“I’m less worried about projects with this committee and more worried about taking student issues to the people that can help us solve them,” MSA senator Tim Davis said.
Senator Chris Vas: “More guns, more violence, and I agree with that, however I reject the idea that students are not mature enough to carry firearms.”
The cabinet will serve for one year under President Sean Earl and Vice President Tori Schafer.
None of the interim executive cabinet members from Gomez and Hanner’s selections re-applied for their positions.
Proposed legislation clarifies the removal procedure, but Senate cannot impeach Chief Justice Whitney Barr while she is out of state.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Cathy Scroggs: “We’ve lived through an interesting year. We know that we’ve got to do better. And all the people in this room are committed to that.”
As Senate struggles to reach quorum, current and former MSA members have debated how to increase and maintain attendance.
The Senatorial Election Handbook also passed. Campaigning begins on April 11.
MSA will issue an official opinion on any concern that receives at least 50 signatures.
McDaniel plans to improve Senate communications and encourage diversity of opinions.
Former Senate Speaker Kevin Carr: “Regardless of how tough those conversations are and regardless of how serious the topics are, we shouldn’t shy away from them.”
The BEC’s vaguely written infraction section could come with repercussions.
The two slates were the Turner/Evans slate and the Earl/Schafer slate.
Syed Ejaz: “If you were just a fly on the wall you’d think that we would definitely be running but deep down I don’t think anybody really wanted to.”
Vega: “You don’t have to be in an official position, you don’t have to be a vice something or an interim whatever, you can come pop in and say, ‘Hey, this is something I’d like to see done better.’”
Higginbotham: “Right now, MSA is broken. Students who pay attention quite honestly hate MSA, and I don’t blame them. In my opinion, we earned that.”
MSA Senate Speaker Kevin Carr said he had never seen this happen and did not know how the student’s information was submitted.
The Ejaz/Parrie platform, “Mizzou Together,” offers the most promising future for MU.
Instead of striving to impress students the most, the three slates are competing over who can upset students the least.
One change Henderson proposed requires all participants to attend a debriefing event.