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    Gillian Seaman

    Issue date: 4/17/09 Section: News
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    Tuesday's Case Western Undergraduate Student Government meeting began with president Myles Nickolich congratulating the winners of the recent elections. Nickolich said, "We saw a record number of votes this year and a number of extremely close races. I was impressed, to say the least, with all of your campaigns and can't wait to hear about the great things that all of you will be doing next year."

    The Student Life Committee met with the Smoking Policy Task Force to discuss smoking policy violations and the amount of designated smoking areas. Vice president of student life Ali Hasanali stated, "I just want to let everyone know we are looking to add more smoking areas." The new smoking areas would be located near the Village, Thwing, and around the bottom-of the-hill Greek houses as well as on top of the hill. Hasanali also announced that The Boat, the Student Life Committee's student resource guide to CWRU, will also begin to be marketed this week.

    Election commissioner Jeff Zabinski discussed what would happen to the vacant vice president of finance position. Zabinski explained that the floor will open for nominations at the next General Assembly. Zabinksi acknowledged that there were several write-in candidates, but none had been eligible because nominees must have served for one full semester on the finance committee.

    In open forum, several concerns about campus security were raised. It was noted by a representative that security guards lack card access to the Fribley lot and must tail-gate in order to get to the tower. Another representative noted issues with people being denied security escorts because of their "overuse."

    The main focus of Tuesday's General Assembly was several resolutions and bills. The assembly passed Resolution R.18-11, "A recommendation to use pervious concrete in future campus construction projects." The resolution calls for the use of pervious concrete because it is more environmentally friendly, safer, and cheaper than regular concrete.
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