Campus announces new ASUC Auxiliary executive director

Dean of Students Jonathan Poullard announced the selection of the new executive director of the ASUC Auxiliary last week. In a statement sent to members of the ASUC, Poullard welcomed current director of the Student Union and Event Services at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Kelsey Finn as the
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Chancellor search committee to meet with campus representatives

Selected faculty members and students will meet at an on-campus stakeholders’ meeting Friday with the advisory committee chosen to recommend a replacement for outgoing UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau. At the meeting, which will be held at Clark Kerr campus, faculty members selected by the Berkeley Division of the Academic
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From left, President Vishalli Loomba, EAVP Joey Freeman, AAVP Julia Joung and EVP Chris Alabastro, all members of Student Action.

ASUC executives reflect on their offices’ goals

As the academic year comes to a close, a new set of ASUC executives is preparing to enter office and work on their campaign platforms. The five outgoing executive officers have achieved some of the goals they campaigned on, but others remain incomplete. Although each came into office with his
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Over $11,500 spent in ASUC election this year

Campaign finance documents for the 2012 ASUC general election show that candidates reported they spent a total of about $11,815. The Student Action party spent the most, but the party also ran the most candidates. Candidates from Student Action and CalSERVE — traditionally the strongest student political parties — spent
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ASUC President Vishalli Loomba speaks at the senate meeting about her executive order voiding the V.O.I.C.E. initiative.

V.O.I.C.E. campaign will challenge executive order

The campaign manager for The Daily Californian’s fee initiative said Thursday that she will file charges against the executive order issued recently by ASUC President Vishalli Loomba that invalidated the initiative. After meeting with former ASUC attorney general Kevin Gibson — who previously filed charges against former ASUC president Noah
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ASUC Endorsements

2012 ASUC election endorsements

Taking a Stand

Click here to read the Senior Editorial Board’s full endorsements. In the past academic year, UC Berkeley students have met history head-on, continually shouting for our rights and ideals — whatever those may be. Instances including the Berkeley College Republicans’ intentionally racist bake sale, police violence at Occupy Cal, Louis
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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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Efforts to ban bottled water at UC Berkeley continue

Efforts to ban the sale of bottled water at UC Berkeley continue this semester, with the Cal Student Store being the first on-campus vendor to eliminate its sale of the product. As of now, the student store is the only campus vendor that has stopped selling water bottles. Store director
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