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ASUC Senate lifts restrictions on campaigning in study spaces, approves referendums

While deliberating SB 66, a bill to amend new ASUC election bylaws that passed unanimously, a majority of the Senate decided to remove campaigning restrictions on university-owned study spaces from the bill. Candidates are allowed to campaign in any space within a university run building (including hallways), wear clothing indicating political affiliation and send electronic messages.
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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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Chancellor Dirks meets with ASUC Senate for first meeting of semester

In his first meeting with the ASUC Senate this semester, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks reflected on his budding relationship with UC Berkeley student communities and considered senators’ concerns Wednesday night. The chancellor briefly reflected on his first semester, saying he was thankful for the connection he was able to build with
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