SGB gets new Poobahs, expands tent
Written by Bwog Staff
Elections are everywhere this time of year (ESC, such as they are, from April 1st – 3rd, and the Dems on the 11th), and a few hours ago representatives from SGB’s 60+ groups met to choose new leaders, welcome new groups, kick out a few others, and overhaul their constitution. Highlights from the Spring Town Hall after the jump.
Camp Kesem, which runs a camp for kids whose parents are suffering from (often terminal) cancer.
Columbia Coalition Against the War, which organized that big protest a few weeks ago.
Columbia Students for International Service, which sends people overseas to serve other people.
Double Discovery Students Organization, which works with disadvantaged students from the neighborhood.
FeelGood CU, which sells grilled cheese sandwiches here to end hunger in the third world.
Lucha, which doesn’t like the military.
The International Socialist Organization, which doesn’t like capitalism, and is switching over from ABC to SGB.
Groups Out (well, just moving to ABC):
Hong Kong Students and Scholars Society and Columbia Iranian Students Association
Constitutional Changes, Bullet Pointed:
Excises all mention of Earl Hall
Adds “humanitarian” and “identity-concious” to “religious, spiritual, political, ideological, and activist”
Adds 2 more representatives–now 7, before 5
Mandates bi-annual constitutional review
Spells out duties for all board members
Aaaaaaaand: The New Board
Chair: Jonathan Siegel CC ’08 College Democrats
Vice Chair: Jessie Leiken CC ’08 SEEJ
Treasurer: Arjun Kapoor CC ’09 Amnesty International
Secretary: Faisal Khan CC ’09 Muslim Students Association
Ari Gardner CC ’08 LionPAC
Alastair Shearman SEAS ’08 CPU
Danielle Slutsky CC ’08 LionPAC
Jacob Taber GS/JTS ’09 Democrats/CPU/LionPAC
Muzna Ansari BC ’10 Muslim Students Association
James Downie CC ’10 Democrats
Hei-Yue Pang BC ’10 Intervarsity Christian Fellowship/Remnant