Student Council Report

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Tuesday’s Fireside Chat about appointments had a lack-luster attendance. In order to reach more people about appointments, Student Council members will be coming to Mertz Lounge, Mephistos, Mary Lyons, Parrish, and the Danawell Trailer to host study breaks next Tuesday night at 10 PM.

In “Thanksgiving in the Spring” news, Council members will be meeting with faculty who teach lab courses to discuss how to handle rescheduling labs. Council will present their proposal to the Curriculum Committee in two weeks, where it will be voted on by a committee of faculty, students, and staff.

Ilya Faibushevich ’07 and Eleanor Joseph ’07 are meeting with Dining Services to push for more flexibility for first-semester freshmen on the meal plan.

ITS is considering the creation of a dynamic dashboard and events calendar over the summer. For example, you would be able to subscribe to “Earthlust” and “Student Council” and the dashboard would tell you when those events are coming up.

Lastly, if you have something to send to Reserved Students Digest, you can now send it to the new and easy-to-remember address digest [at] swarthmore [dot] edu.

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