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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

ASUCR updates Smooth Transition of Power Act

The ASUCR Senate held their fifth meeting of winter quarter last Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. During roll call, CHASS Senator Jacky Chang, CNAS Senators Kenneth Thai and Kenneth Vongdi and BCOE Senator...

Senators clash over constitutional amendment changes

The last official ASUCR Senate meeting of the academic year on Wednesday, May 22 proved to be an emotional farewell. Highlighted topics included BCOE computer lab funding, changes within the office of Campus Internal...

[OUR]Voice candidates banned; Elections results postponed

The ASUCR Elections Committee has disqualified the Voice party after receiving multiple violations. Following a Monday meeting between ASUCR representatives and campus administration, elections results will be postponed until May 8 to grant candidates...

ASUCR: Chief of staff nominee accused of sexual misconduct

Sammie Ayoub, a third-year political science and international affairs major, was at the center of a highly contentious discussion at the ASUCR senate meeting last Wednesday evening, when two students used public forum to...

ASUCR leads diversity council for Costo Hall departments

Senators unanimously passed a bylaw chapter (XXVI) to establish a 12-member diversity council under the oversight of ASUCR to advance UCR’s Principles of Community — guiding campus principles that seek to create a safe...

Video: 2014 ASUCR presidential debates

Watch the Highlander's livestream of ASUCR's presidential debates on our YouTube page at youtube.com/ucrchannelh: The Highlander's managing editor Colin Markovich will be moderating the event, asking candidates questions about their goals should they be elected. http://youtu.be/1EuBgL8Dx8c http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EuBgL8Dx8c&feature=youtu.be  

ASUCR divestment resolution fails to pass by 6-7-1

During a five-hour-long Senate meeting in UCR’s Tartan and Tweed Room on Feb. 12, over 10 student speakers debated over a senate resolution entitled, “Divestment from Companies that Profit from Apartheid,” which urges the...

ASUCR passes resolution to house victims of the California wildfires

On Wed. Jan. 9, ASUCR passed the senate resolution “Providing Assistance to Wildfire Victims” which calls on the UCR administration to house victims of the recent California wildfires. In an interview with the Highlander,...

ASUCR planning to install OZZI vending machines for reusable food containers

As of Oct. 31, ASUCR has been working on a project in tandem with UCR’s Green Campus Action Plan (GCAP) and UC Merced’s dining services to install plastic container vending machines at UCR dining...

ASUCR engages in heated debate over potential constitutional amendments

ASUCR held its first meeting of the Spring quarter on Wednesday, April 3 at 6:30 pm. After roll call and approval of the previous meeting’s minutes, the meeting started with the Chief Justice of...