Student Government Preview

Madelyn Ostendorf

Student government will be discussing and voting on their resolution addressing the university’s trademark policy which, if passed, would halt the implementation of the current policy, as well as seating a new member and responding to funding request.

The new resolution also asks for the documents and communications surrounding the policy’s change as well as an apology issued from the administration in regards to any problems that the sudden change may have caused student organizations.

A recent amendment to the resolution states, “We highly encourage students on campus to play an active role in these conversations and on all issues and relevant discussions that impact the people we have been elected to represent.”

According to Senator Sandeep Stanley, several members of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) will be in attendance at the meeting on Wednesday.

The Senate will also be seating Chase Krug as a new member to the election commission and voting to approve funding requests from Cardinal Eats and the Freshman Council.

Cardinal Eats is requesting funding of $5,000 to assist in the printing and publication costs of their free magazine. Cardinal Eats prints two issues per year with the intent of building a community of the food lovers within Ames.

The Freshman Council is requesting $1,119 in funds to assist in putting on their 12th annual Jingle Jog, a 5K run around campus for students and residents of Ames. The funding assist in the purchase of lights, food, hot chocolate, t-shirts and rental tables.

For more information or to contact your senator, visit The senate meetings are open to the public on Wednesday’s at 7 p.m. in the Campanile Room of the Memorial Union.