Author Archives: David Thiel

Housing Proposal

Housing Selection Process: Our housing philosophy is very similar to our philosophy regarding community meals. At Deerfield, we value our sit-down community meals because we think it is good for our students to mingle, meet new people, and engage in … Continue reading

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President elections

Congratulations to Theo Lipsky, Student Body President for the Class of 2012! Thank you to all who ran and the 300+ of you who voted. This year’s online voting system was new but successful. For those wondering, duplicates (and one … Continue reading

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Gender equity decision

Having reviewed the proposals from Culture Club and the related student survey results, Student Council decided last Thursday to adopt Proposal 3: guaranteeing gender equity among class representatives. Continue reading

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Self-Nominate for Student Body President

http://olddanet.deerfield.edu/blog/2011/04/nominations-for-student-council/

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Response to Anonymous Comments

Hi, all – Thanks to everyone who’s sent in anonymous comments. Most of you brought up the parietals proposal, so we’ll speak to that: You’re right, it’s not a monumental alteration. Not much changes on a practical level – a … Continue reading

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6:45 Sunday meetings to resume…

Having met before dinner most of winter term, Student Council will begin meeting again after sit-down this spring. All students always welcome!

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Minutes 3/6/11

Today, Student Council met for the final time in the winter term. Updates! –Parietals changes have passed through the Dorm Council. This means that for upperclassmen, you need is a shoe in the door and one light source. Note: This … Continue reading

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Topics 2/11

Despite the dearth of exact minutes, a list of topics and activities that Student Council has addressed over the past month (see 3/6 Minutes for final progress of some): Hoping to have the weekend slip procedure occur online Looking into … Continue reading

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Minutes 1/30-2/2/11

The Residential Curriculum Committee came to us with a proposal to institute regulated hall feeds and discussions as a means of making dorm life more consistent. Council’s response, based in part on feedback from other students: While we understand the … Continue reading

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Meeting time change

Student Council will now be meeting before sit-down dinner in the Caswell for the foreseeable future. Visitors always welcome!

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