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O’SNAP promotes safe transportation

| Friday, December 12, 2014

For one of the term’s first major policy initiatives, student body president Lauren Vidal and vice president Matthew Devine, both seniors, set out to augment late night student transportation on campus with the Student Nighttime Auxiliary Patrol (O’SNAP). O’SNAP allows Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP) student employees to use two read more

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Council revamps internal structure, updates policies

| Friday, December 12, 2014

One of the lesser-known branches of student government, the Club Coordination Council (CCC) plays a large role in the task of making sure all of Notre Dame’s more than 200 clubs function on a daily basis. The CCC is comprised of club members elected by their peers to represent and oversee all of read more

Bolstering a relationship with South Bend

Bolstering a relationship with South Bend

| Friday, December 12, 2014

In a February interview with The Observer, now-student body president Lauren Vidal said the top priority for her and vice president Matthew Devine, both seniors, was to promote service both on campus and in the community. “We really have this idea of service, and although we understand that’s a read more

Assembly focuses on safety

| Friday, December 12, 2014

Student body vice president and senior Matthew Devine said he has been very proud of the “work and commitment” of the senators during the semester. “I have loved meeting and working with Senate this year,” he said. “Its members are some of the brightest and most enthusiastic leaders of the read more

‘We learned a great deal’

| Friday, December 12, 2014

Student body president Lauren Vidal and vice president Matthew Devine, both seniors, hit the ground running when they took office last April; in the earliest student Senate meetings of the year they put their initiatives surrounding Safewalk (now O’SNAP) and college readership on the agenda. By the end of read more

‘Working well together’

| Friday, December 12, 2014

Student body president and vice president McKenna Schuster and Sam Moorhead, both seniors, have worked to enhance transparency, accountability and enthusiasm for Student Government Association (SGA) this year. Beginning with transparency, Schuster said they want the student body to know what SGA does and what events are going on. read more

Punch cards promote student participation

| Friday, December 12, 2014

Saint Mary’s Student Government Association (SGA) launched the SMCard this semester to improve the attendance at campus events. The card rewards students for attending events sponsored by Campus Ministry, the Center for Spirituality, Athletics, Belles Against Violence Office, SGA, Student Activity Board (SAB) and Student Diversity Board (SDB). The read more