Tuesday, February 1, 2011

UConn Senate Takes a Stand Against Spring Weekend

Mansfield-Storrs Patch.com (Storrs, CT) January 31, 2011

"The University of Connecticut Senate took an official position against Spring Weekend and its 'drinking culture' during a meeting Monday afternoon at UConn's Bishop Center.
According to Senate Executive Committee member John Clausen, the Senate has discussed Spring Weekend before, but the adoption of the resolution marks the first time the Senate has formally opposed the event.
The adopted legislation lists three resolutions:
■That the Senate supports the voluntary moratorium recommended by the Spring Weekend Task Force;
■That the Senate continues to collaborate with other university bodies regarding Spring Weekend; and
■That the Senate starts a Metanoia, a time of reflection, focused on community civility." Read More

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