A.S. at a Glance

    A.S. Council Meeting No. 6

    Summer Reports

    A.S President Jenn Brown

    * Brown worked on building a student coalition with San Diego State University, the University of San Diego and UCSD.

    * In conjunction with Navneet Grewal, commissioner of communications, Brown worked to include student input in the Policy and Procedures Manual.

    A.S. Vice President External Steve Klass

    * Klass was voted chair of the University of California Student Association this summer. “”Technically, I am the voice of every UC student,”” Klass said.

    A.S. Vice President Finance Dave Beza

    * Beza is currently streamlining the process student organizations must undergo to obtain funding.

    Commissioner of Athletics Robin Shelton

    * Shelton reported that 1,300 UCSD students attended the first men’s volleyball game of the year.

    * New tables with the Triton logo, as well as updated sports photographs, will be introduced in Round Table this year.

    * Three thousand UCSD students attended Welcome Week’s Triton Power Hour.

    * The women’s soccer team is ranked No. 1 in the nation.

    * Shelton ended his report with a spirit cheer. Members of the A.S. Council cheered and clapped jovially.

    Commissioner of Communications Navneet Grewal

    * The Office of Communications will be hosting a media fair Oct. 17.

    Commissioner of Diversity Affairs David Mitchell

    * Mitchell is working on setting up the diversity office. This is the office’s second year as part of Associated Students.

    Commissioner of Programming Gabe Grossman

    * Grossman announced that the FallFest bands will be MxPx, Blackalicious and Jurassic 5. Originally scheduled to be held on RIMAC Field, the concert will now be held in RIMAC Arena due to a conflict with two intercollegiate soccer games. At last year’s FallFest, 2,000 students were turned away at the door. Grossman anticipates the same problem this year. “”Get there early, around 6 [p.m.],”” Grossman said. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

    * Grossman announced that 4,500 to 5,000 students attended the all-campus Welcome Week Dance.

    Commissioner of Services and Enterprises Jeremy Gallagher

    * Gallagher reported that the Grove Cafe made more money this summer than it did in the last school year. The Grove Cafe lost money last year.

    * The A.S. Lecture Notes Enterprise made about $11,000.

    * A.S. Soft Reserves made about $20,000 to $30,000.

    Commissioner of Student Advocacy Brie Finegold

    * The Office of Student Advocacy is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Events

    * Alliance Program training will be held on Oct. 7 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For location and additional information, e-mail [email protected].

    * “”The Best Dance on Campus,”” sponsored by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Association, takes place this Saturday at Porter’s Pub. The dance starts at 9 p.m. and is scheduled to run until 1 a.m. All sexual orientations are welcome.

    * A polling event, featuring local government representatives, will be held on Oct. 17 in Price Center Ballroom A at 11:30 a.m. Audience opinion about the representatives’ answers will be displayed on a monitor.

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