Student Gov

Term in Review: EVPLA Osaze Osayande

EVPLA Osaze Osayande reflected on her term for the academic year. She focused on expanding non-punitive measures, securing health and safety resources and increasing office transparency.
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Term in Review: EVPSA Vero Caveroegusquiza

The EVPSA primarily focused on basic needs advocacy and UCSA at the UC level, pushing for multiple funding projects and legislation.
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Term in Review: A.S. President Tessa Veksler

Veksler cited internal growth in Associated Students (A.S.) and the connection between communities on campus as highlights of her term.
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Term in Review: IVP Sohum Kalia

Internal Vice President Sohum Kalia reflected on his term, outlining successes of his internal approach, while acknowledging shortcomings of his leadership over a divisive year in the association.
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Term in Review: S.A.G. Nathan Lee

Associated Students Student Advocate General Nathan Lee reflected on his term for the 2023-24 school year, which placed focus on casework, outreach and advocacy projects.
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A.S. Senate passes “A Resolution to Condemn The Israeli Government’s and the IDF’s Dehumanization of the Palestinian People”

The Senate passed the resolution in a 13-4-2 vote at the May 1 Senate meeting.
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A.S. President discusses MCC signage, her presidency in light of campus climate

Tessa Veksler spoke with the Nexus regarding the university’s response to the MultiCultural Center (MCC) and events that followed.
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A.S. Elections conclude with 22.26% voter turnout

The 2024 UC Santa Barbara Associated Students Spring General Election concluded on April 26, with the Associated Students Elections Board releasing live results in person in the University Center Hub.
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Recall petition garners 844 signatures, A.S. Senate votes no on holding recall election for A.S. President

The UC Santa Barbara Associated Students Senate voted against holding a special recall election for Associated Students President Tessa Veksler following hours of discussion at the Senate’s April 10...
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Petition to recall A.S. President Tessa Veksler released

The petition requires 10% of the previous year’s election voters to sign to be presented to the A.S. Senate for ratification
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A.S. members allege Senate pro-tempores of misconduct and harassment

A statement alleged behavior violating the UCSB Student Code of Conduct, including harassment, intimidation and suppression of the voices of Senators and Associated Students (A.S.) members
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EVPLA hosts Halloween town hall, discusses public safety in I.V.

The External Vice President for Local Affairs held a Halloween town hall meeting on Oct. 17 with community safety leaders to answer questions and share opinions on public safety in Isla Vista. The mee...
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Term in Review: A.S. President Gurleen Pabla

To her successor, incoming president and third-year political science major Tessa Veksler, Pabla advised connecting directly and honestly with the student body. 
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Term in Review: S.A.G. Kristen Wu

The Office of the Student Advocate General (S.A.G.) provides peer-to-peer support for and advocates on the behalf of UCSB students.
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Term in Review: EVPSA Marvia Cunanan

Cunanan prioritized championing the needs of students with disabilities through her state and local lobbying work as External Vice President for Statewide Affairs.
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