After a busy summer, the ASSU executives have set their sights on several projects for fall quarter, all with a focus on community building, health and wellness.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate kicked off the academic year Tuesday evening by passing a bill supporting a queer studies minor through the Feminist Studies program, confirming the Nomination Commission’s first round of nominees to University committees and discussing the first half of a comprehensive financial reform package.
New Student Orientation (NSO) came to a close Sunday evening with the annual Three Books program featuring authors Anne Fadiman, Tracy Kidder and Joyce Carol Oates.
Former senator and Appropriations Chair Anton Zietsman ’12 blasted the committee’s efforts — insufficient efforts, new chair Rafael Vasquez ’12 admitted — to publicize the period last week when student groups could seek early discretionary funding.
The 12th ASSU Undergraduate Senate held its first full-length meeting on Tuesday, confirming the 2010-11 ASSU executive cabinet and the membership of the Senate committees…
The outgoing senators met briefly before the 12th Undergraduate Senate was sworn in and set the tone for next year.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate discussed strengthening the role of the sustainability subcommittee and scrapped an ethics bill in favor of a more formal report at Tuesday’s meeting, which seven of 13 senators attended.
On Wednesday afternoon, the same day Senate Republicans ceded to political pressure to allow floor deliberations over financial regulatory reform, former Federal Reserve board member H. Robert Heller outlined his proposal for financial market reform in the second annual Hsieh Memorial Lecture in Green Library.