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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...

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...

ASUCR discusses elections code changes, senate transparency and judicial council

ASUCR’s fourth senate meeting of the quarter occurred on Wednesday, Feb. 8 in the senate chambers. The meeting introduced numerous changes to the elections code, such as GPA requirements for officials, and measures to...

Senators pass mental health resolution

ASUCR senators unanimously passed a resolution to promote awareness and education of mental health services by collaborating with UCR’s Student Wellness Partners and Active Minds. Authored by Vice President of External Affairs Kareem Aref and...

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 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: 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...

Senators debate constitutionality of judicial appointment

ASUCR’s meeting on Wednesday, May 18 consisted of multiple presentations concerning sustainability and a summary of the work done by University of California’s Student Association (UCSA). The senate then debated over whether they should...

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...

Three referendums placed on 2014 elections ballot

Deck: With the ASUCR elections right around the corner, UCR students will decide the fate of three referendum items surrounding ASUCR, campus diversity and the environment. Last Wednesday, senators unanimously voted in favor of placing...