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Monday, March 25, 2019

Senators discuss possibility of delaying elections

Members of the public called for a change to the elections code, which involved lowering the minimum number of candidates required to form a political party during last Wednesday’s ASUCR senate meeting. The senate...

ASUCR: Election conflicts boil over, result in censure

This week’s more than six-hour-long ASUCR senate meeting was rife with controversy as spectators overflowing from the room expressed both support for and opposition to recent actions taken by ASUCR, including the disqualification of...

Controversial Sabra hummus bill dominates discussion during ASUCR meeting

ASUCR’s first state of the association meeting of the quarter began at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18 in the Tartan and Tweed Room in the Student Services Building. The room change was made...

“Fun Fact Friday Initiative” passed despite pushback by ASUCR’s Marketing Committee, CNAS senator vacancy...

ASUCR held its eighth meeting of the quarter last Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 6:40 p.m. This was a “State of the Association” meeting, where all ASUCR officers attend in order to report on the...

ASUCR kicks off Feminism Awareness Week

Four ASUCR senators have launched a series of events from May 4 to 8, which are aimed at creating awareness and dispelling myths about feminism. Participants will be able to watch a late-night movie,...

ASUCR divestment resolution fails to pass by 6-7-1

During a five-hour-long Senate meeting in UCR’s Tartan and Tweed Room on Feb. 12, over 10 student speakers debated over a senate resolution entitled, “Divestment from Companies that Profit from Apartheid,” which urges the...

ASUCR updates bylaws, consolidates Outreach Director position

ASUCR met last Wednesday, Feb. 20 to discuss upcoming projects, revise certain bylaws and review standard procedure. Here are some highlights from the meeting: During committee reports an opening day event for solar umbrellas...

Elections committee unveils parties’ campaign spending

Welcoming the week of student government elections, the ASUCR Elections Committee released the preliminary finances of each political party running, revealing that candidates from Voice contributed the most. The Elections Code does not require...

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,...

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....