Often times, living in — or visiting — one of the highest priced zip codes in America does not allow for as much adventure as one would hope. Unfortunately, popular, low-budget activities tend to lose their appeal as the thrill of hiking the Dish dies down and Chipotle student discounts are no longer worth it after eating the same burrito for a week straight.
In its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) approved the 2018-19 ASSU operational budget and discussed preparations for the new graduate student orientation.
During its first meeting of Summer Quarter, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the ASSU operational budget and measures to improve funding conditions for graduate students.
At its Thursday meeting, the Faculty Senate heard presentations on the University’s budget for the upcoming academic year, as well as efforts to improve faculty diversity.
In its third meeting, the 20th Undergraduate Senate discussed the General Use Permit and funding for student groups. Before that, however, the Senate held a closed session that lasted approximately 40 minutes.
Amid the continued vacancy of next year’s sophomore class presidency, a recent edition of the anonymously-authored campus e-newsletter The Fountain Hopper (FoHo) has raised questions about how many candidates for the position are currently under investigation for potential campaign violations.
In its 24th meeting, 19th Undergraduate Senate addressed concerns regarding annual funding reductions on account of students’ waiving their activities fees. Senators also advocated for a need-blind admission policy for international students and more student input in the search for a new Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) director. The Senate also passed a resolution appointing Josie Bianchi ’20 to the ASSU Constitutional Council.
The Daily seeks to clarify what the endowment is, how it feeds into this year’s budget and why it is important.