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Saturday, November 17, 2018

ASUCR welcomes new vice president of external affairs

This week’s ASUCR meeting began with a visit from the parents of sexual assault survivor Amanda Nguyen seeking support for a Survivor’s Bill of Rights that is currently sitting in the House of Representatives....

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 hosts town hall on 2018 referenda

Potential voters in the 2018 ASUCR elections were given an opportunity to learn more about the various referenda on the ballot in a town hall held Thursday, April 12. The event was hosted by...

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 hosts director debates

On Wednesday, March 30, the ASUCR director debates occurred with seven of the nine candidates presenting their platforms to a crowd of 40 people. Cheers occurred throughout the hourlong debate, with Side, Orange Party...

Elections controversies flare up in ASUCR

Tensions have spiked in ASUCR after two senate meetings, during which the removal of a laptopping bylaw and an attempt to overturn an executive order to reinstate two justices, displayed a divide between members...

Senators condemn UC Irvine fraternity’s blackface video

Barely meeting quorum with a total attendance of eight senators—the other half of the senate was partially excused to attend to other club obligations—ASUCR held its fifth meeting of the quarter on May 1....

ASUCR passes Highlander News Reformation

The ASUCR senate convened on Wednesday to discuss and approve two ballot referendums to be added to the 2016 ballot. They included an amendment to the Student Voice Initiative (SVI) referendum and the Highlander...

Judicial council hears cases on elections violations and elections director’s suit against ASUCR president

The ASUCR Judicial Council met for the third time since the beginning of spring quarter on Thursday, April 27 in the senate chambers, with the meeting beginning at 5:14 p.m. The meeting began with the...

ASUCR: Moore and Ayra talk with Wilcox about sexual misconduct

ASUCR held its weekly meeting last Wednesday, May 16. Here are the highlights:   Budget for next year approved … Vice President of Finance Jose Cortez-Hernandez presented a spreadsheet of the budget plan proposed by...