Student Senate Report 2/8/2023

Illustration by: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor This week from the Student Senate: steering wheel locks for car owners on campus, new developments in the ongoing Narragansett three-person housing ordinance and new security camera coverage. The University of Rhode Island Chief of Police Michael Jagoda spoke to the Student Senate stressing the Police Department’s initiatives to give…

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Student Senate Report 12/7/2022

Illustration by: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor This week from the Senate floor: Farewell speeches from graduating senators and a closed discussion about Uhuru Sasa. The Senate began this week with a closed-door executive discussion regarding Uhuru Sasa, with the thirty-minute discussion resulting in putting the organization on probation. Following this, the Senate elected a…

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Student Senate Report 11/30/2022

Illustration by: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor This week from the Senate floor: Uhuru Sasa passionately presented their case opposing a potential Senate bill. After their Spring Fashion Show last semester, Uhuru Sasa received a notice from Memorial Union citing multiple infractions by the organization. This notice was later brought to the Student Senate, which…

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Student Senate Report 11/16/2022

Illustration by: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor This week from the Senate floor: an open discussion with Director of Dining Services Pierre St-Germain and Vice President of Student Affairs Ellen Reynolds. To begin the Senate’s proceedings, Reynolds reminded everyone that this time of year can be incredibly stressful and difficult for many, and that students…

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Student Senate Report 11/2/2022

Illustration by: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor This week from the Senate floor: opposition to dining plans, hopes to make communal bathrooms a safer environment and events around campus. Before any events, announcements or policies passed, President Grace Kiernan announced an executive order for everyone to take their daily BeReal photo, as she was notified…

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Student Senate Report 10/5/2022

Illustration by: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor This week from the Student Senate: a speech from President Marc Parlange, a warning to partiers in Narragansett and recognition for three new organizations. To begin this week’s Student Senate meeting, Parlange took the floor to discuss a multitude of topics, including highlights in enrollment and future goals. …

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