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Friday, November 16, 2018

VCSA announces continuation of HEAT Music Festival

  ASUCR’s fourth senate meeting of the year saw the passage of two resolutions and the announcement that HEAT Music Festival will be continued in the winter quarter 2017. During ex-officio reports, ASUCR President Shafi Karim...

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 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 passes resolution of no confidence in UC Regents

The fourth ASUCR senate meeting was called to order on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:16 p.m. with five members of the senate present at the time. Quorum was met at 6:40 p.m. Once quorum...

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 approves bill to increase student representative GPA requirement to 2.5

Winter quarter’s second state of the association meeting took place on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the senate chambers, with the call to order being made at 6:17 p.m with nine senators present. Senate resolution...

ASUCR highlights limited food options for commuters and Muslim students

The third ASUCR senate meeting of the quarter promptly began at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Following ex-officio reports, the Finance committee’s allocation of $7,678 overall to campus student organizations was approved 16-0-0. The...

Developing: UCR VCSA assumes oversight of ASUCR Executive Director

  On Monday, Sept. 19, UC Riverside Chancellor Kim WIlcox informed Associated Students of UC Riverside (ASUCR) President Shafi Karim, Executive Director (ED) Laurie Sinclair and Financial Operations Manager (FOM) Theresa Perez that Vice Chancellor...

Preview: ASUCR to discuss banning laptopping from 2018 elections

In tonight’s ASUCR meeting (6:30 p.m., HUB 221), senators will consider banning the controversial practice of laptopping from the 2018 elections. Laptopping is generally defined as a candidate approaching a student and coercing them to...

ASUCR special senate meeting: Gbujama and Jackson keep office; Gomez given presidency

On Monday, Jan. 30, an“emergency” ASUCR senate meeting officially began at 10:14 p.m. in a senate chamber holding approximately 60 UC Riverside students and staff beyond capacity. The call for the meeting was primarily to...