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AS Elections 2016-17: Gus Guerrero, President

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“If I ask you to make a PB&J sandwich, everyone here will have a different way of making a PB&J sandwich, right?” This is how Gus …

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AS Elections 2016-17: Lesly Figueroa, President

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“How is it possible that at a renowned institution like UCSD, students are finding themselves both food and housing insecure?” Lesly Figueroa, the Student Manager at …

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AS Elections 2016-17: Refilwe Gqajela, VP of External Affairs

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Refilwe Gqajela has a second home in the Oakland Public Library System. For Gqajela, the impact of libraries and the resources they provided her hometown of …

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AS Elections 2016-17: Matthew Alan Arrollado, VP of Campus Affairs

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Matthew Alan Arrollado wears crocs to Associated Students Senate meetings, cracks jokes about racecar beds with buddies from the ERC Student Council, and takes serious issue …

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AS Elections 2016-17: Adán Chávez, VP of External Affairs

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Adán Chávez got his start in student activism as a freshman. Rallying against tuition hikes eventually became protesting against anti-immigrant chalkings on campus, and that became …

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AS Elections 2016-17: THRIVE

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Matthew Arrollado has an album on Facebook entitled “the thrive meme,” with 105 photos of orange objects with captions like “this plate is THRIVing.” It’s an …

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AS Elections 2016-17: Students Determined

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How can this research institution benefit the local community? That’s the question Students Determined, a progressive campus political party, wants to ask the campus community and …

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Students Determined has no slated candidate for President or External VP, Elections Manager Rules

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Associated Students (ASUCSD) Elections Manager Janani Natarajan declined to change presidential candidate Lesly Figueroa’s affiliation from an independent candidate to Students Determined on Monday, leaving Students …

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ASUCSD Campaigning Begins

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35 candidates will compete for 16 positions on the 2017-2018 Associated Students governing body. Election campaigning officially began at 9 p.m. on Mar. 9, 2017 after …

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ERC student council allocated $7,500 for annual retreats; almost double that of all other councils

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The Student Council for Eleanor Roosevelt College (SCERC) allotted $7,500 of its yearly budget to its annual council retreat fund this school year, compared to Warren, …