With an OPP Election Sweep Last Month, the Winning Candidates Prepare to Take Office Associated Students Senate will swear in the elected student officials for the 2013-2014 school year at their weekly meeting on Wednesday. Last month, A.S. elections saw Open People’s Party sweep every executive position, with Jonathan [...]
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Associated Students Senate voted to remove a revised version of a resolution calling for divestment from companies supporting the military occupation of Palestine from the agenda during last night’s three-hour meeting. The motion was introduced by Off-campus Senator Alessandra Cianni early in the meeting and voted on by way of [...]
Associated Students President Sophia Armen drafted a letter to the UC Board of Regents on Friday, requesting that the board hold their next meeting at UCSB. In her letter, Armen called on University officials to hold the UC Board of Regents meeting being held on May 13 and 14 at [...]
As another year of A.S. Elections have come to purview, “accountability,” “affordability,” “transparency” and “accessibility” are just some of the overtly vague keywords to once again form the pillars of each Associated Students candidates’s platform. With the annual flurry of eager promises to engage, empower and perform other ambiguous or [...]
Yesterday, the Associated Students Elections debate forums for the positions of External Vice President of Local Affairs and Internal Vice President took place at the UCen Hub, with candidates debating issues such as holding student representatives accountable and increasing safety measures in the Isla Vista community. In regards to the [...]