Livestream: ASUC Candidates Forum

Every spring, The Daily Californian hosts its annual forum to provide students the opportunity to learn more about ASUC elections, the executive candidates who are running for office and the ballot initiatives they will be voting on.

Panelists discuss contentious U.S. Farm Bill

The UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources hosted a panel discussion on the federal Farm Bill Thursday night, featuring a number of prominent members of California’s agricultural and nutrition community.The panel discussion, “The U.S. Farm Bill: What’s at Stake?” was moderated by agricultural and resource economics professor Gordon Rausser and
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UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly elects 2012-13 officers

The UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly elected its officers for next year at its Thursday meeting, with incumbent Bahar Navab reelected to serve as next year’s president. Each election began with a brief forum to vocally nominate candidates. Navab was the only nominee for the position. “What, nobody wants my job?”
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Executive VP candidates plan for mobilization, Lower Sproul renovation

Two of the third-party candidates running for executive vice president in the ASUC elections share similar goals of mobilizing student activism, while the CalSERVE and Student Action candidates’ platforms focus more on the Lower Sproul Plaza renovation and increasing access to student resources. The ASUC executive vice president’s responsibilities include leading
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External Affairs VP candidates explain higher education goals

Candidates for ASUC external affairs vice president this year intend to advocate for students’ voice at the state and local levels of government, but the candidates differ in where they intend to focus and how they plan to achieve their goals. The external affairs vice president focuses on matters outside
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