Inter-Club Council meets to discuss upcoming events.
By, Sara Almalla, staff writer
The Inter-Club Council held an unofficial meeting Thursday, in which they discussed upcoming events and club promotion.
They began by reviewing the upcoming ASU-hosted Board of Trustees Candidate Forum (student-elected Valley college government body) being held next Tuesday, Feb. 24. Clubs were told they would receive club points if they chose to participate, which will be transferred into money at the end of the year.
“We’re going to be handing out receipts so students can get extra credit,”said Lisette Martinez, chief justice of the ASU. “Because there are professors, especially Political Science professors, who give points in participating in political events like these.”
“For those interested in joining the executive council next year, applications are available in the ASU office and due March 24,” said Joan Hurwit, ASU co-advisor.
An upcoming blood drive hosted by the Red Cross was also announced.
“We take volunteers, so if anyone has to do community service hours, or just wants to get experience…” said Chelsea Schater from the Valley College Student Health Center, “Some of the things we’d have you do as a Red Cross volunteer would be registering other students and even faculty members and getting them to donate blood, as well as assisting the Red Cross coordinator.”
The blood drive will be held on Thursday, February 26.
The Broadcasting Club hosts a “Club Hour” on Thursdays at 3 p.m. at the KVCM radio station where other organizations can promote themselves and upcoming events. Appearing on the show also counts for club points.
“If you have not been on the air yet, I highly suggest it. It’s really, really fun,” said Hurwit.
Oscar Cordero, Commissioner of Ethnic and Cultural Affairs, said Club Day will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The theme will be the Harlem Renaissance and they will be holding several workshops and lectures, such as the “We can’t breathe” workshop (presentation and group discussion) throughout the week in honor of Black Heritage month.
Lastly, Hurwit discussed club-chartering paperwork and ICC training, in which she would be teaching the club representatives how to host events, raise money, and double their funds.
The Associated Student Union also met this Tuesday to discuss finances—for two minutes, in which all items were postponed.
They later returned to hold interviews for a new Commissioner of Fine Arts. The commissioner’s job, among other things, would be to host and plan an international fine arts festival with the art department.
The next Inter-Club Council meeting will be held on Feb. 26.