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Thursday, September 20, 2018

ASUCR: Galvan pushes for greater student voter registration

Members of ASUCR held their first senate meeting of the new academic year last Wednesday in the Senate Chambers at 6:30 p.m. to deliver past summer reports with specific focus falling on the topic...

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: Senate passes resolution to help feed hungry students

The audience was packed at the most recent ASUCR meeting as numerous student organizations including Providing Opportunities, Dreams and Education in Riverside (PODER), urged ASUCR to approve the creation of a food pantry on...

Senators debate constitutionality of judicial appointment

ASUCR’s meeting on Wednesday, May 18 consisted of multiple presentations concerning sustainability and a summary of the work done by University of California’s Student Association (UCSA). The senate then debated over whether they should...

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...

Three referendums placed on 2014 elections ballot

Deck: With the ASUCR elections right around the corner, UCR students will decide the fate of three referendum items surrounding ASUCR, campus diversity and the environment. Last Wednesday, senators unanimously voted in favor of placing...

Student organizations voice concerns to ASUCR candidates

On April 15, members from the political parties ABC: A Better Choice and SIDE held a candidate endorsement hearing to drum up support from individual students and student organizations in the galley. ASUCR senator...

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...

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 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...