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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Admin calls for ASUCR executive director oversight

In a letter addressed to ASUCR executive cabinet officials (ECAB) on Oct.19, 2015, UCR Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox provided instruction for the student government to transfer oversight of ASUCR’s executive director from ECAB to...

UCR GSA has departed UC Student Association

ASUCR’s Vice President of External Affairs Johnathan Li used the early portion of his officer report during last Wednesday’s State of the Association (SOA) meeting to divulge the UC Riverside Graduate Student Association’s (GSA)...

ASUCR holds inaugural meeting, executive order brought to question

The school year’s first ASUCR State of the Association meeting saw the appointment and approval of both the ASPB Board of Directors, as well as Marcy Kuo as the new elections director. An emergency...

ASUCR removes two justices, including chief justice, from office

In a marathon ASUCR meeting primarily discussing potential elections violations and characterized by sharp and personal disagreements, ASUCR removed Acting Chief Justice Melina Reyes and Justice Daniel Ojo from office. As a result, the...

ASUCR approves ethnic and gender referendum, welcomes new senators

ASUCR voted unanimously last Wednesday to put the Highlander Empowerment Referendum on the 2015 ballot, which, if passed by the student body, will increase funding for UCR’s seven ethnic and gender programs starting in...

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....

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...

ASUCR: Sabra hummus dominates discussion

ASUCR began their second senate meeting of the quarter at 6:35 p.m. in the Tartan and Tweed Room in the Student Special Services Building on Wednesday, Feb. 1, with the room change to accommodate...

ASUCR continues elections debate

This week’s ASUCR senate meeting saw the continuation of discussion involving the judicial council’s ruling to not validate elections results. ASUCR also passed a resolution calling for the resignation or termination of a “sensitive...

ASUCR appoints three new justices, votes to strengthen relations with Costo Hall

ASUCR conducted their second meeting of the 2017-2018 academic year on Wednesday night, Oct. 11 beginning at 6:30 pm. To start the meeting, ASUCR president Aram Ayra presented Peter Haddad, Starla Carrillo and Rume...