Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.
Outsiders, Swarthmore’s outdoors club, requested a transfer of funds from their transportation budget into their supplies budget. The group was not able to go on a spring break trip as they were rained out, and returned $1,000 back to SBC. The group asked to use the rest of the money reserved for the trip to buy supplies, such as sleeping bags and tents. In addition, the club would need the funds for a bonfire they are hosting on May 1, for marshmallows, hershey bars and a fire permit. The transfer was proposed and passed.
The Consulting Club
Swarthmore’s Consulting Club asked the committee for $33.20 for transportation to cover their transportation from 30th Street to Swarthmore on their way back from a consulting competition at Harvard. Full funding was proposed and passed unanimously.
The Meditation Club
The Meditation Club asked the committee for $200 for a yoga and meditation workshop. The club would like to have a trained coach lead the workshop, and they have enough money to fund the coach, but need the funding to cover other aspects of the workshop. Full funding was proposed and passed unanimously.
The Movie Committee requested a transfer of funds from their movie screening fund to their Spring Fling fund. The Spring Fling will take place in two weeks. Full funding was proposed and passed unanimously.
The Men’s Ultimate Frisbee Team
The Men’s Ultimate Frisbee team requested a total of $846.40 to attend regionals. Full funding was proposed and passed unanimously.
The Fencing Team
The Fencing Team requested a transfer of funds in order to pay coaches expenses as well as to cover other end of the year expenses.