Student Action party announces executive slate for upcoming elections

Following a sweep of four executive seats last year, the Student Action party announced its executive candidates Sunday for the upcoming 2012 ASUC general election. Current Student Action Senators Connor Landgraf, Justin Sayarath and Shahryar Abbasi will run for the offices of president, executive vice president and external affairs vice
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ASUC Senate Agenda for March 7

At Wednesday night’s ASUC Senate meeting, a bill will be introduced that would temporarily freeze new sponsorship of student groups through both senate bills and spring budgeting. The bill will be introduced along with another bill that may place a referendum on the ballot, asking if it should be the official policy
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Harry Le Grande, ASUC Senate discuss ASUC Auxiliary’s transition

The ASUC Senate questioned Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Harry Le Grande at the senate’s meeting Wednesday night for the first time since the ASUC’s administrative branch moved under his purview last summer. The ASUC Auxiliary’s July 1 shift in reporting structure from Administration and Finance to the campus Division
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As deadline approaches, ASUC Auxiliary’s future remains unclear

With a little over two months until an April 30 deadline to submit recommendations for restructuring the ASUC’s administrative branch, a transition team charged with the task is still collecting information, leaving many in the dark about what will happen to the ASUC Auxiliary in the future. The Transition Planning
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ASUC Senate votes to investigate moving funds out of Bank of America

The ASUC Senate unanimously passed a bill Wednesday night to investigate moving ASUC funds from Bank of America to smaller local institutions in order to support what the bill calls “ethical banking.” Joining recent proposals by the city of Berkeley and local community colleges, the bill creates a temporary committee
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ASUC Senate approves executive stipends

The ASUC executive officers and their chiefs of staff received approval from the ASUC Senate’s finance committee to receive $13,750 for their work last semester — only half the money they will receive from student fees as part of their yearly stipend. After suspending bylaws last semester to allow late
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Eshleman Library to become commercial space

Eshleman Library — previously the campus’s only 24-hour study space that allowed food and drinks — will officially be turned into commercial space until Eshleman Hall’s planned demolition next fall. The ASUC Senate unanimously approved a bill — authored by Cooperative Movement Senator Elliot Goldstein — at its meeting Wednesday
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