The council of organizations met for the second time this semester on Monday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in SUB 62-63.
Vice President of programming Yaritza Diaz spoke about the two available seats open for Student Association Productions (SAP). She stressed that whoever runs needs to be dedicated and committed to be fully on board this coming semester. One seat was filled, one seat remains vacant.
Vice President of Finance, Youssouf Kouyo informed the organizations that they will soon get their budgets for the semester. Kouyo said, general programming usually starts off with $100,000 dollars per semester. This semester, general programming started off with $73,000 and currently has $71,857 left.
Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. and Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. meetings will be held to inform organizations about student association and how to request money. It is mandatory for all organizations to have at least one member attend one of the two meetings.
There will be a white ribbon campaign launched next week. The campaign is an attempt to stand in solidarity against rape culture with students, staff and faculty and to put on a display to get the message out that rape culture will not be tolerated.
Resident Assistants will be giving out ribbons to students living on campus. Commuters or students living off campus can get ribbons from SUB 100.