Harry Le Grande, ASUC Senate discuss ASUC Auxiliary’s transition

The ASUC Senate questioned Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Harry Le Grande at the senate’s meeting Wednesday night for the first time since the ASUC’s administrative branch moved under his purview last summer. The ASUC Auxiliary’s July 1 shift in reporting structure from Administration and Finance to the campus Division
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ASUC Senate puts bus pass referendum on election ballot

UC Berkeley students will vote this April during the 2012 ASUC general election on whether to extend the campus’ Class Pass, which gives students unlimited rides on AC Transit and Bear Transit buses. The ASUC Senate voted Wednesday night in favor of a bill that places a referendum on the ballot
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AC Transit was forced to cut costs in order to balance its budget.

ASUC Senate will vote to put bus pass referendum on ballot

The ASUC Senate will discuss a bill Wednesday night that would put a referendum on the 2012 general election ballot to give students the option to extend unrestricted ridership on local bus services. The bill — authored by ASUC President Vishalli Loomba and campus Graduate Assembly President Bahar Navab —
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Agenda for Feb. 1 ASUC Senate meeting

At the ASUC Senate’s second spring semester meeting Wednesday,  the newly hired student conduct independent hearing officer will address the senate, and a bill to support the Feb. 13 Day of Action to overturn Proposition 209 will be introduced. Chloe Hunt is the lead student government reporter.

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 holds first meeting of the semester

At the first ASUC Senate meeting of the spring semester Wednesday night, senators announced the development of a new smartphone application for UC Berkeley students and the renaming of the board that oversees student government commercial activities. After the senate moved to rename the ASUC Store Operations Board as the
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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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Forum to continue discussion on state of public universities

Campus deans and student leaders will meet Tuesday for the second installment of the Future of Public Universities forum, which will feature five speakers who will discuss the roles of taxation, citizenship and protest in the current higher education financial crisis. The forum — which will take place from noon
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