ASUC Vote Coalition registers 8,000 students to vote

Over the course of an almost six-month-long voter registration campaign, the ASUC Vote Coalition registered more than 8,000 students to vote, officials announced Wednesday — thousands fewer than their original goal. As of Wednesday, the nonpartisan coalition housed in the ASUC Office of the External Affairs Vice President had registered
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Letters to the editor: Week of Oct. 1

Proceeding with negotiations in good faith with AFSCME The University of California values all our employees, including those who clean, cook and care for the university. Changes to the university’s retirement benefits are meant to assure employees of affordable, sustainable health care and pension benefits throughout their retirement. The UC
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Tyranny of the majority, UCSA style

#ASUCproblems

When you lower a basketball hoop and dunk, you do not accomplish the same feat as doing so at its normal height. If you cheat on a test, you do not morally earn that A. When an opposing voice is actively neglected from a major debate on legislation, that body and that legislation becomes permanently tainted. Whether or not members of the UCSA board purposely committed this withholding of information is unclear, but the fact that that sentiment explicitly existed by some of its key supporters destroys the democratic process supposedly involved in the vote.
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ASUC Senate Meeting Agenda Sept. 19

UC Berkeley’s Olympic athletes will be formally recognized at Wednesday’s ASUC Senate meeting for their success at the 2012 Olympic Games. The ASUC will also introduce a number of bills at the meeting, including one to commemorate the life of UC Berkeley alum and U.S. ambassador to Libya J. Christopher
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Gridlock, impasse killed Middle-class scholarship act

The Middle Class Scholarship Act would have slashed UC and CSU fees by 60 percent for middle-class students, but a combination of unwavering ideological commitments and hastily conducted negotiations made reaching an agreement impossible.
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