ASUC bill urges support for citywide soda tax to promote healthier community

The passage of the bill reflects the Senate’s support of a soda-tax on the city’s ballot in November while promoting health education on campus through ongoing conversations with the university. The proposed soda tax, which the bill recommends that the campus implement, would tax sugar-sweetened beverage distributors, theoretically increasing the price of soda on campus.
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Students, professor react to Venezuelan turmoil

Students for Vzla is an organization aimed at becoming an international network for students expressing their support for the Venezuelan demonstrators. The group translates Venezuelan news on their website and Facebook page — which has over 5,000 likes — intending to fill a void of accurate information about the situation on the ground, according to Perez.
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