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Sunday, August 9, 2020

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: Controversial Kappa Sigma resolution fails to receive a single vote

Vincent Ta/HIGHLANDER At the ASUCR senate meeting, which convened in the Tartan and Tweed Room at the Student Special Services building on Wednesday, May 11, a resolution authored by ASUCR President Ashley Harano was discussed...

ASUCR: Queer Alliance pushes back against grant revocation

ASUCR convened on Wednesday in the senate chambers to pass two resolutions. The first resolution aimed to condemn the Islamophobic, racist and sexist hate crime wherein graduate students offices were vandalized last month. The...

Developing: ASUCR drafts resolution to formally recognize Kappa Sigma

ASUCR has drafted a resolution entitled “Resolution in Support of Kappa Sigma at UC Riverside,” which calls on campus administration, staff and faculty to recognize the Kappa Sigma fraternity as part of the university....

ASUCR continues elections debate

This week’s ASUCR senate meeting saw the continuation of discussion involving the judicial council’s ruling to not validate elections results. ASUCR also passed a resolution calling for the resignation or termination of a “sensitive...

ASUCR calls emergency meeting to discuss possible re-elections

An emergency meeting was called on Sunday, April 24 at 8 p.m. in the ASUCR senate chambers to discuss the judicial opinion that was delivered on the previous Friday, April 22, when the ASUCR...

ASUCR pushes for “dead week”

ASUCR unanimously approved the “Resolution in Support of Ensuring Fair Final Exam Scheduling,” (Finals Week Resolution) at last week’s senate meeting, which urges campus administration to prevent week 10 exams or finals as they...

UCR athletics director encourages student involvement

At last week’s ASUCR senate meeting, UCR’s athletic director Tamica Smith Jones spoke to the horseshoe about the improvements in the university’s athletic programs this year and how she would like to get more...

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...

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....