64.8 F
Riverside, US
Monday, September 24, 2018

ASUCR: proposes opt-out fee

The ASUCR senate convened last Wednesday November 18, 2015, to discuss a variety of topics, among them the presentation of the Student Advocacy, Governance and Engagement (SAGE) opt-out fee. University of California Student Association (UCSA)...

ASUCR: Election conflicts embroil senate

Last Wednesday’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 initial disqualification...

ASUCR Senate: CALPIRG referendum causes debate

At the ASUCR meeting last week, a lengthy debate occurred over the addition of a referendum which sought to increase funding for the California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG). The referendum intended to raise...

ASUCR near unanimously votes to ban laptopping from 2018 elections

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, ASUCR senators voted to officially ban laptopping from the 2018 elections with a vote of 9-1-0. This decision comes after senators banned political parties Wednesday, Jan. 17 after a contentious...

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...

Iris Jiang tapped as 2014-15 vice president of finance

The ASUCR senate of 2014-15 has selected Iris Jiang as the new vice president of finance to oversee the senate’s budget allocations and delegation of student funds for the upcoming academic year. Despite initial...

Senators clash over constitutional amendment changes

The last official ASUCR Senate meeting of the academic year on Wednesday, May 22 proved to be an emotional farewell. Highlighted topics included BCOE computer lab funding, changes within the office of Campus Internal...

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 discusses elections code changes, senate transparency and judicial council

ASUCR’s fourth senate meeting of the quarter occurred on Wednesday, Feb. 8 in the senate chambers. The meeting introduced numerous changes to the elections code, such as GPA requirements for officials, and measures to...

Senators pass mental health resolution

ASUCR senators unanimously passed a resolution to promote awareness and education of mental health services by collaborating with UCR’s Student Wellness Partners and Active Minds. Authored by Vice President of External Affairs Kareem Aref and...