SFB felt the effects of the budget constraints at its meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The Black Student Union (BSU) requested $6,212 for Kevin Powell, best known for his role in the first season of MTV’s The Real World, to be the keynote speaker for its annual pre-Kwanzaa celebration. […]
The Asian American Association (AAA) received full funding of $4,474 for Arun Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, to speak at the College on Nov. 6. Gandhi’s speech, to focus on nonviolence and the Middle East, will kick off AAA’s Experience Asia event, held every November. […]
SFB director of finance, Jennyfer Nesci, will now provide the board with an appropriation update at the beginning of every meeting.
The appropriations this week consisted of $6,000 for the Multicultural Award, $12,000 for capital equipment, $10,000 for conference requests, $7,500 for new club budgets and $25,300 for special appropriations. […]
Last Saturday my hard drive was replaced, so I had to wait until Monday for Res.net to put me back on the network. I thought I would go crazy. I was without Internet, without e-mail and without AIM.
It was bad enough that on Friday the week before, we were without these modern communication techniques due to the power outage – this was double the time and double the torment. […]
Two organizations, Vox and Men’s Club Soccer, requested new club budgets from SFB although they had received previous budgets.
Neither organization requested funding last year.
Vox, the Voice of Planned Parenthood, received full funding, $771, with a vote of 7-0-6. […]
The College Union Board (CUB) received $591 of its requested $3,341 for the Fall Fun Fest to be held Sept. 20.
The $591 will pay for lodging for the event’s crew.
The motion passed 7-3-2.
A motion for full funding failed with a vote of 5-6-1. […]
Manar Darwish, adjunct professor of modern languages at the College, said “although illiteracy is high, the awareness of world news is very high in the Arab world, not only through TV, but also through the Internet and radio,” at the Politics Forum last Tuesday. […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rallying for affirmative action, approximately 50 students of the College joined 50,000 protestors who marched from the U.S. Supreme Court to the Lincoln Memorial, on Tuesday, April 1.
The participants attended the march in response to “a national call by BAMN (By Any Means Necessary) for a new national civil rights movement,” Roy Dean Johnson Jr. […]
John C. Landreau, associate professor of Modern Languages and professor of women’s and gender studies at the College, spent Thursday, March 20, blocking the doors to the Federal Building in Philadelphia with 106 other protestors, and then was arrested.
Landreau committed this act of civil disobedience as a part of what is called the Iraq Peace Pledge. […]
Approximately 20 students have been deregistered from The Electronic Student Services Menu (TESS) and the Simple Online Courseware System (SOCS) for neglecting to pay their bills.
According to Frank Cooper, director of records and registration, the request came from the Office of Student Accounts. […]