Stipends debated, then approved at final senate meeting

Taryn Erhardt/Senior Staff
At the ASUC discussion on Wednesday night, the stipend of Academic Affairs Vice President Julia Joung was reduced.

At its last meeting of the semester Wednesday, the ASUC Senate approved stipends for executives and other officials — decreasing the stipends for some officials for whom the financial committee deemed a subpar fulfillment of duties. Of the five ASUC executives, the stipend of Academic Affairs Vice President Julia Joung was
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ASUC Judicial Council disqualifies Class Pass

The ASUC Judicial Council unanimously ruled Thursday to disqualify the Class Pass referendum from the ASUC 2012 general election ballot. Graduate Assembly President Bahar Navab and ASUC President Vishalli Loomba, as well as SQUELCH! Senator Noah Ickowitz, filed charges against Elections Council chair Pamudh Kariyawasam, requesting the disqualification of the
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ASUC May 2 senate meeting agenda

The ASUC Senate will wrap up the semester at its final meeting Wednesday, with several bills concerning topics that will arise next year. The senate is expected to vote on stipends for the ASUC Elections Council and the ASUC executive officers, as well as other officials within the student government.
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V.O.I.C.E. hearing canceled, settlement being negotiated

The legality of the V.O.I.C.E. Initiative will not be brought to trial Monday after both opposing parties began the process of negotiating a settlement. The settlement would allow V.O.I.C.E. to move forward toward implementation, according to an email sent by campaign manager of the referendum Lynn Yu.  A hearing in
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Daily Cal fee passes following controversy

Elections chair says referendum passes in popular vote after ASUC Judicial Council overturns executive order

A fee referendum asking students to support The Daily Californian passed in the ASUC general election, according to ASUC Elections Council chair Pamudh Kariyawasam. Following the ASUC Judicial Council ruling Tuesday night to overturn ASUC President Vishalli Loomba’s executive order invalidating the initiative, the elections council chair said Tuesday that
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Student Action dominates ASUC elections

Party wins four partisan executive seats, claims majority in the senate

The party makeup of next year’s ASUC Senate and executive offices was revealed to be identical to that of the current year when the 2012 ASUC general election results were announced Thursday evening. The Student Action slate once again swept all partisan executive positions and maintained its senate majority, despite
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Both ASUC ballot referendums called into question

Both fee initiatives on this year’s ASUC election ballot may be invalid. On Saturday, the ASUC Judicial Council voted to hold hearings that call the fate of the V.O.I.C.E. and Class Pass referendums into question. The council will hold one hearing to decide whether ASUC President Vishalli Loomba’s executive order voiding The
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ASUC bylaws are found difficult to enforce for campaigns against referendums

Supporters and opponents of the V.O.I.C.E. Initiative are alleging campaign violations against each other, but the election bylaws make it almost impossible for the ASUC Elections Council to respond to charge claims against a campaign opposing the initiative. Lynn Yu, campaign manager for the initiative — which asks students if they will
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