On Tuesday night, the 15th Undergraduate Senate expressed widespread support for a bill that would remove the current study abroad restriction for sitting senators.
In its regular Tuesday meeting, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate approved next year’s ASSU Financial Manager and appointed a new member to the Constitutional Council. The senators also settled their muddled three-week debate surrounding the distribution of public campaign financing and the existence of a campaign spending cap.
At its last meeting of the academic year, the Undergraduate Senate failed to confirm an elections commissioner, a move that may stand in violation of ASSU governing documents. According to the Joint Bylaws, both the Undergraduate Senate and Graduate Student Council must approve a new commissioner by the end of spring quarter.
At Tuesday night’s Undergraduate Senate meeting, Senator Ben Jensen ‘12 deemed it appropriate to make an analogy between the upcoming ROTC ballot measure and a hypothetical vote on allowing the Klu Klux Klan onto campus. Coupled with the recently launched “Campaign to Abstain,” urging voters to abstain on the grounds of civil rights on said ballot measure, I have had enough.
The Constitutional Council ruled in favor of the respondents in the case Vaid-Menon v. Cardona late Saturday afternoon
Constitutional Case Vaid-Menon v. Cardona will take place tonight in Kehillah Hall, which is located on the second floor of Koret Pavilion, behind Hillel House, at 8 p.m.