ASUC executives reflect on their offices’ goals

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From left, President Vishalli Loomba, EAVP Joey Freeman, AAVP Julia Joung and EVP Chris Alabastro, all members of Student Action.

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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Student advocate candidates discuss office’s role on campus

Two candidates running for student advocate in the 2012 ASUC general election said the office could work to reach more students, while another candidate said he would change the responsibilities of the office dramatically if elected. Students will decide between independent candidate Stacy Suh, Defend Affirmative Action Party candidate Victor
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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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Baby steps

CAMPUS ISSUES: Recent revisions to the student conduct process are useless if administrators keep treating it as a punitive process.

Student protesters expect a certain degree of punishment when they engage in civil disobedience on campus. After all, the peaceful violation of rules is an important part of some demonstration tactics. But that expectation, in years past, was accompanied by an often slow, inefficient and unfair student conduct process at
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UC Berkeley to implement revised code of student conduct

UC Berkeley officials announced Monday that a newly revised Campus Code of Student Conduct will go into effect Wednesday, completing more than a year of work to address concerns regarding the conduct process. Changes made in the revised code include a stricter timeline by which to resolve cases and the
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UC holds town hall meeting to discuss response to future protests

As police use of force during November protests still faces criticism and Occupy Cal continues into its second semester, University of California officials, Occupy Cal protesters and members of the campus community met Tuesday for a town hall meeting to discuss the university’s response to future protests. The forum, entitled
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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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ASUC reroutes buses to Sacramento

ASUC External Affairs Vice President Joey Freeman sent an email to the campus community inviting students to lobby with Student Regent Alfredo Mireles, Jr. in Sacramento in lieu of the UC Board of Regents, which was postponed due to threats to public safety. Buses that were originally going to take
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