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“I hope my presidency will transform ASUCR for the betterment of the student body.”...

In an interview with the Highlander, Julian Gonzalez, the newly elected ASUCR president for the 2019-2020 school year discussed his hopes for his future as ASUCR president. Gonzalez is currently a third-year political science major....

ASUCR hosts Ted x Talk on the global perspectives of students at UCR

On May 29 ASUCR held a Ted Talk event about global perspectives at 6:30 p.m. in HUB 265. With the aid of ASUCR President Semi Cole, the event was hosted by the chair of...

ASUCR revises two chapters in bylaws

The eighth ASUCR Senate meeting of the quarter started at 6:37 p.m. on May 22. Elections Director Laura Pullen submitted new revisions for the chapter seven bylaw regarding the elections code. Pullen’s motive for revision...

Cortez Basic Aid and Needs Referendum takes center stage at ASUCR Senate meeting

On May 15, the seventh ASUCR Senate meeting of the quarter was called to order at 6:33 p.m. During senator reports, President Pro Tempore and CHASS Senator Julian Gonzalez addressed the recent shooting threat directed...

ASUCR hosts first free ramen and study lounge session

On May 16, ASUCR hosted a new study session program for all students called “Use Your Noodle.” The study session lasted from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in HUB 367. The program gave out...

ASUCR Judicial branch rules that no candidates will be disqualified due to campaign violations

On May 8, the sixth ASUCR meeting of spring quarter occurred in HUB 221. The meeting was called to order at 6:34 p.m. During ex-officio reports, Peter Haddad, an associate justice from the ASUCR...

Several ASUCR candidates face potential disqualification over campaign violations

An ASUCR Judicial Council meeting was held on Friday, May 3 to hear appeals from then-candidates Julian Gonzalez, Lennin Kuri, Isaiah Kim and Luis Huerta in regard to alleged campaign violations which could potentially...

Students express disappointment with the distribution of Chick-fil-A as an incentive during elections week

The fifth ASUCR meeting of the quarter took place on May 1 and began at 6:35 p.m. During public forum multiple students from the LGBT Resource Center (LGBTRC) approached the podium to express their...

Outreach efforts dominate discussion during ASUCR meeting

The fourth ASUCR meeting of the quarter took place on Wednesday, April 24. The meeting was called to order at 6:35 p.m. The meeting then moved on to officer reports. Connie Wi, the marketing director...

ASUCR President Semi Cole issues executive order to extend the election for two additional...

Due to reports of technical difficulties with their voting system, ASUCR announced on Thursday night, April 25 via an Instagram story that the Senate would hold an emergency vote on Saturday, April 27 at...