Why can’t we all be friends?

We are, but we can’t seem to agree on Israel-Palestine

On Sept. 15, by a vote of 12 to 0, and 2 abstentions, the UC Student Association, which represents hundreds of thousands of students at all the UC campuses, passed a resolution condemning recent attempts to censure boycott and divestment efforts by Palestinian human rights activists on campus, and demanding
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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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Half of Middle Class Scholarship Act passes in state assembly

Half of the legislation that makes up the California Middle Class Scholarship Act passed in the state Assembly Wednesday. Assembly Bill 1501, which passed in a 54-to-15 vote, establishes the Middle Class Scholarship Program, which would cut fees for middle-class UC and CSU students by two-thirds and would also reduce fees at the California Community
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UC Student Association director runs for San Francisco Board of Education

University of California Student Association Executive Director Matt Haney is running for a spot on the San Francisco Board of Education. Haney filed paperwork indicating his intention to run April 11, joining five other candidates who will square off in November for four seats on the board. As executive director of the UCSA,
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Unjustified

CAMPUS ISSUES: The use of violence by police against protesters last week was unacceptable, as was administrators’ initial response.

Thousands of students, instructors and staff members emerged from varied corners of campus Wednesday afternoon to rally on Upper Sproul Plaza, the very venue that once showcased the Free Speech Movement. In stark contrast to more recent protests, student government officials stood shoulder-to-shoulder with these fellow demonstrators, and a member
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Despite scrutiny brought by bake sale, many UC students call Gov. Brown

With a controversial bake sale at UC Berkeley bringing attention to SB 185, the UC Student Association orchestrated systemwide call-in events Tuesday which saw hundreds of students across the state call Gov. Jerry Brown’s office in support of the bill. Every UC campus student association, with the exception of UC Davis
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