathrooms.
November 4, 2018
During the seventh meeting of senate, the e-board asked for funding from the senate for the spring concert, and the senate posed concerns about transparency. The cabinet directors gave an update to the senate on their departments.
October 29, 2018
In the sixth meeting of senate, SEIU Local 32BJ - a custodial union - presented to student government. The final judicial commissioner was confirmed. A initiative called the SAFE Act was discussed.
October 22, 2018
During the fifth meeting of senate the by-law change and Senate Outreach Proposal was voted on, as were the amendments to the constitution proposed by the e-board. Yes on 3 was endorsed. The Vice President of Finance gave a financial update, and a representative from the Class Gift came to talk to senior representatives. A senator presented bu.turbovote.org, an easy way to register to vote and get an absentee ballot.
October 15, 2018
In the fourth meeting of senate, a by-law amendment and the Senate Outreach Proposal were discussed, as well as amendments to the constitution by the the e-board. Judicial Commissioners were confirmed, and a representative from Yes on 3 asked for endorsement from Student Government.
October 1, 2018
In the third meeting of senate, at-large senators presented a mock proposal to bring back BU Football. Then members of the senate who attended the student government training debriefed for other senators.
September 24, 2018.
The second meeting of senate saw the first President’s address, the confirmation of the directors of standing senate committees 16,000 strong and the Mental Health Committee, and an overview of Robert’s Rules of order.