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Thursday, September 20, 2018

ASUCR proposes constitution overhaul

ASUCR passed a series of constitutional amendments at last week’s senate meeting that they hope will be ratified by students during the 2015 elections. The amendments would make it easier to recall elected officials,...

ASUCR: Lack of warning triggers discussion about policy change

The need to improve ASUCR’s trigger warning response was brought up at their meeting last week. Due to a lack of notice from Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust (SAH) — the off-campus, anti-abortion organization...

ASUCR to educate community on safer encounters with police

ASUCR passed a resolution intended to improve the relationship between law enforcement and the campus community at their most recent meeting in the hopes of making officer-citizen relations safer. Authored by Senator Akeem Brown, the...

ASUCR: Senators approve changes in Elections Code

With student government elections only months away, ASUCR unanimously passed revisions to the Elections Code, such as adding gender-inclusive language. In addition, a proposal to extend library hours before finals week was delayed due...

ASUCR appoints final justice, implements clock-in software

ASUCR has selected Simon Ho, a third-year political science major, to fill the final justice position for the judicial branch during their most recent meeting. In addition, the senate has approved a clock-in software...

ASUCR discusses textbook sales, bylaw changes

At their first meeting of the winter quarter, ASUCR discussed topics such as professors assigning their own books to their classes, as well as proposed changes to bylaws that would decrease the amount of...

Senators have “no confidence” in UC regents, Napolitano

Members of ASUCR unanimously passed a resolution last week expressing “no confidence” in the UC Board of Regents and UC President Janet Napolitano in the wake of the recently approved UC tuition plan. Another...

ASUCR: More backlash following proposed UC tuition plan

The issue of rising tuition within the UC system was the main focus of last Wednesday’s senate meeting. Both President Nafi Karim and Vice President of External Affairs Abraham Galvan were vocal opponents of...

ASUCR: Students for Life display prompts passage of trigger warning resolution

Last Wednesday, members of ASUCR passed a resolution calling for the UCR administration to warn students via email before triggering or offensive demonstrations occur on campus and condemned the proposed tuition plan that the...

ASUCR: Judicial appointments spark transparency debate

The Judicial Council represents the legal branch of the senate, enforcing the constitutionality of ASUCR’s bylaws and addressing reported complaints, whether in regards to elections or previous pieces of legislation. During the initial nomination...