Student Senate

Minutes 02.07.12


Tuesday February 07, 2012

6:30 p.m. Campbell Dinning Room

Student Life and Technology Center

I. Call to Order

II. Special Business

III. Announcements and Constituent Concerns

o     Doug Blackmon’s documentary, Slavery by Another Name will be live screened at 8:00pm in Mills A MONDAY FEB 13TH (this is a Senate sponsored event, encourage everyone to go!)


o     Archivist

o     The school’s archivist, Christina Thompson, is looking for student/student groups to submit anything that they think should be preserved in the Hendrix Archives.

o     If you need access to the archives (for research, or if you are interested in seeing the first Troubador from 1907/other Hendrix-related artifacts) to make an appointment!

o     Hunter—Some bikes are being stored for extended periods of time, are taking all of the prime spots…can we do anything about this???

o     Dean will talk to Rick Sublett.

o      LaRonda—People are having trouble streaming the KHDX website…

o     CJ will talk to Knox.

o     Hunter—Can we get easier access to educator on the website (like…the first thing we see)

o     CJ—send comments/concerns (current students—resources)

o     Graham—Does Hendrix have a compost?

o     Emily: Students can bring scraps to the community garden where there is compost. We are not allowed to do compost collections in the dorms.

IV. Departmental Liaison Reports

V. Committee Reports

o     Campus Kitty with Malena Outhay

o     Charities will be announced next week.

o     Social Committee with Will Phillips

o     SoCo Presents WINTER FORMAL!

§     Feburary 25th 9pm-1am

§     At The Ford Theater(1020 Front St, across from Fabys)

§     From Hendrix just walk Straight Down and you'll find it

§     Featuring: Five and a Dime & DJ King

§     $4 Well and $3 Beer (for those of age)

§     Guests are $10


§     No transportation this year, a block and a half from the Front Street Apartments

o     Paintball info

§     2 games/200 balls/ $5/transportation will be provided

§     Weekend after Formal (“dead weekend, nothing else is going on)

§     The amount of people that sign up will determine the start times (won’t necessarily start at 9am)

§     Sign ups ahead of time to save a spot

o     Drive in Movie March 10th

o     Academic Policy with LaRonda Mitchell

o     No report

o     Meeting this week, send any Academic Concerns LaRonda’s way

o     Financial Committee with Clay Christian

o     SoCo

§     Requested: $3,000

§     Recommended: $0 – FinCom would like more information regarding expected turnout

§     Motion to fund in full

·     No objections, Lauren abstains, motion passes

o     Hendrix Ultimate (2 requests)

§     Requested: $2,676.30   (loan)

§     Recommended: $2,676.30 (loan in full)

·     Motion to accept (Anvesh)

·     No objections or abstentions, motion passes.

§     Requested: $392.84

§     Recommended: $294.63 (fund at 75%)

·     Committee tshirt rule

·     Motion to accept Jerseys for new players (as per Fincom’s recommendation)

o     No objections, Abstentions from Anvesh, Mike, Cara, motion passes

o     Hendrix Spirit Award

§     Motion to

·     Motion passes

o     Committee on Everything Awesome with Dean Jim Wiltgen

o     Residence Life Committee

§     All Residence Reps and Hall Presidents

o     Phones

§     Switch to opt in (no charge)

·     Motion to switch to opt in passes, no objections or abstentions.

o     Media Committee with Courtney Johnson

o      Met this weekend to discuss the Profile switching publishers. Most were too expensive but we did fine one possible alternative, At Home Arkansas. They publish the Dem Gaz and were the closest match to our current budget. Just waiting for solid numbers to make a decision on.

o     Still don’t have new computers L ordered two months ago… cannot start work on the Profile until we have them…

§     Dean is on it

o     Motion to accept Mike and Graham as the new student at large members on the Media Committee (to replace a student at large member who is not here this semester)

o     Environmental Concerns Committee with Emily Canon

o     Different free store: Teamed up with Heifer and the Chicken Club who will be having a bake sale to buy chickens for a family in need

o     Tuesday 3:30-5:30pm in Worsham

o     Multicultural Development Committee with Anna Roane (interim)

o     February 27th-March 3rd DAO Week

o     In talks with Ms. Kesha to restructure MDC

o     Communications Committee with Adelia Shiffraw

o     Shirts in 2 weeks

o     Senators, clear your calendars for two upcoming Senate events:

§     Meet the Candidates/Senate Debates, Monday February 27th in Worsham (time/FREE FOOD info TBA)

§     Meet and Greet with the New/Old Senate Tuesday March 6th(time/FREE FOOD info TBA)

o     Volunteer Action Committee with Rachel Robbins

o     Independent living services valentines Dances Friday 5:45pm (6-9)

o     First React to Film event of the semester is next week:

§      Sing Your Song will be screened Wednesday February 15th from 7-9pm in Mills B

·     for more info visit the FB event webpage, , and

§     Next week’s Project Pericles will be linked to the movie and be moderated by Dean!

o     Student and Academic Concerns Committee with Daniel Williams and LaRonda Mitchell

o     No report

o     Committee on Committees with Gabe Breshears

o     SOMEC

§     Lacey Laborde

§     Eugene Rut…

o     Interim Chair accepted

o     Mike

§     Motion (anvesh)

·     No opposition or abstention

o     Executive Committee with Desh Deepak

o     Filing opens next week for Senators and Exec

o     Campaigning will begin on the February 21st

o     February 27th =Meet the candidates/Debates

o     February28th=Elections


VII. New Business

VIII. Adjournment