Parking lot security discussed at SGA

[Amanda Martin]

By Paola Florencio

Staff Writer

The Student Government Association approved a $3,000 request from the Christian Fellowship Club to host their “Break Every Chain” event at its meeting Oct. 18.

The event, which will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 16, will focus on combating sex trafficking. Some of the money will be used to hire a performer from God Is Bigger Ministries.

Senate Chair Jack Capello facilitated the meeting in the absence of President Ezequiel De Léon.

During open forum, Senator Fallon Soye addressed the inadequate video monitoring in the parking lots.

Soye alleged her friend’s car was stolen Sunday.  She added someone smashed the back window before the car was stolen. The car was destroyed and the gas tank was left empty.

“I was just wondering what we can do to make sure that the cameras are monitored or maybe police do a sweep every hour or so just because a car was stolen on Framingham State property,” said Soye.

Karl Bryan, student trustee, said he would talk to FSUPD and Dale Hamel, executive vice president.

Advising and registration start next week on Monday and Senator Allison Carroll said she was concerned “about classes not being up on MyFramingham” in a timely fashion.

Soye addressed the concerns raised at last week’s open forum about the gym. The leg press machine has been broken for over a year and there are no dumbbells over 100 pounds.

In addition, Senator Kevin Peña said the gym is “dusty and dirty.”

The September Budget Report was finished and distributed.

Applications are now being accepted for the Alumni Association Scholarship. FSU Alumni Relations Officer Steven Whittemore said, “We are still hiring student workers and you do not need to have work-study.”

The Hallows Eve event hosted by Brother 2 Brother (B2B) is sold out.

Senator Hailey Small awarded Senator Christine Macharia the U-ROCK award for the week for being a “stupidly involved freshman.”

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