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Friday, November 27, 2020

Senate passes resolution advocating to make election day a school holiday

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 ASUCR held their first state of the association meeting of the quarter. In state of the association meetings, the executive cabinet (ECAB) shares their updates with the senate and gives...

ASUCR holds special election to fill Transfer and Non-Traditional Director vacancy

The ASUCR senate elected a new transfer and non-traditional director on Wednesday, Oct. 14, after Ramses Cuadros, previous director, resigned in the summer after only holding office for a few months. Five candidates: Blythe...

ASUCR debates over bill that would reduce the number of students required to vote...

On Wednesday, Oct. 7, ASUCR held their first meeting of the quarter. The new Senate voted to clarify items in the ASUCR Constitution and to add a constitutional amendment to the 2021 ASUCR Election...

ASUCR 2019-2020 year in review

The 2019-2020 year began with newly-elected President Julian Gonzalez eager to transform ASUCR and strengthen student voices on campus. Ultimately, the year was marked by a myriad of resignations, debates over legislation and significant...

Students express their concerns over lack of advocacy for the Black Lives Matter movement...

Editor's note: As ASUCR did not record the Zoom meeting, The Highlander is providing an audio recording of the meeting. The audio recordings can be found on The Highlander Youtube channel and can be...

Executive vice president stipend increase is put under review by judicial council; senate denies...

The ASUCR meeting on Wednesday, May 27 centered on discussion and debate over SB-S20-007 Amendments to Chapter 10, 8, 2 and 4 of the ASUCR Bylaws and SB-S20-011 The R’Gear Initiative. SB-S20-007 requested to...

Incoming senate votes in new ASUCR elections director

At the ASUCR meeting held on May 21 at 6:45 p.m, the Legislative Review Committee (LRC) presented SB-S20-005 regarding revisions to the Commute and Transit Committee tasked to tackle transportation related issues on campus.  SPP...

New ASUCR vice president of external affairs plans to increase diversity and student advocacy

Vincent Rasso was officially voted into office as the incoming 2020-2021 vice president of external affairs (VPEA) on May 13, 2020 during a special election hosted by ASUCR. Rasso is a third-year majoring in...

Newly elected ASUCR president pro tempore discusses his goals and plans for next year

On Wednesday, May 13, Orlando Cabalo, a newly elected CHASS senator and a first-year history major, was officially voted into office as the incoming 2020-2021 president pro tempore (PPT) during a special election hosted...

ASUCR holds special elections for incoming president pro tempore and vice president of external...

At the ASUCR meeting held on Wednesday, May 13, two bills were passed regarding the addition of stipends to positions under the Office of Internal Affairs and update of positions under the Vice President...