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Students Divided Over UC Divestment Issue

Students for Justice in Palestine and American Students for Israel have set up signs opposite each other in the Arbor in preparation for a resolution regarding UC divestment from Israel, which will be a topic of discussion at next Wednesday’s Associated Students meeting at Corwin Pavilion.

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A.S. Senate Discuss Involvement in USSA, Divestment, Deltopia

Wednesday night’s Associated Student Senate meeting focused on the controversial bill to withdraw funding from the United States Students Association, the upcoming divestment debate and the future of Deltopia, amongst other topics.

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A.S. Ballot to Determine Fate of Goleta Sobering Center

During this year’s Associated Students elections, students will have the opportunity to vote on a ballot initiative to fund a sobering center in Goleta for first-time drunk-in-public offenders, avoiding the costs of a misdemeanor.

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A.S. Bikes To Retract Lock-in Fee Initiative

The Associated Students Bike Committee is in the process of retracting its fee initiative from the Spring 2014 ballot after the UC Office of the President suggested withholding the initiative and having the University provide the funds instead.

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Queer Commission Fees To Appear on Upcoming A.S. Ballot

The upcoming Associated Students election ballot will include a new lock-in fee initiative of $2.12 per quarter for undergraduate students to support the Associated Students Queer Commission, an educational and advocacy forum for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) student rights.