May 7, 12:14 am
Student government voter turnout dropped to its lowest point in at least 11 years.
Only 16.18% of students voted in the 2019 Undergraduate Students Association Council election last week. Read more...
April 22, 12:31 am
Student government candidates will not be disqualified for late paperwork under a Friday judicial board ruling.
Navkaran Gurm, a first-year public affairs and economics student, alleged the Undergraduate Students Association Council Election Board and council itself violated article 13.1.3 of the election code, which states all changes to the election calendar must be proposed by week seven winter quarter. Read more...
Photo: An Undergraduate Students Association Council Judicial Board ruling saved three candidates from disqualification from the USAC election after the council retroactively changed a paperwork deadline to accommodate problems within the election board. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)
April 14, 11:08 pm
Student government election coordinators were found Friday to have violated their constitution and election code.
The Undergraduate Students Association Council Judicial Board found at a hearing Thursday the USAC Election Board failed to treat all candidates equally and to enforce campaign deadlines, in line with election guidelines. Read more...
Photo: The Undergraduate Students Association Council Judicial Board found multiple violations that the USAC Election Board had committed. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)
April 5, 1:14 am
Student government officials appointed a new election board chair mid-March amid student concerns about comments made by the appointee that some considered to be anti-Semitic.
Kyana Shajari, a third-year psychology student, was appointed election chair by the Undergraduate Student Association Council at its March 12 meeting. Read more...
Photo: The Undergraduate Students Association Council appointed Kyana Shajari as election board chair, a week after voting to remove its original chair, Richard White. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)
March 20, 10:08 pm
U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke in support of University of California unions during a strike Wednesday.
Sanders spoke to more than 400 striking workers, students and supporters about the importance of labor unions at a University Professional and Technical Employees-Communications Workers of America rally. Read more...
Photo: Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)