TCU Senate votes to allocate $5,000 to ‘SLUSH Fund’ for student projects

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met Sunday in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to discuss the Senate-led project Students Lifting Up the Spirit of the Herd (SLUSH) Fund, hear a resolution calling for divesting from the firearms industry and consider Allocations Board (ALBO) funding appeals and requests. The Senate heard a supplementary funding request for […]


TCU Senate hears funding requests, receives updates from trustee representatives

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear supplementary funding requests, an Allocations Board (ALBO) appeal, project updates and updates from Trustee Representatives, according to Senate’s meeting minutes. TCU Treasurer Izzy Ma, a sophomore, began the meeting by introducing a funding appeal from the Korean Students […]


TCU Senate passes resolutions in support of trans rights, dining workers

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear supplementary funding requests, an appeal of an Allocations Board (ALBO) decision by the Tufts Ballroom Dance Team, as well as vote on two resolutions that would affirm the Senate’s support for a “yes” vote on Massachusetts Ballot Question […]


TCU Senate hears supplementary funding requests, passes resolution

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear supplementary funding requests as well as an appeal of an Allocations Board (ALBO) decision by the Tufts Financial Group (TFG), vote on a resolution endorsing the campaign of Nathan Foster (LA ’18) for the Board of Trustees, elect […]


Senate meets with Dean of Student Affairs, hears supplementary funding requests

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met Monday evening in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to have a discussion with Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon, hear supplementary funding appeals, announce upcoming resolutions and hear committee updates. TCU President Jacqueline Chen, a senior, started the meeting by introducing McMahon for a discussion with the […]


TCU Senate discusses off-campus housing, elects ALBO members

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met Sunday for the first time as a full body this semester in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to learn about new off-campus housing resources, elect new Allocations Board (ALBO) Members, hear supplementary funding appeals and update Senate bylaws. TCU President Jacqueline Chen, a senior, began the meeting by […]


TCU Senate convenes for last meeting of the year

Members of Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate faced a packed agenda at their last regular meeting of the academic year last night, voting on seven resolutions and reviewing six supplementary funding requests. Supplementary Funding Requests Senators approved the Allocations Board (ALBO)’s recommended supplementary funding levels for five student organizations. The body also appropriated $5,500 for […]


Citing overspending, TCU Senate urges clubs to cut back on expenses

According to TCU Treasurer Emily Sim, a junior, concerns involving the possibility of the TCU Senate going over its budget into the next academic year have prompted certain TCU Allocations Board (ALBO) members, such as TCU Associate Treasurer Finn McGarghan, to ask clubs and organizations to cut back on spending. An email McGarghan sent on March 29 […]


TCU Senate discusses financial year 2019 budget, votes to pay its members

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met in Sophia Gordon Multi-purpose room to discuss the budget for fiscal year 2019 (FY 19) and to hear a resolution about tuition hikes and updates on Spring Fling logistics. In the context of discussing budgeting, the senate voted to give an additional $8,500 to 15 people serving positions […]


TCU Senate hears committee updates, matches funding requests

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met today in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear committee updates, a presentation about a new template to help TCU Senators better complete faculty Tenure and Promotion (T&P) evaluations, discuss possible upcoming resolutions and hear funding requests. TCU President Benya Kraus, a senior, opened the meeting to share […]


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