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Former GSOE senator speaks out on her resignation and experience in ASUCR

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, GSOE Senator Evelin Castaneda publicly announced that she was resigning from her position at the ASUCR meeting. In an interview with The Highlander, Castaneda further expanded on her...

Senate unable to pass any legislation or allocate funds after not meeting quorum

On Wednesday, Feb.12, ASUCR held their sixth meeting of the quarter.  Executive Vice President (EVP) Abigail Cortes was not in attendance, which meant that President Pro Tempore Miguel Ramirez...

ASUCR hosts R’Vote Matters event to increase voter awareness

On Monday, Feb. 18, ASUCR hosted an R’Vote Matters event in HUB 355 from 1 to 3 p.m. The purpose of the event was to increase voter engagement and awareness on campus...

ASUCR denies bill to increase executive vice president’s stipend by $2,475 ...

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, ASUCR held their fifth meeting of the quarter. The meeting centered on discussion around SB-W20-009 Amendments to Chapters 10, 8, 2 & 4 of the ASUCR Bylaws. These...

New SPP Senator hopes to engage UCR students with their local government

During the special elections held on Wednesday, Jan. 22, second year Emily Thomas was elected to fill the vacant School of Public Policy (SPP) senator seat for ASUCR with a total of 10 votes. In...

Executive Cabinet vetoes bill that would clarify ASUCR’s removal procedure

On Friday, Jan. 31, The Highlander received a tip from a source who requested anonymity; the source provided an email that stated SB-W20-007: Enacting Chapter XXXIII: Basis for Removal from Office was vetoed by...

Senate passes Enacting Chapter XXXIII: Removal and Vacancy Procedures bill

On Wednesday, Jan. 29, ASUCR held their fourth meeting of winter quarter. The meeting was the first State of the Association meeting of the quarter. Before the agenda was approved, CHASS Senator and President Pro...

ASUCR argues over the constitutionality of bill that would address removal and vacancy procedures

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, ASUCR held the third meeting of the winter quarter. At the beginning of the meeting, the agenda was amended to include a discussion on SB-W20-001: Enacting Chapter XXXIII: Removal and Vacancy...

ASUCR hosts special elections to fill vacant president pro tempore and school of public...

On Wednesday, Jan. 23, ASUCR held a special election to fill the vacant president pro tempore and School of Public Policy (SPP) senator positions after Preeti Juturu, who formerly held both positions, publicly resigned...

Transfer experience panel discusses the reality and difficulties that transfer students face

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, ASUCR’s Transfer & Non-Traditional Student Committee hosted a transfer student experience panel in HUB 268 at 11:30 a.m. The panel consisted of four transfer students of different backgrounds who all came...