A.S. Debates Possible Internal Restructuring

Leaders of various campus groups under Associated Students convened with A.S. executive officers at a forum called “BC4” on Friday to discuss upcoming projects within Associated Students, particularly a controversial proposal to radically restructure A.S. work flow processes and governance.

A.S. Groups Protest New Food Budget Bill

A.S. Senators and students meet in Public Forum to discuss a recent bill.

During the public forum portion of last night’s Associated Students Senate meeting, several members of various student government organizations stood in opposition to a bill passed last week that would place restrictions their ability to purchase food with A.S. money.

Board Boots Crowd from UC Riverside Regents Rendezvous

The UC Board of Regents met yesterday at UC Riverside for their second day of meetings intended to furnish a comprehensive method to cope with the university system’s chronic budget crisis. Although the Regents did not approve any significant action items, the event elicited a large reaction from student protesters, who disrupted the board’s proceedings […]

Finance Board Meeting – January 9th, 2012

The Associated Students Finance Board allocated $13,063 to eight of the nine student organizations that requested funding at last night’s two-and-a-half hour meeting. The board fully funded Substance Abuse Intervention through Research and Service, Technology Services Committee and Muslim Student Association while partially funding Lambda Pi Eta, Anthropology Graduate Student Association, Chinese Student & Scholar […]

Campus Groups To Promote Global Justice

UCSB’s third biannual Human Rights Week kicked off yesterday with a number of events aiming to highlight and discuss domestic and international human rights issues. The week-long series — hosted by various cultural and international campus organizations through the Associated Students Human Rights Board — will feature several discussions and film screenings until Saturday. Today’s […]

Potential Policy Change Spurs Council Debate

Associated Students Legislative Council discussed at length a bill to modify the upcoming spring A.S. elections during last night’s four-hour meeting.

Regents Board Alters Reviews for Applicants

The University of California Board of Regents unanimously voted to amend the UC application process during yesterday’s meeting.

Board To Vote on Tuition Spike

UC President Mark Yudof sent an open letter to California on Monday, proposing to increase student fees for the 2011-12 academic year by eight percent.

Santa Barbara Resident Discovered Dead on Beach

Authorities are investigating the death of local surfer Gordon Alan Jennell, 48, after his body washed ashore near Arroyo Burro Beach on Thursday displaying no apparent signs of injury.

A.S. Dispenses Funds

During last night’s three and a half hour meeting A.S. Finance Board allotted $19,687 of its Fall Quarter budget to eight student organizations.