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Resolution No: 2009-10-3 - Resolution in Support of the Observance of a Moment of Silence on Septemb

RESOLUTION No.  2009-10-3
       
AUTHORED BY:      Nathan Rudberg, College of Natural Resources and Sciences Representative

REFERRED TO:    AS COUNCIL
                        ACTION APPROVED: 8-31-09
                       
SUBJECT:            Resolution in Support of the Observance of a Moment of Silence on September 11, 2009

1.)    WHEREAS,  The Associated Students of Humboldt State University (HSU) recognize that the attacks of September 11, 2001 affected all Americans and the world, not just the direct victims and their families; and,

2.)    WHEREAS,  The Associated Students members and representatives acknowledge the tragedy that took place on this day and refuse to forget the sacrifice that was willingly and unwillingly made by the victims, their families, and rescue workers; and,

3.)    WHEREAS,  The Associated Students sympathize with and mourn for the victims; and,             

4.)    WHEREAS,  The attacks of September 11th started at 8:46 a.m. and organizations across the country are observing a Moment of Silence to take place at exactly 8:46 a.m. on Friday, September 11, 2009; and,
 
5.)    WHEREAS,    The Associated Student Government representatives feel that the above is an appropriate and tactful way to observe the 8th anniversary of the 2001 attacks; and, therefore be it,

6.)    RESOLVED,  The Associated Students of Humboldt State University fully support any and all efforts by any students, clubs, faculty, or staff who so choose to support the action to observe a Moment of Silence, and be it further;

7.)    RESOLVED,  The Associated Students of Humboldt State wish to provide the means for our students to be free to exercise their right to observe the occasion and be it further;

8.)    RESOLVED,  The Humboldt State University Associated Students Government hereby support and promote the observance of 60 seconds of silence to take place at exactly 8:46 AM on Friday, September 11, 2009 by all students, faculty, and staff across campus, wherever they happen to be at that moment, in recognition and remembrance of those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks on American soil, and be it finally;

9.)  RESOLVED,    This resolution shall be sent to, but not limited to: CSU Chancellor Reed, all members of the Board of Trustees; HSU President, Rollin Richmond; Vice President of Student Affairs, Steven Butler; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Robert Snyder; the Academic Senate; all university departments; all local and state media outlets; and all CSU Associated Students.

* Original Signatures are on file in the Associated Students Business Office.