Student Gov

On-Campus Living Requirement Waived for Senators for Upcoming School Year

The on-campus housing requirement — a part of A.S. Legal Code — has long been a subject of debate on the Senate table.
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A.S. Senate Passes Two Resolutions Supporting Indigenous Nations

During the public forum, students expressed the importance of representation for Indigenous students, who make up only 1% of the school’s population.
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A.S. Senate Passes Resolution Addressing On-Campus Housing Under a Fall Quarter Hybrid Scenario

The resolution, which is positional and only takes a stance on the issue, urges the university to “bear the increased financial consequences of a situation that is essentially out of their control."
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Zoombombing Interrupts Second 71st Senate Meeting in a Row

The Senate now plans to meet this Friday at 11 a.m. and again on May 3 at 6 p.m.
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A.S. Elections Board Outlines Remote Instruction Procedures for Recall Petition, Election

Two-thirds of the 71st Senate must vote in favor in order for a recall election to be held in Fall Quarter 2020. 
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Swearing in of 71st A.S. Senate, A.S. Executives Overshadowed by Recall Fight Against President Beasley, Zoombombing

Despite the controversy about Beasley during the 70th Senate meeting, his swearing in came and went with little fanfare.
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Term in Review: IVP Alli Adam

Transparency and availability in A.S. posed a challenge this spring with a remote quarter, but Adam led the Senate’s shift to weekly Zoom meetings and deemed the transition a success. 
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Term in Review: S.A.G. Andrew Nguyen

Reflecting on what he would change about the role, Nguyen looked back to the importance of compassion and empathy that he has learned over the past year.
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Term in Review: EVPSA Daevionne Beasley

Reflecting on his year as a whole, Beasley said the one thing he would change about his office is its accessibility to students.
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Term in Review: President Alison Sir

Sir, who has spent the last few months running her office from home, spoke to the Nexus over Zoom about her successes, shortcomings and what comes next. 
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Term in Review: EVPLA Christian Ornelas

Besides his original platform goals, Ornelas’ position as EVPLA required his participation in frequent student and administration discussions across campus. 
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UCSB Student Says A.S. President-Elect Sexually Assaulted Him in 2018

The President-elect currently serves as the external vice president for statewide affairs and is scheduled to be sworn in as A.S. president on Wednesday.
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CU Maintains Senate Majority, Executive Branch Splits Even

For the first time, both the Associated Students election campaigning and results night took place remotely as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the shift to remote instruction.
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LIVE: A.S. Spring Quarter Election Results 2020

The Nexus will be updating this page with live results from the A.S. Elections, which will begin at 8 p.m.
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Associated Students Elections Guide: Spring 2020

Voting opens Monday, April 20 at 8 a.m. on G.O.L.D., and ends Thursday, April 23 at at 4 p.m.
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