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    QC’s Student Senate Confronts Its Lack of Graduate Representation

    The Graduate Center provides services for, among others, QC graduate students, who find themselves without a representative in the Senate. The Queens College Student Senate is the legislative branch of the Student Association. As outlined on its website, its primary responsibilities are to “consider such bills and resolutions as may concern the general welfare of the Queens College student body and moderate the actions of the Executive Branch.”  By this measure, there’s a glaring problem in the Student Senate: the inadequate representation of Queens College’s graduate students.  Of the 20 students that comprise the Senate, only one is involved in graduate study. Without the contributions of someone with a thorough…