During Wednesday night’s 12-hour Associated Students Senate meeting, Senators approved A.S. budget allocations for the 2013-2014 school year. Due to a $50,000 cut in the fund for Boards, Committees, and Commissions and Office of Student Life groups, many student organizations received much less than they were originally allotted this year. [...]
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A revised resolution aimed at divesting from companies that “profit from the military occupation of Palestine” failed to pass — despite a 12-11-1 vote — after it was reintroduced during Wednesday’s 11-hour Associated Students Senate meeting. The burden of deciding the resolution’s fate ultimately fell to Internal Vice President Mayra [...]
In the last candidate forum before elections next week, Jorge Villela and Kristian Whittaker took part in a debate for the position of Student Advocate General, discussing topics such as the Conduct Board proposed by the Associate Dean of Students. As a position without party affiliation, the role of the [...]
On April 21, UCSB will be hosting its first Suicide Prevention Walk through a collaborative effort between Associated Students and The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). The AFSP works to promote the understanding of suicide and the construction of support networks for those affected. As part of the AFSP’s [...]
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 Palestine.” Talk of marginalization dominated the nine-hour discussion. Anti-divestment speakers argued that the proposed resolution would marginalize Jewish and Israeli students, while pro-divestment speakers [...]