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Highlights from ASUCR SOA meeting held 11/15

ASUCR senators and executive officers gathered for their third state of the association meeting of the quarter this past Wednesday, Nov. 15. Here are a few highlights from the meeting:   Seismic Improvements for Falkirk…...

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: Senators approve changes in Elections Code

With student government elections only months away, ASUCR unanimously passed revisions to the Elections Code, such as adding gender-inclusive language. In addition, a proposal to extend library hours before finals week was delayed due...

ASUCR hands out free life vests

ASUCR voted last Wednesday to allocate more than $50,000 for free life vests for the student body to prevent drowning while navigating UCR’s waterlogged campus. UCR has seen 134 drownings in the past year, according...

ASUCR: Galvan pushes for greater student voter registration

Members of ASUCR held their first senate meeting of the new academic year last Wednesday in the Senate Chambers at 6:30 p.m. to deliver past summer reports with specific focus falling on the topic...

ASUCR Senate: CALPIRG referendum causes debate

At the ASUCR meeting last week, a lengthy debate occurred over the addition of a referendum which sought to increase funding for the California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG). The referendum intended to raise...

The results are in! Cole elected 2018 ASUCR president

Written by Myles Andrews-Duve and Andreas Rauch Semi Cole was elected president of the ASUCR for the 2018-19 academic year on Monday in a culmination of a campaign that focused on student engagement, community outreach...

ASUCR: Meeting passes resolution for statement against intolerance

The ASUCR Senate convened on Wednesday to discuss a range of topics that included the passage of a resolution to the controversial UC Statement of Principles Against Intolerance that was recently up for discussion...

ASUCR calls for administrative transparency in demolition of Canyon Crest Family Student Housing

ASUCR held its second state of the association meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in which they passed two resolutions — one in support of Proposition 55, and the other encouraging transparency throughout the process...

Senators pass amendments to 2013-14 Elections Code

After a long night of debate at the Jan. 22 ASUCR senate meeting, senators unanimously ratified the new 2013-14 Elections Code, which aims to establish fair competitions in future general elections. The climax of...