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Saturday, November 17, 2018

ASUCR approves food pantry bylaws

Members of ASUCR unanimously approved the passage of the Food Pantry Planning and Implementation Committee’s bylaws, bringing UCR one step closer to implementing a program that will help feed countless hungry students. The bylaws state...

Elections committee unveils parties’ campaign spending

Welcoming the week of student government elections, the ASUCR Elections Committee released the preliminary finances of each political party running, revealing that candidates from Voice contributed the most. The Elections Code does not require...

Presidential debates conclude ASUCR campaigns

Intense cheers arose throughout the audience of 40 packed with supporters from the political parties Voice and PAC: Pride, Action, Change at the ASUCR presidential debates. Presidential candidates President Pro Tempore Devin Plazo from...

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...

ASUCR approves ethnic and gender referendum, welcomes new senators

ASUCR voted unanimously last Wednesday to put the Highlander Empowerment Referendum on the 2015 ballot, which, if passed by the student body, will increase funding for UCR’s seven ethnic and gender programs starting in...

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: Senate passes resolution to help feed hungry students

The audience was packed at the most recent ASUCR meeting as numerous student organizations including Providing Opportunities, Dreams and Education in Riverside (PODER), urged ASUCR to approve the creation of a food pantry on...

ASUCR proposes constitution overhaul

ASUCR passed a series of constitutional amendments at last week’s senate meeting that they hope will be ratified by students during the 2015 elections. The amendments would make it easier to recall elected officials,...

ASUCR: Lack of warning triggers discussion about policy change

The need to improve ASUCR’s trigger warning response was brought up at their meeting last week. Due to a lack of notice from Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust (SAH) — the off-campus, anti-abortion organization...

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...