ASUC Judicial Council disqualifies Class Pass

The ASUC Judicial Council unanimously ruled Thursday to disqualify the Class Pass referendum from the ASUC 2012 general election ballot. Graduate Assembly President Bahar Navab and ASUC President Vishalli Loomba, as well as SQUELCH! Senator Noah Ickowitz, filed charges against Elections Council chair Pamudh Kariyawasam, requesting the disqualification of the
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Charge sheet filed against V.O.I.C.E. representative

A charge sheet was filed by CalTV co-executive director Myles Moscato Monday that could alter the legal counsel available during negotiations and trial. Moscato asks the ASUC Judicial Council in the charge sheet to prohibit Solicitor General Erin Delaney — who represented the initiative’s campaign manager Lynn Yu at the
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ASUC senator chosen as board member to oversee commercial activities

Following an over four-hour long discussion, the ASUC senate chose Student Action Senator Christine Yun as a new representative on the board responsible for overseeing income-producing assets of the ASUC. At the last senate meeting of the year, junior James Ephrati was brought in — nominated by the Commercial and
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At the ASUC discussion on Wednesday night, the stipend of Academic Affairs Vice President Julia Joung was reduced.

Stipends debated, then approved at final senate meeting

At its last meeting of the semester Wednesday, the ASUC Senate approved stipends for executives and other officials — decreasing the stipends for some officials for whom the financial committee deemed a subpar fulfillment of duties. Of the five ASUC executives, the stipend of Academic Affairs Vice President Julia Joung was
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CalTV director files additional charges against V.O.I.C.E.

Another charge sheet was filed against the V.O.I.C.E. initiative Monday, following an announcement that negotiations are under way to settle current charges against the student fee. The charges — filed by CalTV co-executive director Myles Moscato — allege similar violations of ASUC and university policies regarding campus-based student fees as those in past charge
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VOICE Judicial Hearing in 20 Barrows on April 18, 2012, Judicial Council, L to R, Ryan Mattison, Scott Lara, Suneeta Israni, Erica Furer (Chair), Hinh Tran, Stephanie Chamberlain interviewed V.O.I.C.E. campaign manager Lynn Yu (far right.)

V.O.I.C.E. hearing canceled, settlement being negotiated

The legality of the V.O.I.C.E. Initiative will not be brought to trial Monday after both opposing parties began the process of negotiating a settlement. The settlement would allow V.O.I.C.E. to move forward toward implementation, according to an email sent by campaign manager of the referendum Lynn Yu.  A hearing in
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From left, President Vishalli Loomba, EAVP Joey Freeman, AAVP Julia Joung and EVP Chris Alabastro, all members of Student Action.

ASUC executives reflect on their offices’ goals

As the academic year comes to a close, a new set of ASUC executives is preparing to enter office and work on their campaign platforms. The five outgoing executive officers have achieved some of the goals they campaigned on, but others remain incomplete. Although each came into office with his
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V.O.I.C.E. to head back to trial for a second hearing

The V.O.I.C.E. Initiative is scheduled to head back to trial April 30 after new charges against it were accepted by the ASUC Judicial Council Wednesday. The charge sheet — filed by ASUC President Vishalli Loomba and ASUC Attorney General Deepti Rajendran  — alleges that the initiative violates the policies of
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Fate of Daily Cal fee initiative remains unclear

After overturning of executive order, results show the V.O.I.C.E. Initiative passed. But charges were filed again.

Charges were filed Wednesday against the V.O.I.C.E. Initiative, less than a day after the ASUC Judicial Council overturned the executive order which invalidated the initiative from the 2012 general election ballot. After the order was overturned Tuesday night, the ASUC Elections Council announced that voters approved the initiative in the
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A member of The Daily Californain holds a Yes on V.O.I.C.E. sign on Upper Sproul Plaza. (Danielle Lee/File)

Daily Cal fee passes following controversy

Elections chair says referendum passes in popular vote after ASUC Judicial Council overturns executive order

A fee referendum asking students to support The Daily Californian passed in the ASUC general election, according to ASUC Elections Council chair Pamudh Kariyawasam. Following the ASUC Judicial Council ruling Tuesday night to overturn ASUC President Vishalli Loomba’s executive order invalidating the initiative, the elections council chair said Tuesday that
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