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Friday, November 16, 2018

Free lab coats and no more week 10 finals? ASUCR debates spring agenda

ASUCR held their first senate meeting of spring quarter on Wednesday, April 4, beginning at 6:38 p.m. The Associated Students Program Board (ASPB) led the meeting’s order of business, as board leadership Amanda Sanchez,...

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...

ASUCR approves $35,000 allocation for R’Gear

On Wednesday, Feb. 28, ASUCR senators voted to pass a $35,285.45 expenditure to fund R’Gear by a vote of 9-3-1. Started by 2014-15 ASUCR President Nafi Karim, the program is now considered a tradition...

ASUCR: Chief of staff nominee accused of sexual misconduct

Sammie Ayoub, a third-year political science and international affairs major, was at the center of a highly contentious discussion at the ASUCR senate meeting last Wednesday evening, when two students used public forum to...

Goodbye R’Gear, hello puppies

Critics of ASUCR’s decision to spend nearly $35,000 on R’Gear sweaters were left perplexed this week as ASUCR announced its decision to instead use these funds to buy puppies. In a plan catchily named...

Full steam ahead for R’Gear: Executive veto struck down by ASUCR Judicial Council

R’Gear earned a victory in the ASUCR Judicial Council late Tuesday afternoon as the justices overturned an executive veto, allowing the project to continue, according to the majority opinion delivered by Justice Peter Haddad....

ASUCR bans political parties for 2018 elections

On Wednesday, Jan. 17, ASUCR senators officially voted to ban political parties in the 2018 ASUCR elections with a vote of 4-3-9. At 7:03 p.m., Elections Director Taylor Brown introduced the Senate Bill on...

ASUCR cabinet members veto $35,000 R’Gear expense

Beginning a tense meeting, ASUCR President Aram Ayra announced that he and two other Executive Cabinet (ECAB) members, Vice President of External Affairs Johnathan Li and Executive Vice President Carisha Moore, vetoed the finance...

ASUCR pushes back and gains support against VCSA oversight

When UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox issued an edict to the Associated Students of UC Riverside (ASUCR) in September ordering that the ASUCR executive director (ED) fall under the complete oversight of Vice Chancellor of...

ASUCR: Students for Life display prompts passage of trigger warning resolution

Last Wednesday, members of ASUCR passed a resolution calling for the UCR administration to warn students via email before triggering or offensive demonstrations occur on campus and condemned the proposed tuition plan that the...