Revised Bill Would Allow A.S. To Freely Endorse New Candidates

After weeks of deliberation, the Associated Students Legislative Council passed an amended version of a bill restructuring the Election Code for the upcoming spring elections at Wednesday night’s weekly meeting. A.S. President Harrison Weber vetoed the council’s initial legislation — unanimously adopted two weeks ago — on the grounds that its provision preventing current elected […]

UC Clarifies Patent Rights Contract

Prompted by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that Stanford University’s patent language was too vague to protect its claims, the University of California has reconfigured its patent policy. All employees hired on or before Oct. 31, 2011, are required to electronically sign the new amendment, which asserts that faculty members will forfeit the rights of […]

Workshop Conquers UC Conflicts

The UC Office of the President organized a systemwide training session last month to educate student affairs staff about using restorative justice to constructively resolve student conflicts and maintain a safe atmosphere. The instruction was based on the methods promoted by Skidmore College Associate Dean of Student Affairs David Karp, author of Restorative Justice on […]

Lectures Explore Effects of Juvenile Incarceration

Colors Magazine Photo Editor Mauro Bedoni will examine the American juvenile justice system and its social implications at 5 p.m. today at UCSB’s Pollock Theater. The UC Institute for Research in the Arts is sponsoring the event as a component of its three-part, multidisciplinary lecture series analyzing youth imprisonment through the fields of sociology, journalism […]

Skating Event Encourages Sober Fun

The After Dark Club will host a free ice skating event tonight at the Channel Islands Ice Skating Center in Oxnard as part of its schedule of alcohol-free weekend activities — and wearing pajamas is encouraged. Students will meet at the bus loop at 9 p.m. to travel in charter buses to the rink for […]