On Wednesday, Wilkes University’s Student Government held its weekly meeting.
As a part of the Bubble Bash, there will be a soap and shampoo drive. Those who donate will be given tickets that can be used at Casino Night.
Some news in sports includes that Wilkes will have a men’s volleyball team beginning next year and the tennis court renovations have been completed.
Keep in mind that on Sept. 29, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., the Wilkes Internet will be unavailable due to maintenance.
The Bubble Bash will be on Oct. 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. This event has replaced the Fall Fest.
The Homecoming dance will be on Oct. 2 at the Woodlands. The last day to buy tickets is Sept. 29, in the SUB during club hours.
Also on Oct. 2, there will be a Gateway Dedication Ceremony from 4 to 5 p.m.
The Ski and Snowboard Club gave its annual report. Some fundraising ideas include Gertrude Hawk, Krispy Kreme, T-shirts and hat sales.
For community service, the group is looking to participate in the Alcohol Awareness Walk, a trash cleanup and making Christmas cards. Trips that are being planned are college nights at Montage and Big Boulder Mountain on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The group is also looking into a Vermont trip.
New members of Student Government were installed. From the senior class, Tom Schmidt was installed as a class representative.
In the junior class, Scott Vandine and Emma Leach were installed as representatives.
In the sophomore class the following were installed: Jeremy Yeoman, president; Paige Gallagher, vice president; Nate Barnhart, treasurer.
The following members of the freshman class were installed: Jeremy Tomaine, president; Kyle Thomas, vice president; Jasmine Quintana, treasurer; Ian Valles, secretary; Noah Yurkanin, Joseph VanderWagg, Harrison Eckert, Caitlin Brossman, Ydalisa Rodriguez and Shannon Festa were installed as representatives.
Student Government will vote next week on the hours the Club Hub will be open, the allocation of funds and the amount of money that will go toward the work-study positions.
The council reviewed the treasurer’s report and there was no change from last week.
The current budget is as follows: All College: $1,528.84, General Funds: $23,956.00, Conference: $5,000.00, Spirit: $2,000.00 for a Student Government total of $32,484.84.