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Student Senate Smoking Policy Draft

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We, as a community, believe in the right of all members of the Reed College community and all visitors to campus to not be exposed unwillingly to second-hand smoke. The purpose of this policy is to protect this right, balancing it with the individual rights of those who choose to smoke. This policy, however, in no way replaces the honorable conduct expected by the Honor Principle among community members, and simply supplements the need for each individual to recognize, accept, and respect the extraordinary responsibility placed on him or her by the Honor Principle in order for the community to function effectively.

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Community Affairs Committee Smoking Policy Draft

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The CAC made the following proposal at the February 11 Senate meeting, when Senate also introduced a proposal of its own. No vote was made on either proposal. It is the aim of the CAC for Senate to pass a policy for presentation to the Faculty at their March 3 meeting. Preamble: We, as a […]

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Letter: Demanding Divestment

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Fossil fuel extraction continues to accelerate globally despite increasingly urgent scientific predictions about the pace and progress of climate change. At current CO2 levels above 400 ppm, we are almost locked into at least two degrees Celsius of warming, the lower bound on safe warming. The total reserves of the fossil fuel sector hold five times as much carbon as remains in our two-degree carbon budget, and if extracted and burned threaten unpredictable and possibly catastrophic climate change.

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Faculty Meeting Addresses Smoking, Title IX, Admissions Data

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Thanks to the efforts of our new Faculty Correspondent, Aaron Ramcharan, the Quest will bring you coverage of the faculty’s monthly meetings this semester. CAC Work on Campus Smoking Policy Professor of English and Humanities Laura Leibman spoke as chair of the Community Affairs Community (CAC) about the current policy being worked on with regards […]

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