On October 7 from 6 to 7 p.m., various organizations around campus gathered to discuss various events and topics at the Organizational Council Meeting.

After the Chaplain’s Report came the officer reports starting with Director of Publicity Courtney Curtis, who reminded the organizations to publicize more for JSU events.

Following Curtis was Chief Justice Andrew York with information concerning the yellow bus line at JSU. According to York, due to limited use from students, the line will cease operating on Fridays. The yellow bus line will continue to operate on Thursdays and Saturdays (after home games), with stops at the library being cut to save time. In addition, Chief Justice York announced a new opening for an Associate Justice, available to anyone interested.

Vice President of Student Activities Kaylan Cabral reminded organizations about the upcoming Harvest Festival on October 28, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. on the quad, and J-Day on October 29, from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the TMB lawn.

According to Vice President of Student Senate Tyler Brown, homecoming packets are due by October 30th. Vice President Brown then instructed the organization leaders present on how to properly debate.

Next was President Brett Johnson, reminding everyone to participate in the student tailgates, with the next home game happening October 25th, with the tailgate starting at 11:00 a.m. In addition to the tailgate, Johnson announced a Board of Trustees meeting taking place on October 20th, at 10:00 am on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.

Vice President of Organizational Affairs Ariel Tolson mentioned that allocations packets for organizations are still available, with a due date of October 21st.

Following the officer reports, those present passed three new bills concerning the appointment of Raven Scott as Chaplain, Alexis Avery as Parliamentarian, and Angie Higgins as Clerk.

The final part of the meeting moved into announcements from various organizations present.

SAA announced their Halloween Party on October 23rd at 7:00 pm at the Wesley Foundation. Attendees are asked to bring canned food for admission.

Kappa Alpha Order will be hosting a Tie-Dye Day on October 11th from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. Participants can bring their own t shirt or purchase one from Kappa Alpha Order. All proceeds will go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The JSU Fan Club is having a videogame tournament on October 21st, with a $3.00 entry fee. In addition, the Fan Club will host a dance on October 28th, final date pending.

The Public Relations Organization is hosting a fundraising event on October 24th from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the TMB lawn, with a need for volunteers.

Psi Chi and the Psychology Club will be selling “Pink Freud” T-shirts for $12.

Kappa Sigma Fraternity will be hosting a bible study at their house on Mondays at 6:30 pm.

Following announcements, the members present got together and played a game to promote better communication between students.

Taylor Brown
Staff Writer

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