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4 The Jibsheet. NEWS October 13, 2009 ASG meets to make important decisions Maida Suljevic NEWS EDITOR On Thursday October 8, 2009 the Associated Student Government (ASG) met to discuss issues concerning Bellevue College, The purpose of the ASG is to represent and serve the student body, They meet every week to vote on proposals, funding requests, and so on, Joseph . Root (President), Luis Sanchez (Vice President of Equity and Pluralism), Chapman Chung (Vice President of Finance and Communication), lean-Claude Kameni (Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Rep.), Carolyn Dewitt (EnvironmentalandSocial Responsibility Rep.), Andres Munt (Clubs and Programs Rep.), and Bernard Ellouk, (Chief lustice) were all present along with the representatives of different clubs. The first order of business concerned a request from the Black Student Union (BSU) for'ft]nding for a trip to go to a conference. The ASG voted unanimously in favor of the proposal. The ASG then heard a proposal from the Sakura Club to approve funding for a party. The purpose of the party is help BC students and members who are interested in the Japanese culture come together. ASG allocated $260.90 for the party, which will be held in the cafeteria. The Sakura club will provide their own food to cut back on spending. All members of the BC community are invited to the event. Following the Sakura Club was the Model United Nations club. The Model UN wants to go to Latin America in early ]anuary. They requested $5117.00 from the AS6 for the trip. After debate, the ASG members decided to amend the requested amount to $4,117.00. The ASG again voted unanimously to fund the amended amount for the trip. Munt suggested to the Model ON to try and fundraise for the trip. Becca Fbucht/The fibsheet The ASG team gathers to unwind and regroup as a team while watching the Coco Peru show earlier this month. The Model UN has taken trips to New York and China. Next on the agenda was the Latino Community Fund Summit 2009. They requested funding for a lunch. The Latino Community is expecting 150 people to come to the event, 75 students and 75 professionals, and will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The purpose of the lunch is to promote bonding between leaders in the LatinCommunity and schools across the state. The menu for the lunch will include rice with silantro and lime, marinated shredded chicken, refried beans, flour tortillas, along with other Latin American food. The ASG voted to grant $352.50 for the event. The Debate Team was also present at the meeting. Bellevue College is the only two-year school in Washington with a debate squad. It is the first time in 20 years that BC has a debate squad. The team received speaker awards during >\> see ASG Report, page 5 THE CREDIT UNION THAT PAyS you BACK. At BECU, our business is returning profits to our members. And we do it every day with better rates. Lower fees. Plus convenient perks like free online banking and Bill Pay service. And that's just the beginning. Stop by your neighborhood BECU today, and get the payback you deserve. JOIN BECU AT yOUR NEIGHBORHOOD FINANCIAL CENTER: Bellevue 20th 14150 NE 20th ST Bellevue, WA 98007 Downtown Bellevue 200 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004 800-233-2328 Issaquah - Safeway 735 NW Gilman Blvd Issaquah, WA 98027 All Washington State Residents Can Join BECU. * Members must establish a Member Share 11 Savings account with a minimum $5 deposit. Offering undergraduate degrees in: Applied Computing Business Administration Computing & Software Systems Environmental Science Interdisciplinary Studies Nursing (RN to BSN, on campus and in Mt. Vernon) Offering graduate degrees in: Business Administration, on campus and in Bellevue Cultural Studies, Education, including Secondary Teacher Certification Nursing Policy Studies Offering additional credentials for: K-8 Teacher Certification Professional Certification (Education) 425.352.5000 W UNIVERSITY of WASH 1 NGTON BOTHELL