Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) met on Wednesday for their penultimate meeting of the fall semester. Members discussed two proposals: a committee for break programming and a fund for affinity group kickoff events. If approved, the first proposal would create an ad hoc committee to provide programming and support for students who stay on campus during breaks.
Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) hosted members of the Committee of Governance and Faculty Affairs (GFA) and Associate Professor of Government and Legal Studies Jeffrey Selinger Wednesday to discuss faculty attitudes about extending Thanksgiving break. BSG President Paul Wang ’24 introduced preliminary data from the all-school BSG survey asking students their opinions regarding the extension of Thanksgiving break.
This week, the Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) reviewed the proposals for a full week of Thanksgiving break, the rollout of the new Bowdoin Course Reviews website and other updates about campus initiatives. BSG discussed the Thanksgiving break proposals from the October 13 faculty meeting extensively.
On Thursday evening, Dr. Ruha Benjamin, professor of African American studies at Princeton University, delved into the dangers behind technological innovation with the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) in Mills Hall. Benjamin explored the problems with using technology that deepens discrimination while appearing neutral and even benevolent.
On Wednesday night, the Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) voted on allocations of the BSG budget and changes to the BSG bylaws, discussed procedures for future meetings and suggested ideas on how to format BSG communications. The Student Affairs Committee went over two upcoming projects.
The Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) held its second meeting of the academic year in Mills Hall on Wednesday. The agenda included student engagement and representation, resources available for students and how to develop a strong culture.