Alexander Orr

Associate News Editor

Alex is a first-year Computer Science major from Danbury, Connecticut. He swears he can do more than write about Senate meetings.

Previous positions
  • News Coordinator October 2021 to December 2021
Student Senate

Compost Committee grows new ideas

December 8, 2021

The Compost Committee gave a presentation that included a goal to install a new compost machine on campus.

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Cooking up solutions for late-night dining

November 17, 2021

The Student Senate held a presentation to improve late-night dining. A motion was passed to make immediate changes, including collecting student feedback, creating a list of meals for dining staff to make, and investigating changes into U-Cook and Father's Marketplace.

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Riaz Rao appointed Union Annual Report chairperson, Executive Board liaison

November 10, 2021

Riaz Rao was appointed to serve as Union Annual Report chairperson and Executive Board liaison, adding on to his current role as Senate parliamentarian.

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HSAC, MAL, Representative appointments approved

November 6, 2021

Appointments for the Hospitality and Services Committee, member-at-large, and representative positions were approved within the Student Senate and Executive Board on Tuesday.

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Senate approves Judicial Board appointments, seeks new treasurer

October 25, 2021

The Student Senate approved new Judicial Board appointments on October 19. The J-Board oversees “a huge variety” of cases, ranging from reckless driving to suspending fraternities. The members appointed at this meeting will eventually make the decisions for future cases.

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Marketing and Strategy Committee resurrected

October 20, 2021

The 52nd Student Senate approved changes to the Executive Board’s bylaws on October 5 in order to bring back the Marketing and Strategy Committee, which had been dissolved in 2019.

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Undergraduate Council amends bylaws

September 29, 2021

The Student Senate approved changes to the Undergraduate Council’s bylaws.

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Freshman Elections Handbook changes approved

September 29, 2021

The Student Senate approved changes to the Class of 2025 Freshman Elections Handbook, adding new nomination eligibility clauses and reverting to in-person campaigning and election procedures.