Senate passes bill supporting Occupy Cal

The ASUC Senate passed a bill Wednesday night that supports the Occupy Cal movement, which includes a Nov. 9 walkout and noontime rally on Sproul Plaza, and finances buses to transport students to the upcoming UC Board of Regents meeting at UC San Francisco. The bill, co-authored by Cooperative Movement Senator Elliot Goldstein and CalSERVE Senator Andrew Albright, provides support for the protest through
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ASUC Senate to consider bill supporting Occupy Cal movement

The ASUC Senate will meet Wednesday night to consider a bill that supports the Occupy Cal movement, which includes a Nov. 9 walkout and noontime rally on Sproul Plaza, and that provides financial support for buses to transport students to the upcoming UC Board of Regents meeting at UC San
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ASUC to discuss bill in support of protests against potential tuition hikes

Bill presented after UC student regents present on university's budget crisis

 Shortly after the UC student regents presented on the financial crisis facing the university, a bill supporting rallies protesting potential tuition hikes was proposed to the ASUC . SB 118 — also called the “Bill in Support of the November Days of Action” — supports a walkout and noontime rally
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UC student regents warn of possible tuition hikes

UC Student Regent Alfredo Mireles Jr. and UC Student Regent-designate Jonathan Stein spoke of impending tuition hikes facing students if they do not voice their opinions at Wednesday night’s ASUC Senate meeting. The UC Board of Regents will be making long-term financial decisions during the next five months and is
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Oppoenents of the Increase Diversity bake sale hold signs on Upper Sproul Plaza.

ASUC phone bank benefits from bake sale publicity

Across from the Berkeley College Republicans’ “Increase Diversity Bake Sale” on Upper Sproul Plaza — which attracted flocks of students and media Tuesday — representatives from the ASUC quietly recruited students to call the state in support of three bills, including the one that sparked the controversy. The phone bank, which
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Salih Muhammad, chair of the campus Black Student Union, spoke at the ASUC emergency senate meeting on Sunday night.

ASUC Senate passes student group conduct bill

Emergency meeting lasted 30 minutes

The ASUC Senate unanimously passed a bill at an emergency meeting Sunday evening to promote “respectful ASUC student organization conduct,” in light of the controversy surrounding the Berkeley College Republicans’ plans to hold an “Increase Diversity Bake Sale.” The bake sale — which created a tiered structure for the pricing
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