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ASUCR pushes back and gains support against VCSA oversight

When UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox issued an edict to the Associated Students of UC Riverside (ASUCR) in September ordering that the ASUCR executive director (ED) fall under the complete oversight of Vice Chancellor of...

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...

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 kicks off Feminism Awareness Week

Four ASUCR senators have launched a series of events from May 4 to 8, which are aimed at creating awareness and dispelling myths about feminism. Participants will be able to watch a late-night movie,...

VCSA announces continuation of HEAT Music Festival

  ASUCR’s fourth senate meeting of the year saw the passage of two resolutions and the announcement that HEAT Music Festival will be continued in the winter quarter 2017. During ex-officio reports, ASUCR President Shafi Karim...

ASUCR cabinet members veto $35,000 R’Gear expense

Beginning a tense meeting, ASUCR President Aram Ayra announced that he and two other Executive Cabinet (ECAB) members, Vice President of External Affairs Johnathan Li and Executive Vice President Carisha Moore, vetoed the finance...

ASUCR discusses issues of upcoming STEM high school at UCR

ASUCR held its eighth meeting of the quarter at 6:34 p.m. last Wednesday, Nov. 14. Justin Domecillo, a fourth-year English major, spoke during public forum about the issues that UCR students and other groups have...

ASUCR votes to transition two CHASS senators to the School of Public Policy and...

During the ASUCR meeting on Wednesday May 29, the newly elected senate began their term after the conclusion of the 2018-19 senate members’ last meeting. During new business, Abigail Cortes, the newly elected executive vice...

ASUCR approves bill to increase student representative GPA requirement to 2.5

Winter quarter’s second state of the association meeting took place on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the senate chambers, with the call to order being made at 6:17 p.m with nine senators present. Senate resolution...

ASUCR votes to continue with plans for an office remodel and senate chamber renovation

On Oct. 9, ASUCR held its second meeting of the quarter. The meeting was called to order at 6:45 p.m. At the beginning of the meeting, Maurice Armstrong, a BCOE senator, motioned to amend the...