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Position Vacancies the Focus of Wednesday’s Senate Meeting

A.S. Senate is aiming to create a more organized process for filling vacancies.
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The bill was originally proposed by A.S. Senator Elias Jordan, and it faced no opposition when it went before the Senate. Jordan hopes that the bill will highlight the importance of diversity at UCSB. Courtesy photo

A.S. Legal Code Revised to Include Non-Binary Pronouns

The new bill is the second piece of legislation to promote inclusivity at UCSB, the other being the use of students’ preferred names on ACCESS cards.
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The bill was originally proposed by A.S. Senator Elias Jordan, and it faced no opposition when it went before the Senate. Jordan hopes that the bill will highlight the importance of diversity at UCSB. Courtesy photo
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Riley Esguerra / Daily Nexus

Remaining Senators Sworn In at First Senate

Associated Students Senators began their time in office at the first Senate of the year on Wednesday after a delayed start for the new government in spring 2016.
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Bills Approved for Timely Bribery Investigation

After allegations arose that the Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) bribed students to vote, the UCSB Audit and Advisory Department has launched an investigation into the claims.
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Miles Ashlock--UCSB Assistant Dean & Director, and part of Office of Student Life--speaks to AS Senators during public comment during the AS Senate meeting at the Corwin Pavilion on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus
Miles Ashlock--UCSB Assistant Dean & Director, and part of Office of Student Life--speaks to AS Senators during public comment during the AS Senate meeting at the Corwin Pavilion on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

A.S., Students Address Bribery Allegations Made Against IFC

Students filled A.S. Senate’s meeting on Wednesday amid allegations of bribery levied against the Inter-Fraternity Council.
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Campus United Emerges Dominant in Associated Students Election

For the first time in over five years, UCSB students saw three new political parties emerge to compete for positions in the Associated Students election.
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Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus
Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

Students Clash Over Honoraria Changes

Student organizations packed a contentious special Senate meeting in the UCen’s State Street Room on Wednesday as the Associated Students Senate continued discussion of A Bill to Reform Honoraria.
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A.S. Senators Approve Free Speech Resolution, A.S. Attorney General Resigns

The Associated Students (A.S.) Senate met Wednesday in the Flying A Room of the UCen to discuss resolutions supporting free speech, divestment from Turkey, honoraria reform and implementation of the S...
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Associated Students Finance and Business Committee Grants Over $12,000 in Funds

The Associated Students Finance and Business Committee (A.S. F&B) met Monday in the State Street Room of the UCen to discuss funding requests from 11 campus organizations.
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UCSA President Kevin Sabo. Will Tran / Daily Nexus

UCSA Leaders Host Forum to Discuss S.A.G.E. Proposal

UC Student Association (UCSA) President and UC Berkeley student Kevin Sabo held a forum to discuss the Student Advocacy, Governance, and Engagement (S.A.G.E.) proposal in the Santa Barbara Mission Roo...
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UCSA President Kevin Sabo. Will Tran / Daily Nexus
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A.S. Senators Explain New Voting System for Spring Senate Elections

The Associated Students (A.S.) Senate met Wednesday to discuss the new Single Transferable Vote (STV) system that will be used in this spring’s senate elections in an effort to create more proportio...
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A.S. Senate Talks Bike Traffic Laws, Political Transparency

The Associated Students (A.S.) Senate met Wednesday in the Flying A room of the UCen to discuss a resolution regarding bicycles stopping at stop signs and a bill on increasing transparency within A.S.
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Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus
Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

Overview of New A.S. Parties

In the upcoming spring elections, four new Associated Students (A.S.) parties will be participating: Campus United, Peer Action Coalition (PAC), The Response and QutSB (Queer and Trans Student Body). ...
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A.S. Senate Discusses Free Speech Issues, Creation of New Offices

The Associate Students Senate met in the Flying A Room of the UCen Wednesday evening to discuss the creation of new offices, organization funding, free speech issues and a threat of a letter of no con...
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The two parties, Campus United and Peer Action Coalition, were formed in early February to provide “non-toxic,” inclusive spaces within Associated Students. Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus
The two parties, Campus United and Peer Action Coalition, were formed in early February to provide “non-toxic,” inclusive spaces within Associated Students. Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

Two A.S. Parties Form in Wake Of OPP Disbandment

Two new Associated Students (A.S.) political parties, Campus United and Peer Action Coalition (PAC), were formed in early February following the disbandment of Open People’s Party.
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