The SA Senate passed 23 pieces of legislation this past fall, a slight downtick from the 26 passed during the virtual fall 2020 semester.
The 12 spring initiatives include a graduate student newsletter, pop-up STI testing and a redesigned SA logo.
The SBA Senate voted against the resolution a day before the University confirmed its plans to return to in-person classes next week.
2021 was a turbulent year, headlined by GW’s recovery from the pandemic and University President Thomas LeBlanc’s departure.
Former SA Sen. Alex Griffin, CCAS-U, resigned a few hours after the last senate meeting of the semester earlier this month.
The senate passed the bill to recognize LeBlanc’s accomplishments just more than a year after demanding his resignation.
The updated fall break will occur on Monday Oct. 24 and Tuesday Oct. 25 next year instead of a Friday like the past two years.
Students passed referendums to replace ranked-choice voting in certain elections and to divide at-large seats for four schools into undergraduate and graduate positions.
Senators unanimously passed the Band Aid Act to codify the bylaws “to improve efficiency within the senate” with updates on senate operations.
The senate voted to establish a program for students in financial need to receive discounted admission to ticketed SBA social events at its meeting Tuesday.