ASUCLA Benefits U


2009-2010

July 25, 2010 Give textbook buyback some credit


July 14, 2010 USAC Recap 7/15/2010


July 7, 2010 USAC Recap-7/7/10


June 9, 2010 USAC Recap-June 2010


June 2, 2010 USAC Recap-6/2/10


May 26, 2010 USAC, ASUCLA and the On-Campus Housing Council work together to increase the value of BruinCard meal swipe vouchers for Ackerman restaurants


May 26, 2010 USAC Recap-May 2010


May 23, 2010 ASUCLA hopeful as sales mirror last May''s


May 19, 2010 Plans for Wolfgang Puck restaurant in Ackerman Union canceled


May 18, 2010 USAC Recap- May 18th


May 12, 2010 USAC election signboards torn down in the early morning Wednesday


May 11, 2010 Ackerman Union’s hidden mural
Created by seven black art students, the painting represents the chaos of 1970s protests

May 9, 2010 USAC must lead lobbying efforts


May 7, 2010 Jasmine Hill elected USAC president as Students First!, Bruins United split council seats 6-4


May 7, 2010 USAC election results bring cheers, tears to supporters on both sides


May 7, 2010 USAC 2010 Election Results


May 6, 2010 Student arrested for allegedly vandalizing USAC elections signs (UPDATED)


May 5, 2010 USAC signboards torn down overnight


May 4, 2010 Irrelevant issue shouldn’t win votes
Certain candidates’ push to reinstate affirmative action draws questions of fairness, relevance

May 4, 2010 MEChA of UCLA barred from campaigning after accusing USAC candidate of racism


May 3, 2010 Undergraduate Students Association Council should be informed of candidate platforms


May 2, 2010 Daily Bruin USAC endorsements


April 30, 2010 USAC Recap -April 30


April 29, 2010 This year’s USAC has been efficient, effective


April 29, 2010 Candidates reveal campaign platforms at USAC hearings
Candidates present their views on key issues as election process nears conclusion and voting

April 28, 2010 USAC President''s Office tackles issues with success


April 28, 2010 USAC slates shape and start campaigns
Candidates will focus on directly reaching out to students by attending student group meetings

April 28, 2010 USAC seeks to improve budget process
Representatives discuss the proper distribution of funds to various organizations on campus

April 27, 2010 Council hopes that competitive elections will encourage high voter turnout
Entrance of third slate, multiple candidates into running should encourage continued high turnout

April 27, 2010 The ever-changing face of student government at UCLA
For 80 years, on-campus groups have been struggling for the same causes; new council structures help groups achieve goals

April 27, 2010 Slates have same goals, but different agendas
Slates, longtime organizing point of USAC elections, have helped increase political involvement at UCLA

April 26, 2010 GSA Elections Board opts to uphold fee referendum after validity is challenged


April 25, 2010 ASUCLA has strong fiscal month despite low textbook sales
Board of directors tries to balance textbook supplies with falling student demand

April 25, 2010 Office of Thach Nguyen at USAC committed to sustainability


April 23, 2010 GSA Momentum: Experience shows that “we get it”


April 21, 2010 Ideological differences mark UCLA Graduate Students Association elections


April 21, 2010 Prospective 2010-2011 USAC candidates prepare to campaign for 13 available positions


April 21, 2010 The Green Initiative Fund allots $176,000 for solar panels on top of Ackerman Union


April 20, 2010 Graduate Student Association struggles to reach out during election campaigning
Compared to USAC, graduate counterpart lacks publicity and constituents’ interest

April 20, 2010 USAC officer hopes to increase value of meal-swipe vouchers


April 13, 2010 USAC Recap


April 11, 2010 Campaigning begins for Graduate Students Association elections


April 3, 2010 Undergraduate Students Association Council candidate endorsement hearings preclude discussion


March 31, 2010 Editorial: USAC surplus fund must serve majority
The Covel tutorial programs are coming back next year.

March 28, 2010 Plans for new graduate student center under way
First floor of Kinross Building will be converted into a specialized fitness and community space

March 10, 2010 Undie Run may return in spring, USAC representatives say
After its cancellation and attempts to keep it alive underground, school tradition could resurface

March 10, 2010 USAC needs conflict of interest policy and should have implemented it long before now


March 1, 2010 Editorial: UCLA issues should be USAC’s priority


February 28, 2010 Positive outlook from ASUCLA


February 23, 2010 GSA''s print academic journal Carte Italiane moves online


February 21, 2010 Committee will visit UCLA to carry out final phase of reaccreditation


February 21, 2010 Student group advocates for financial aid reforms on behalf of undocumented students
The organization, IDEAS, is working with USAC to make undocumented students assistance-eligible

February 5, 2010 Editorial fails to note USAC’s feats


February 1, 2010 Judicial Board hearings detect discrepancies between Birdie''''s petition and his evidence


February 1, 2010 USAC to release its film, “A Day Without USAC,” to show what student life would be like without it


February 1, 2010 ASUCLA needs to renew initiative to cut course reader costs
Abandoned idea of using advertising space in readers should be further considered for benefit

January 31, 2010 ASUCLA weathers large sales drop


January 28, 2010 Ecology, Economy, Equity and ASUCLA promote fair-trade coffee consumption on campus
E3, an environmental campus group, aims to spread the knowledge about fair-trade benefits

January 26, 2010 USAC external vice president office ineffectively unites students against fee hikes


January 24, 2010 Monday Night Jazz Series encourages creativity at Kerckhoff Coffee House


January 12, 2010 ASUCLA contracts food trucks in South Campus as temporary Bombshelter


January 3, 2010 Bombshelter closes, South Campus Student Center to open in its place fall 2011


December 6, 2009 With sales down 10 percent, ASUCLA takes multiple measures to minimize costs


December 3, 2009 UCLA Store on a discount frenzy


November 22, 2009 Bruin Bear Security Force unites students in school spirit


November 1, 2009 ASUCLA acts to end sales slump
Upgrades, expansion planned to counter revenue decline, losses from flood damage