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Residential Council Minutes :: March 20, 2006

Present: Dean Forsberg, Adam Axler, Benjamin Boas, Justin Glavis-Bloom, Brendan Hargreaves, Tal Itzkovich, Jimmy Kaplowitz, Jennifer Kuo, Allison Kwong, Katherine Lamm, Michael Morgenstern, Damian Maldonado, David Pacheco, Laura Supkoff

Absent: Kyle Evans

  1. Meeting begins at 12:03 PM
  2. Program House
    1. Cooking House is in Olney because there was no place to put freshmen
    2. May be a need to move people around next year if these houses grow
    3. Tal is a celebrity, but they didn't put his pretty face on the BDH.
  3. Policy
    1. MPC reccomendation did not happen, it may soon.
  4. Lottery
    1. Some holdups with signing of room contracts but it went fairly smoothly.
    2. Michael will draft a poll to email to people
    3. Justin needs a pseudonym, Aweenieman is taken.
    4. Tell people on the waitlist to put on application "a double anywhere with the person I applied with."
    5. ResLife is really happy with last night
    6. Let's see what happens...
  5. Informally, what went differently?
    1. New Dorm went a lot faster than Young O
    2. Many people ended up taking a smaller suite and a single as a way of breaking up their groups
  6. Meeting tonight at 5:15.
  7. Please bring laptops tongiht, we used all the ones that showed up!
  8. Ben Boas, appointments chair of UCS
    1. Applications for appointments due April 4
    2. The third question is especially tough because Brendan wrote it. "It's a ball-buster," says Brendan.
    3. Ben is a hero.
  9. Some of the UCS lounge renovation ideas got funded
    1. Dean Forsberg is working with some designers
    2. They will do some work in Perkins, Hope, and Littlefield

Submitted by Michael Morgenstern, Residential Council Secretary 2005-2006