The Undergraduate Students Association Council approved resolutions to abolish UCPD and to stand in support of Burmese students during the Myanmar military coup. The council also approved constitutional and bylaw changes to include a new commission-related project and correct language about appointments to the Academic Senate.
The Undergraduate Students Association Council passed a resolution in support of the creation of a Basic Needs Student Advisory Board. The council discussed the alleged misuse of $30,000 of student funds for the renovation of the Center for Accessible Education and the voter turnout in the USAC elections.
Editor’s note: This article contains discussions of racial slurs. The Daily Bruin uses “n-word” as a placeholder.
Undergraduate student government presidential candidate Moises Hernandez apologized Wednesday amid criticism about his hesitancy to endorse the Black Lives Matter movement on behalf of an organization and his past use of the n-word.
The Undergraduate Students Association Council approved a resolution commemorating Lily Shaw and her advocacy for students with disabilities in USAC and the UCLA community. USAC approved changes to the Congressional Advisory Board bylaws and the Seat at the Table Initiative bylaws.
The Undergraduate Students Association Elections Board temporarily suspended a candidate from campaigning for spreading false allegations against his opponent over social media.
The elections board issued sanctions against Elijah Simas, a second-year electrical engineering student and candidate for the Undergraduate Students Association Council Facilities Commission, after Simas claimed on social media that his opponent Jane Ni – who is currently a Facilities Commission staff member – benefited from an internal survey within the commission.
Jason Vu, the president of the Vietnamese Student Union and a fourth-year Asian American studies and global studies student, urged the council to support the Voiding Inequality and Seeking Inclusion for Our Immigrant Neighbors Act, which prevents people deemed eligible for release from local jails and state prisons from being sent to immigration detention centers.
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