ASUC Senate hears from The New York Times, UCPD, campus official

During the last ASUC Senate meeting of the semester Wednesday, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Stephen Sutton, UCPD Chief Margo Bennett and Tom Halvorsen, The New York Times education manager, spoke about current initiatives, and four of the seven expected ASUC commission chairs provided official reports.
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UC Berkeley must fight back against Trump’s transgender military ban

NATIONAL ISSUES: At a time when the federal government is promoting transphobia, the campus community must take concrete steps to support transgender and gender non-conforming individuals

This week, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of allowing the Trump administration’s ban on transgender people serving in the military — a decision that completely dehumanizes trans individuals, depicting them as unfit and a burden to serve. So, when the Trump administration seeks to dehumanize marginalized communities, everyone must resist.
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