February 10th, 2014


February 10th, 2014

Master and Associate Master’s Report

·      Mellon Forum on Wednesday (every week from now on)

·      Cross country ski trip is next week in Vermont

·      Master’s tea next Monday with NYT journalist

Dean’s Report

·      Nothing to report

Committee Reports

SAC (Saybrook Activities Committee)

·      Milk and cookies sib study break on Wednesday

·      Saybrook wide assassins game coming up—let Aadi and Chris know about ideas for logistics of tagging in the game (sockball v. spoon v. banana)

Community Service

·      Kiss Away Cancer at Wednesday Toad’s sponsored by Yale sororities—buy ticket from any sister


·      Nothing to report

Clothing Committee:

·      Nothing to report


·      IM meeting was last meeting to clarify bowling, water polo rules, etc.

·      Look forward to rock climbing (maybe), foos ball (not likely)

·      Croquet International is returning, but not for points

Sustainability Committee

·      We have reached 76 likes on Facebook

·      Continue to submit your entries for the Instagram photo contest

·      Fun fact: From the Water Education Foundation: It takes 2640 gallons of water to make 1 pound of beef, which is the same as showering for 7 minutes everyday for 6 months. In contrast, it takes 25 gallons of water for 1 pound of wheat.

·      Suggestion for meatless Monday’s in dining hall—encouraged, not by force

Dining Committee

·      We are getting extra cereal bins! But moving toaster to bread station—before or after spring break

Media Committee

·      Nothing to report

College Seminar Committee

·      Nothing to report

Saybrook Historical Society Committee

·      Meeting on Friday

·      Survey for alumni has been created (already filled out by Maya Lin), submit suggestions!

·      Needs new chair!


·      New bylaws chair is Leon Ebain

·      In rare cases 2/3 majority has power to adjust a Saybrugian’s attendance point


·      Nothing to report


·      Meet with Secretary Golf Cruise on data publishing/privacy policy

·      Yale Printing in talks to adjust prices for students

·      University Calendar Committee may be tinkering with/extending length of reading period

·      To go policy for dining halls

·      Medical amnesty policy for drinking medical visits to Yale Health

·      Excomm committee is looking for student members.  They meet from 1-4 on Wednesdays.  Email Kyle Tramonte

Brewing Club

·      Cider for single (ladies) on Friday night @ 6

·      Under 21-ers can come and be generally bitter

Mascot Committee

·      Nothing to report

Old Business

Possible Constitution amendment to get rid of “reading voting members” in favor of some other system.  Motion was tabled until next week.

New Business

Eric Fishman-Presenting a budget proposal on behalf of SHSC for a 4 cup loose leaf tea brewing strainer from Teavana $34.70.  The proposal was approved via voting.  This leaves $235.85 in the rolling fund.