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Friday, May 29, 2020

ASUCR: Election conflicts boil over, result in censure

This week’s more than six-hour-long ASUCR senate meeting was rife with controversy as spectators overflowing from the room expressed both support for and opposition to recent actions taken by ASUCR, including the disqualification of...

Divestment debates begin in ASUCR senate

During the special report portion of last Wednesday’s ASUCR senate meeting, a student representative gave a 15-minute presentation questioning the justice of a student-led divestment campaign that calls for the UC administration to cut...

ASUCR removes two justices, including chief justice, from office

In a marathon ASUCR meeting primarily discussing potential elections violations and characterized by sharp and personal disagreements, ASUCR removed Acting Chief Justice Melina Reyes and Justice Daniel Ojo from office. As a result, the...

ASUCR senators sworn in at first state of the association meeting

ASUCR’s first state of the association meeting of fall quarter convened in the senate chambers on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. After roll call, 2017-18’s ASUCR senators were sworn in, officially beginning their...

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...

ASUCR Elections Committee conducts a remote elections week

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the campus closure, this year's ASUCR elections moved to a completely remote election week. Students received a personalized ballot link in their R’Mail. Polling hours were open from...

ASUCR approves senate chambers renovations as well as office remodel

On Wednesday, Oct. 2, ASUCR held their first meeting of the quarter. The meeting began with an official swearing in ceremony that all of the senators and executive cabinet members present participated in. After the...

Office of Event Management & Protocol announces commencement changes during ASUCR meeting

On Wednesday Oct. 16, ASUCR held its third meeting of fall quarter. During the meeting, Christine Mata, the dean of students and the vice chancellor of student affairs and Jorge Ancona, the assistant vice chancellor...

GSOE senator publicly resigns at ASUCR meeting; Parliamentarian announces he was put on a...

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, ASUCR held their seventh meeting of the quarter. At the previous week’s meeting on Feb.12, the senate did not meet quorum so all legislation, meeting minutes and allocations...

ASUCR to educate community on safer encounters with police

ASUCR passed a resolution intended to improve the relationship between law enforcement and the campus community at their most recent meeting in the hopes of making officer-citizen relations safer. Authored by Senator Akeem Brown, the...