ASUC Senate considers changes to bylaws

In an effort to improve the overall operation of the ASUC, a senate committee will begin to investigate potential changes to consolidate and restructure the ASUC bylaws and constitution. At the senate meeting Wednesday evening, co-chairs of the senate standing committee on Constitutional and Procedural Review, CalSERVE senator Nolan Pack
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ASUC Auxiliary to end lecture note service

The approach of finals week means many in Berkeley are scrambling to learn an entire semester’s worth of course material — a feat that may prove more difficult in future years thanks to the recently announced closure of the ASUC’s lecture notes service.
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ASUC meeting devolves into partisan conflict

Wednesday’s ASUC Senate meeting dissolved into a discussion of party divisions and deficient communication after debate on a standard finance bill sparked controversy among senators. SB 19 planned to allot funds from the Contingency Fund — a procedure the ASUC Senate routinely goes through — to the campus group Volunteers
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ASUC Senate unanimously endorses Prop. 30

The ASUC Senate entered California’s political fray Wednesday night when it unanimously endorsed Proposition 30, Gov. Brown’s November tax initiative that aims to stave off further funding cuts to higher education.
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ASUC representatives table on Sproul to encourage eligable students to register to vote.

Campaign aims to encourage students to vote

The ASUC has organized a campuswide effort that aims to register thousands of  UC Berkeley students to vote in the November election. The nonpartisan ASUC Vote Coalition — housed under the Office of the External Affairs Vice President — is working with national organizations to register students before the Nov.
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The Bank of America on the corner of Telegraph Avenue and Durant Avenue and its attached ATM are both frequented by UC Berkeley students.

Process to transfer ASUC funds nears completion

The UC Berkeley student government’s ideologically driven plan to transfer its $3.5 million in funds to a new bank is nearing completion, ASUC officials said Wednesday. The effort, which involves transferring all of the ASUC’s funds in Bank of America to Union Bank, is expected to be completed in October
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ASUC President Connor Landgraf address the senate chambers during the first ASUC meeting of Fall 2012.

Concerns linger over V.O.I.C.E Initiative

The Daily Californian’s V.O.I.C.E Initiative was an issue of concern among ASUC senators at their first meeting of the semester Wednesday, with representatives raising questions about how the fees will be transferred to the newspaper and the level of transparency in the process.
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