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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...

ASUCR passes resolution to house victims of the California wildfires

On Wed. Jan. 9, ASUCR passed the senate resolution “Providing Assistance to Wildfire Victims” which calls on the UCR administration to house victims of the recent California wildfires. In an interview with the Highlander,...

New ASUCR vice president of external affairs plans to increase diversity and student advocacy

Vincent Rasso was officially voted into office as the incoming 2020-2021 vice president of external affairs (VPEA) on May 13, 2020 during a special election hosted by ASUCR. Rasso is a third-year majoring in...

New SPP Senator hopes to engage UCR students with their local government

During the special elections held on Wednesday, Jan. 22, second year Emily Thomas was elected to fill the vacant School of Public Policy (SPP) senator seat for ASUCR with a total of 10 votes. In...

Highlights from ASUCR SOA meeting held 11/15

ASUCR senators and executive officers gathered for their third state of the association meeting of the quarter this past Wednesday, Nov. 15. Here are a few highlights from the meeting:   Seismic Improvements for Falkirk…...

ASUCR passes wellness resolution, discusses visiting demonstrator and ICE deportations

ASUCR convened on Wednesday, Jan. 13 to address the passage of ASUCR Wellness Resolution No. 3, the conflict that took place between a student and a visiting demonstrator on Monday Jan. 11 and the...

Three referendums placed on 2014 elections ballot

Deck: With the ASUCR elections right around the corner, UCR students will decide the fate of three referendum items surrounding ASUCR, campus diversity and the environment. Last Wednesday, senators unanimously voted in favor of placing...

Students express disappointment with the distribution of Chick-fil-A as an incentive during elections week

The fifth ASUCR meeting of the quarter took place on May 1 and began at 6:35 p.m. During public forum multiple students from the LGBT Resource Center (LGBTRC) approached the podium to express their...

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 updates Smooth Transition of Power Act

The ASUCR Senate held their fifth meeting of winter quarter last Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. During roll call, CHASS Senator Jacky Chang, CNAS Senators Kenneth Thai and Kenneth Vongdi and BCOE Senator...