CalTV staffer files charges against Daily Cal fee referendum

Charges were filed against The Daily Californian’s fee referendum campaign Sunday, two days before students will begin voting in the 2012 ASUC general election. CalTV Director of Business, Advertising and Marketing Elizabeth Kopaskie filed a formal charge sheet against the Daily Cal’s V.O.I.C.E. Initiative. The charges cite multiple alleged campaign
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The ASUC presidential candidates, clockwise from top left, are Andrew Albright, Honest Chung, Elliot Goldstein, Matt Williams, Connor Landgraf, and Noah Ickowitz

Two-party system challenged in race for ASUC president

The race for ASUC president is composed of a broad field of candidates this year, as several of the students running seek to challenge the traditional rivalry between the Student Action and CalSERVE parties. Over the past 16 years, only Student Action and CalSERVE candidates have been elected to the president’s
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ASUC to host roundtable with state Assembly members

The ASUC will host a roundtable discussion about the Middle Class Scholarship Act with Speaker of the Assembly John Perez, D-Los Angeles, and Assemblymember Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, on Thursday in the ASUC Senate chambers in Eshleman Hall. The two former UC Berkeley students coauthored the act, which is designed to close
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CalSERVE senator and candidate for ASUC President Andrew Albright speaks alongside a number of the other presidential candidates at The Daily Californians ASUC Candidates Forum on Friday night.

Platforms, fee referendums debated at Daily Cal’s ASUC Candidates Forum

ASUC executive position candidates were met with shouting, snaps and cheers at The Daily Californian’s ASUC Candidates Forum Friday as they spoke about their goals if elected to office. At the annual forum, executive candidates from Student Action, CalSERVE, Defend Affirmative Action Party, Students for a Democratic University and SQUELCH!
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Livestream: ASUC Candidates Forum

Every spring, The Daily Californian hosts its annual forum to provide students the opportunity to learn more about ASUC elections, the executive candidates who are running for office and the ballot initiatives they will be voting on.

James Chang, Anthony Galace, Erik Krasner-Karpen, Jeremy Palmer, Justin Sayarath are running for executive vice president in the ASUC general elections.

Executive VP candidates plan for mobilization, Lower Sproul renovation

Two of the third-party candidates running for executive vice president in the ASUC elections share similar goals of mobilizing student activism, while the CalSERVE and Student Action candidates’ platforms focus more on the Lower Sproul Plaza renovation and increasing access to student resources. The ASUC executive vice president’s responsibilities include leading
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EAVP candidates from left to right: Shahryar Abbasi (Student Action), Sydney Fang (CalSERVE), Alisha Johnson (Defend Affirmative Action Party), and Isabel Sausjord (Students for a Democratic University)

External Affairs VP candidates explain higher education goals

Candidates for ASUC external affairs vice president this year intend to advocate for students’ voice at the state and local levels of government, but the candidates differ in where they intend to focus and how they plan to achieve their goals. The external affairs vice president focuses on matters outside
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Major parties’ candidates may be exceeding spending limits

The two major student political parties have spent significantly more than third parties for ASUC campaign materials, and some candidates are in danger of exceeding spending limits if the cost of food from campaign events is included. According to ASUC bylaws, if spending surpasses $1,000 per executive candidate or $200
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