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Divestment Resolution Conversation Continues To Dominate Senate Meetings

Last night’s Associated Students Senate meeting — which was once again held in Corwin Pavilion to accommodate the hundreds of students in attendance — centered around lengthy discussion of the u...
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A.S. Candidate Debates Debut With Discussion on Community Issues

In the first of several forums leading up to the Associated Students elections this month, candidates for the position of Off-Campus Senator presented themselves to discuss community-related issues ye...
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Divestment Proposal Sparks Nine-Hour Debate, Tabled as Each Side Stands Firm

Hundreds of students attended Wednesday night’s Associated Students Senate meeting to debate a resolution supporting divestment from companies accused of profiting from “the military occupation of...
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Students Address Senate About Racial, Minority Issues at UCSB

  During last night’s Associated Students Senate meeting, the Associated Students Student Advocate General Yoel Haile addressed the campus’s senators with a list of demands from the Black Stu...
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UC Administration, Students Debate Pros, Cons of Online Courses

Gov. Jerry Brown recently allocated $10 million in state funding toward a University of California online education program, sparking dissent and discussion among various UC faculty, students and univ...
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A.S. Senate Approves Bill To Hold Senators To Their Duties

Associated Students Senate approved a bill aimed at increasing senators’ accountability during last night’s four-hour meeting. The newly passed bill will require senators to complete a form every ...
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Campus, Community Groups Run Campaign Against Sexual Assault

Several community and campus organizations have joined forces to host a Sexual Assault Awareness campaign, posting provocative message boards along campus bike paths in addition to other activities an...
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A.S. Backs Green Movement, Reforms Elections

Associated Students Senate voted to overturn a presidential veto of last week’s revisions to the elections code and unanimously approved a resolution supporting divestment from fossil fuel companies...
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A.S. Senators Consider Changes To Elections, Campaign Process

Associated Students Senate considered two separate proposals to amend the elections process during Wednesday’s 10-hour meeting. Elections Committee initially presented their changes at last week’s...
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Student Organizations Will Compete for Funds Created by A.S. Senate’s STARK Bill

The Associated Students Senate approved a bill last month that will set up a fund for student projects in the realm of science and technology. The bill titled Science, Technology, Aerospace and Resear...
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A.S. Senate Weighs the Benefits Of Divesting From Companies

At last night’s Associated Students Senate meeting, the organization debated the financial and moral implications of drawing divestments from fossil fuel companies to provide a more eco-friendly cam...
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A.S. Gains New Senator, Looks Into Proposed Amendments

Associated Students Senate discussed a pro- posal to require mandatory sexual assault train- ing for all Senators along with other updates to the Senate Constitution and swore in a new Senator at last...
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New Resignations Leave More Seats Empty in the A.S. Senate

Four student senators announced their resigna- tion during last night’s Associated Students Senate meeting, adding to a total of nine Senate resigna- tions since the beginning of the year. Former se...
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A.S. Approves Shorter Meetings

Last night’s weekly Associated Students Senate meeting saw the proposal for a resolution that would effectively limit the duration of meetings, launching student senators and executive officers into...
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Associated Students Senators Debate Allocation of Honoraria

During the final Associated Students Senate meeting for fall quarter last night, Public Forum speakers proposed a resolution addressing the Citizens United Supreme Court case while Senators debated th...
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