Tag Archives: Associated Students

Lies, Damned Lies, and Higher Education

How Entrenched Interests at UCSD Distort the Facts to Raise Student Fees Alec Weisman, Alumni (Editor-in-Chief 2008-2011) Originally posted on The Word From the Wise, Alec’s personal blog. Washington DC – Two new ballot initiatives at the University of California, San Diego are in the works that if passed would raise student fees by $534 […]

Graduating Editor-in-Chief’s thoughts on the UCSD Associated Students

By the way, for everyone who cries at AS about “gender neutral language,” you guys can suck it. – Alec A transcript of my remarks can be found below. *** Hello. Thank you Mr. Thompson, I have never seen anyone filibuster AS as well as you do. Just a heads up, I’m going to stand […]

Resignation Letter of Sarmad Bokhari

Sent out via AS listserv this afternoon… At this point both Sarmad & Arianna have resigned rather than face impeachment. We are all waiting to hear the results of the impeachment of the AS President Wafa Ben Hassine was not impeached. *** After serving on the AS UCSD Judicial Board, and having witnessed the election […]

UCSD Associated Students Want to Control You on Campus

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief According to several sources and an AS email, at todays Associated Students meeting they reviewed a presentation to BAN smoking at UCSD by “Chang[ing] the policy to designated smoking areas in the parking lots” and then rely[ing] on these “designated smoking areas [for] a gradual transition to a tobacco-use free campus.” Now […]

More AS Financial Discrepancies?

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief *** 11/10 6:20 pm: UPDATE. After we brought this to the attention of the Associated Students, they have rescinded the $400 of extra allocation. It has come to my attention that the UCSD Associated Students continue to show a lack of understanding of their own rules and an inability to properly monitor […]

Live Blog of AS Meeting 11/3/10

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief 6:03 Public Input begins • Richard Thompson begins to filibuster AS. 6:07 Peter, the Content Editor for the California Review, addresses AS about the media cap legislation. Mentions that although budgets and caps are a good idea, but argues that the budget is set at a low number and will kill the […]

Leaked Email Exposes Plot to Censor and Defund Koala

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief, with assistance from the California Review Editorial Board We obtained an internal SAAC(Student Affirmative Action Committee) email that reveals a plot by Utsav Gupta, Josh Grossman, and Cody Marshall in which they attempt to prevent students from benefiting from legitimate media organizations by registering 89 (and possibly counting) other media organizations to […]

Where Is Your Money Going?

Justin Morse, Staff Writer The Associated Student (A.S.) executive budget is being discussed and will be passed by next week; there is apparently an approximate $200,000 budget deficit to deal with, and A.S. must make cuts to meet this deficit. While at their meeting on Wednesday, October 13, I reviewed over their executive budget. And, […]

Live Blog of AS Budget Meeting

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief 6:05 We will be filming and live blogging from the AS Budget meeting which I hear is supposed to be very entertaining. 6:10 Public Input • Old Gentleman rambled about various topics. • Rashani Walish, the new US Grants Coordinator, introduces herself. • Erin Speer, CalPIRG Chapter Chair, speaks about CalPIRG. Discusses […]

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