A Guide to Your Student Government
UC Santa Cruz’s Student Union Assembly (SUA) is the undergraduate student government on campus. It’s completely student-led and student-funded, and it serves as a space for student voice both locally and nationally. There are six student body officers of the SUA, 10 student organization representatives…
Lecturers Union Marches to Begin Contract Negotiations
Around 60 non-senate faculty and students, and people in black robes and masks, accompanied a representation of St. Precaria on a march through campus chanting and singing songs such as “Swing Low, Precariat” and “Carry That Debt.” “Saint Precaria’s Pilgrimage: National Adjunct Day of Action”…
SUA Officers Reflect One Year Later
As the new Student Union Assembly (SUA) campaigning season begins, City on a Hill Press (CHP) asked the current SUA officers to assess themselves and what they accomplished this year. Using their answers to last spring’s interview questions from CHP, the officers reflected on how their original goals came to fruition.
Voter Security Increased for SUA Elections
During the spring 2013 elections, six students came forward to assistant Dean of Students Lucy Rojas, who also oversees campus elections, to complain of an inability to access the referenda and cast ballots. Denied login capability, the students were met by digital notices stating their ballots had already been submitted.
A High-Minded Chair
While returning students have likely come to expect annual public safety alerts about 4/20 from the UCSC police department around April 20, the university’s top student representative recently sent an unexpected email to the student body criticizing this event and urging students not to attend.