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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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 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 bans [YOU]CR as political party name

On Jan. 29, 2014, ASUCR Elections Director Chris Sanchez announced that he will ban the political party name CR from being used in the upcoming 2013-2014 elections due to its phonetic similarities to UC...

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...

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 discusses possibility of rejoining USSA

In last week’s ASUCR senate meeting, senators passed two bylaw changes, which aim to increase student participation in the community and outline the functions of the outreach committee. Members of ASUCR also discussed the...

Legislation typos delay passage of senate resolutions

The passage of two resolutions brought forth by the Legislative Review Committee (LRC) highlighted last Monday’s ASUCR senate meeting. After some complications with the editing of the resolutions, 14 senators present at the meeting...

Senators support undocumented students

Marking the fourth meeting of the fall quarter, the ASUCR senate approved the passage of two resolutions: one to create a “sanctuary” for undocumented UC students and another to revise UCR policies on the...

ONE SPOT OPEN ON THE JUDICIAL BRANCH

Senators debate whether to give the Judicial Branch the power of impeachment and face allegations of misconduct and discrimination by an unappointed Judicial Branch candidate. Members of ASUCR unanimously approved a revised Elections Code bylaw...

ASUCR condemns ‘discriminatory’ Riverside housing policy

The first ASUCR senate meeting on Oct. 7 witnessed the passage of a resolution to condemn a Riverside city ordinance, which may lead to the possible termination of student renters. President Sai Patadia also...