Academic affairs VP candidate platforms address transparency, student resources

Woodrow Currie, Natalie Gavello, Naomi Wilson and Frank Luna are running for ASUC academic affairs vice president.
Woodrow Currie, Natalie Gavello, Naomi Wilson and Frank Luna are running for ASUC academic affairs vice president.

Four candidates are running for ASUC academic affairs vice president this year, with goals that include increasing transparency and addressing fiscal challenges. The academic affairs vice president oversees student government operations related to academic issues on campus. The position also acts as a liaison between the ASUC and the campus Read More…

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 Read More…

Party with Occupy Cal members announces ASUC executive slate

Occupy Cal demonstrators and other students have formed an executive slate for the spring 2012 ASUC general election, but past election data show they are unlikely to secure the positions traditionally held by Student Action and CalSERVE. Students for a Democratic University — previously tentatively named the Political Action Party Read More…

Eighteen Occupy Cal protesters detained Friday morning

At around 5:30 a.m. Friday, UCPD officers detained 18 Occupy Cal protesters at their encampment outside of Doe Library, campus officials said. The protesters have not yet decided upon a future course of action in the aftermath of the detainments. Seven student and 11 nonstudent protesters were told that “camping Read More…