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General Assembly 10/19


General Assembly Minutes

October 19, 2021


Executive Board Reports:


Secretary - Lisette Guzman:

Treasurer -Lindsey Rajala:

  • Nothing to Report

EAC Chair - Carter Viner:

  • Questions send to him

PAC Chair - Emily Hilderbrand:

  • Committee assignments done this week

PRC Chair - Mya Severson:

  • Over 1k likes this week on Tik Tok

  • Bucket hats come out today

Tech. Coordinator- Maddie Swanson:

  • Headshots for schedule to have headshot taken

SOC Chair - Makayla Geroge:

  • November all org scheduled

  • No Office hours on Wednesday

BER Chair - Nidhi Jawala:

  • Doodle poll sent out. Gonna stick with convo hours

  • Groups for BER are set. Can be more than one if choose to be

External President - Raina Meyer:

  • Application for disability rep closes on Thursday at 8pm

  • University Academic and Student Affairs Committee meeting?

  • Strengthening with relationship with FRC

Internal President - Ruben Dominguez:

  • Retreat on 30th of this month done online and go over rules and what HUSC is

  • Team bonding on same day is optional but Retreat is mandatory




Representatives Reports:

  • Freshman Reps - Nothing to report

  • Sophomore Reps - Nothing to report

  • Junior Reps - Nothing to report

  • Senior Reps - Nothing to report

  • Student Athletic Advisory Rep - SAAC meeting last week. Rumors that athletes are not doing what they should be doing. Athletes are doing what is required of them. Any questions can be addressed to couches or Julia on what athletes are doing to keep safe.

  • Multicultural Rep - Nothing to Report

  • At large Reps - Nothing to Report

  • Advocacy Rep - FRC meeting with Sofia on what they need and looking forward to. Talked about hiring a new position and what it looks like. Covid meeting with Patti and covid coordinator, more posters on campus coming up.

  • Hall Reps - Nothing to Report

  • Commuter Rep - Jasmine Morales




Administrative Reports:

Patrick Haught:

  • Nothing to Report


Patti Klein:

  • Theres is poster to be put up in dean of students office

  • Meeting regards with the food pantry to strive for a new space for FRC.

  • Talking about www.company…...they are banned from campus. Don’t sign up to work for them.

  • Instagram post in the last couple of days and targeting individuals and possibly communication to students on how it can be harmful.

  • Hearing Board training done

  • Hamline houses are going online by spring and doing walkthroughs for them.


Concerns/Rumors:


  • Student brings up concern about Mask Policy on a way to enforce it.

  • Can help PRC on spreading the posters.

  • Financial aid and student account next week to talk about student accounts and financial help. The form to ask questions anonymously is in the Instragam bio.

  • Concern about One day break is not enough.

  • Transition at Hamline has always been one day fall break. Pre-Labour day start is new because of covid. Students need to have a number of class hours to be able to be credited. Calendar dates are being looked at to look at multiple day breaks for fall and thanksgiving.

  • The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is a class day but next year the dates are not final.

  • Communicating with professors to not give big assignments due on breakdays.

  • Who do students talk to about breaks?

  • After this year it is more of a calendar question. This year is going to the dean to maybe do something for this year. Feedback for future years is always available.

  • Andy can be brought in to talk about that.

  • ACTC students, is there a way to have the same days?

  • ACTC is far away from consistency and a great conversations with the provos, Andy.

  • The 2nd of November there will be no GA. Food and Chat instead to collaborate and feed your brain.

  • Work Day is confusing in payments.

  • A question for Brett next Tuesday. If it affects the account today go in at student administrative services at East Hall or email.

  • Some things on Piperlime that aren't on workday. Many students don’t know how to check midterm grades.

  • Registrar is working on it. The academic process went live yesterday. Michelle has to put stuff in manually and only working on it for seniors at the moment.

  • Applications to graduate are at the hamline.com/regisrar they have forms and can be emailed in. Email at the registrar can get responses quickly.

  • Email was sent out to students on the whole process on how to graduate and registar.

  • Piperline is not functioning anymore. And only works for ordering an official transcript.

  • Information for classes should be accurate and the class list is finalized. W credits are still being waited on by the registrar.


Unfinished Business:


  • None


New Business:


  • Voting On November 2nd

  • Municipal election this year in St. Paul and Minneapolis.

  • Early voting is underway.

  • Charter amendments for voting on ballots in both cities.

  • Share about municipal voting!

  • Any questions can be sent to Raina at HUSCExternal@hamline.edu

  • Registering should be done pretty soon.

  • Activity to know people takes place.

  • Ideas-

  • Commuter student parking is cheaper or free. Gas card to pay for gas or use declining balance.

  • Db at local restaurants- pho pasteur going out of business. Meal tickets were done last year.

  • Put pressure on the dining services.

  • Surveys are sent out and will reach out to you if filled out about your concerns.

  • Is Hamline ending the Aramark contract?

  • Ongoing conversations on what is happening next.

  • FRC is open to all students

  • QR code for food? They are coming out this week

  • Augsburg on how satisfied they are with the food.

  • Motion to extend meeting my 5 minutes. The motion passes.

  • ESA spot for animals to go to. Process on how to get ESA.

  • Bedding in a commuter lounge or empty room there. A space for naps

  • Ideas can be brought up to BER. Goal to make Hamline better.


Open Discussion/Forum:


  • None




All Campus Events:

  • WRC Take Back The Campus

  • Thurs October 21 5:00pm-7:00pm

  • Old Main Lawn

  • IGC Oktoberfest

  • Fri, October 22 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Sorin Commons

  • Empowering Reads: We should all be feminists

  • Tues, October 26 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  • GLC 100E

  • FYB Food n Chat

  • Tues, October 26 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Kay Fredericks Ballroom



Next Week…

  • None

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