Meeting Summaries

Macalester College Student Government (MCSG)
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center, Room 235
651-696-6485
651-696-6689 fax

Meeting summaries - Fall 2014- Spring 2015

March 31

  • Received an update on NYT digital access
  • Approved a bill creating a initiative for a student-liaison position on the Union Park community board
  • Reviewed the budgets of Fresh Concepts, WMCN, and the Outing Club
  • Received an update on the upcoming Sexual Assault Forum
  • Reviewed SSRC recommendations for community chest requests
  • Approved an additional allocation request from WMCN
  • Introduced the charter for MacFEAST
  • Approved an amended allocation request for a speaker from AFRICA
  • Rejected an allocation request from Mac Sitting
  • Rejected an allocation from Mac Public Health
  • Introduced a budgeting proposal from the FAC and Exec Board

March 24

  • Met with the LCB and discussed the future possibilities of LCB rollover funding
  • Opposed a motion to form a committee to investigate LCB rollover funding
  • Received an EPAG update on the internationalism requirement and concentrations
  • Discussed the NYT physical and digital access options
  • Approved changes to the MacPIRG charter to allow a budgeting process
  • Approved and ratified the charter of a new student org, the Macalester Bridge Club
  • Introduced a bill to remove the indecent exposure clause from the Student Handbook

March 10

  • Discussed responsibilities of class representatives
  • Discussed better ways to garner feedback from the student body
  • Approved a funding request from Mac Model UN to bring a speaker to campus
  • Approved a funding request from the APA for APA month
  • Opposed a motion to host an MPIRG-led student assembly on income inequality

September 9

  • Discussed Roberts Rules of Order and proper parliamentary procedure for returning members
  • Introduced Omnibus Bill, includes a proposition to elect a speaker for the Lower Body, clarified language, reassigned duties to MCSG staff
  • FAC and LB approved Little Scots allocation funding of $790.00
  • Heard update from AAC about condition of new and incoming textbooks in the reserve
  • SOC discussed unfreezing process for orgs that had not attended the required org fair and changes to the current students tab on the Mac website
  • PB discussed incoming events and the success of the previous welcome week
  • Discussed MacGroveland council and the possibility of more student body involvement
  • Debated implementation of on campus smoking ban and the implications for open debate
For MCSG Legislative Body summaries from previous years please visit our Meeting Summaries Archive page