The University of Maine General Student Senate met for an orderly and fast-paced session Tuesday, Nov. 17. Both President Harold “Trey” Stewart and Vice President Andrew Bracy urged the Senators to vote on the referendum Student Government is sponsoring.
The referendum is the same as the one that was voted on earlier in the year, but technical difficulties forced a new round of voting.
The UMaine Fiber Arts Club gained preliminary recognition, the club is open to all students and gathers weekly to crochet and knit for charity projects and stress relief.
Engineers Without Borders (EWB) returned from their regional conference in Syracuse, N.Y. EWB attended the conference Nov. 6-8, where they were able to participate in informational sessions and pre-professional networking.
Improv In-Sanity attended their regional competition in Cambridge, Mass where they competed against 16 other schools in improvisational comedy performances.
The Intramural Sports Council attended an industry conference at at Stony Brook University in New York where they were able to meet with industry professionals and learn about new programs to bring to UMaine.
Students for the Exploration & Development of Space (SEDS) attended the SEDS conference in Boston, Mass. where they met with and heard talks from professionals in the space exploration industry.
Nominations and Elections
Senators Ryan Brann and Preston Spicer were nominated for Executive Budgetary Committee, Spicer won the election. Senator Shayne Anderson was nominated for President’s Council.