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Saturday, November 17, 2018

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: 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...

ASUCR: Controversial Kappa Sigma resolution fails to receive a single vote

Vincent Ta/HIGHLANDER At the ASUCR senate meeting, which convened in the Tartan and Tweed Room at the Student Special Services building on Wednesday, May 11, a resolution authored by ASUCR President Ashley Harano was discussed...

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...

“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...

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...

“Making the right impression”: New York Times columnist Bruni asserts the need for better...

The topic of fake news in modern America once again took the stage in academic discourse, as New York Times opinion columnist Frank Bruni discussed the issues surrounding journalism during the presidency of Donald...

Reduced hours for UCR services due to strike

The UC’s largest employee union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees or AFSCME, is holding a system-wide strike starting Monday, May 7 to Wednesday, May 9. The strike is a response...

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...

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...