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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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...

Students urge administrators to support Costo Hall

Following the Highlander Empowerment Referendum’s (HESSR) failure to meet the minimum 20 percent voter turnout required to pass increased funding for Costo Hall programs, concerned students met with administrators to express their frustrations with...

ASUCR seeks grant for Black Grad, discusses buying “sobriety journals”

Last Wednesday’s ASUCR meeting happened in the wake of an ASUCR elections season mired by low voter turnout. Here are some highlights:   Keep the 20 percent … In light of the 2018 ASUCR...

“Apologies only get you so far”: Students protest HESSR loss

Written by Mark Bertumen, CW with contributions by Aidan Rutten, CW and Amani Mahmoud, CW The Highlander Empowerment Student Services Referendum (HESSR) failed to pass in this year’s elections, and around 35 students and staff...

“I didn’t want to believe it wasn’t true”: Voting software mishap causes controversy

ASUCR’s 2018 elections garnered controversy last week when the turnout rate was drastically overestimated in a programming glitch. This program, built by BCOE Senator Patrick Le, a fourth-year computer science major, was meant to track how many...

Cheaper summer school? ASUCR supports extending Cal Grant to summer session

Summer school at a UC could soon be easier to afford. That is at least the hope with the latest resolution to pass through the ASUCR senate, SR-S18-005 (official title: “Resolution in Support of...

The results are in! Cole elected 2018 ASUCR president

Written by Myles Andrews-Duve and Andreas Rauch Semi Cole was elected president of the ASUCR for the 2018-19 academic year on Monday in a culmination of a campaign that focused on student engagement, community outreach...

ASUCR

This Wednesday’s ASUCR meeting happened in the backdrop of the annual ASUCR debates being held at the HUB Plaza. Here are some highlights:   New judicial general advocate sheds light on handling of elections cases...

ASUCR elections debate centers on student involvement and food insecurity

By: Vivian Lee, SSW and Mark Bertumen, CW This year’s annual ASUCR debates featured candidates for a variety of positions, speaking about their future plans and initiatives while addressing on-campus issues for the 2018-2019 academic...

ASUCR announces the implementation of a commuter meal plan

One day before the R’Gear reveal, ASUCR senators voted to allocate $2,900 to purchasing 300 lab coats. 250 of these lab coats will be given to the coordinators of the CNAS Research Expo, being...