Student Gov

UCSB Student Esmeralda Quintero-Cubillan Holds EVPSA, UCSA and RA Positions

As Quintero-Cubillan recounts, their basic needs advocacy work as a senator and as EVPSA was and is not just political, but extremely personal.
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National Hispanic Heritage Month: A Celebration With La Santa Cecilia

The band is composed of Miguel “Oso” Ramirez on percussion, Jose “Pepe” Carlos on the guitar and accordion, Alex Bendaña on bass guitar and vocalist “La Marisoul.”
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A.S. Senate Fails To Pass Divestment for Seventh Time in Nine Years

Student speakers from anti-divestment groups like Students Supporting Israel, along with pro-divestment groups like SJP, urged their supporters and members to speak at the meeting. 
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A.S. Senate To Discuss Divestment Resolution Tonight

Groups against divestment, such as Students Supporting Israel, and groups for divestment, like Students for Justice in Palestine, have urged members and supporters to speak at the Senate’s public fo...
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72nd Associated Students Senate and Executives Sworn In

Bee Schaefer, Internal Vice President, swore in the 72nd senate cohort and opened their first meeting, which began at 9:30 p.m. 
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A.S. Senate Vegetarian Bill Delayed After Critique and Controversy

The bill, authored by Senator Taylor Tait, was proposed as a way to promote sustainability and reduce the carbon footprint among students.
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A.S. Senate Unanimously Passes Bill To Reform Honorarium for Senators and BCUs

The bill will make Associated Students spaces more accessible to low-income, first generation and marginalized students, according to the bill’s author, Senator Esme Quintero-Cubillan.
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Term in Review: EVPLA Yasamin Salari

Salari said that some of her proudest moments during the term have been related to her office’s COVID-19 response.
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Term in Review: S.A.G. Sarah Danielzadeh

Danielzadeh noted that, ultimately, the role requires a great deal of empathy on behalf of other students and that it is one of the most important traits to have when holding the position.
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Term in Review: EVPSA Alia Sky

Despite remote hurdles and a difficult transition into office, Sky believes she was able to accomplish the pursuits she held while running for the position.
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Terms in Review: IVPs Tianna White and Catherine Flaherty

Given the unique challenges that White faced as IVP, she played the role with an adaptable nature that was necessary for a virtual school year, one in which she jumped from IVP to president and back.
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Terms in Review: A.S. Presidents Daevionne Beasley, Tianna White and Lea Toubian

The 2020-21 presidential term was marked by three separate leadership changes — Daevionne Beasley, Tianna White and Lea Toubian.
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Isla Vista Party Takes Home Executive Majority, Storke Party Claims the Most Senate Seats

This year’s election yielded the lowest voter turnout numbers in five years.
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A.S. Spring Quarter Election Results 2021

The Nexus will be updating this page with live results from the Associated Students Election, which will be livestreamed on Zoom, beginning at 8 p.m.
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Geovany Lucero for Student Advocate General

The Daily Nexus endorses Geovany Lucero for student advocate general.
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