In the past few weeks, multiple students at various dining locations at UCLA have found bugs in their food. The UCLA Office of Environmental, Health and Safety investigated the reports of the bugs, but said they found no serious health concerns in the dining halls where the bugs were found. How do you feel about this matter?
  • The reports of bugs need to be taken more seriously by UCLA. The reports have severely impacted where I choose to eat at UCLA. (54%, 130 Votes)
  • While the reports raise some cause for concern, they did not majorly influence where I eat. (32%, 76 Votes)
  • The reports did not impact my dining choices at all. (11%, 26 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this matter. (3%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 240

Start Date: November 21, 2014 @ 3:56 pm
End Date: No Expiry

UC President Janet Napolitano recently announced that the UC may increase tuition by up to five percent over each of the next five years. Do you think the UC is justified for proposing a tuition hike?
  • No, the UC should have looked for alternate sources of funding before resorting to a tuition increase. (80%, 893 Votes)
  • Yes, the increase is necessary to cover rising costs and increase enrollment of California residents. (11%, 123 Votes)
  • Yes, but the UC should have been more transparent in informing students about the increase. (7%, 76 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this matter. (2%, 31 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,123

Start Date: November 13, 2014 @ 12:45 pm
End Date: No Expiry

At a USAC meeting on Nov. 5, council members decided to set new regulations for the upcoming divestment resolution meeting, including a two-hour time limit for public comments and increased restrictions on which members of the press and public can attend the meeting. How do you feel about this matter?
  • The new restrictions don't allow all students at UCLA to have an equal voice in decisions made by their student government. (49%, 100 Votes)
  • The new restrictions are necessary to prevent the high levels of animosity that arose from last year's divestment resolution. (40%, 81 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this matter. (6%, 12 Votes)
  • The council should not have enacted these new restrictions because while they could potentially inhibit some of the controversy from last year's resolution, there is no guarantee of that. (5%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 205

Start Date: November 6, 2014 @ 12:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

At a USAC meeting on Oct. 28, council unanimously voted to decrease Student Organizations Operational Fund allocations for student clubs by about $100 this year. Each club that applied for SOOF funds this year will receive on average about $230 to host retreats, advertise for their club, etc. How do you feel about this matter?
  • Even though some student groups don't spend the full amount of money allocated to them, other groups are suffering under the cuts, signifying a need to more accurately distribute funds. (45%, 94 Votes)
  • 75 percent of student groups don't end up spending the money allocated to them, so the decrease won't have substantial effects on the groups. (26%, 54 Votes)
  • Student groups rely on these funds to operate successfully, the drop in funding will curtail their ability to put on campus events and other programs. (23%, 48 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this matter. (6%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 210

Start Date: October 30, 2014 @ 12:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

During this month's fall special election, all five candidates ran as independents, unaffiliated with any slate. But the majority of the candidates ran in two-person teams. How do you feel about this matter?
  • Candidates that ran with a running mate were essentially the same thing as a slate, and perpetuated slate politics in elections. (58%, 108 Votes)
  • Even though the candidates had running mates that functioned similarly to slates, they still decreased the amount of traditional slate politics involved in elections. (26%, 49 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this matter. (11%, 21 Votes)
  • The candidates were independent and free from slate politics. (5%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 187

Start Date: October 23, 2014 @ 2:49 pm
End Date: No Expiry

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