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ASUCR leads diversity council for Costo Hall departments

Senators unanimously passed a bylaw chapter (XXVI) to establish a 12-member diversity council under the oversight of ASUCR to advance UCR’s Principles of Community — guiding campus principles that seek to create a safe...

ASUCR senators approve over $40,000 for HUB renovation and solar equipment

  Senators approved two internal allocations: $17,868.50 for HUB renovation, which seeks to create a separate and much larger lobby area for the ASUCR front desk and waiting area; and $22,950 in Green Campus Action Plan...

Elections season begins in the senate

BCOE Senator Sean Fahmian criticized CHASS Senator Nafi Karim for failing to deliver sufficient snacks to students during finals week of last quarter — as part of the snack wagon initiative — revealing early...

Video: 2014 ASUCR presidential debates

Watch the Highlander's livestream of ASUCR's presidential debates on our YouTube page at youtube.com/ucrchannelh: The Highlander's managing editor Colin Markovich will be moderating the event, asking candidates questions about their goals should they be elected. http://youtu.be/1EuBgL8Dx8c http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EuBgL8Dx8c&feature=youtu.be  

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...

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...

ASUCR bans [YOU]CR as political party name

On Jan. 29, 2014, ASUCR Elections Director Chris Sanchez announced that he will ban the political party name CR from being used in the upcoming 2013-2014 elections due to its phonetic similarities to UC...

Senators pass amendments to 2013-14 Elections Code

After a long night of debate at the Jan. 22 ASUCR senate meeting, senators unanimously ratified the new 2013-14 Elections Code, which aims to establish fair competitions in future general elections. The climax of...

Divestment debates begin in ASUCR senate

During the special report portion of last Wednesday’s ASUCR senate meeting, a student representative gave a 15-minute presentation questioning the justice of a student-led divestment campaign that calls for the UC administration to cut...

ASUCR discusses possibility of rejoining USSA

In last week’s ASUCR senate meeting, senators passed two bylaw changes, which aim to increase student participation in the community and outline the functions of the outreach committee. Members of ASUCR also discussed the...