A.S. Council at a Glance

    October 9, 2002

    Resolutions Passed

    A resolution in support of Residential Advisors and House Advisors

    — submitted by Jeremy Gallagher,

    Commissioner of Services and Enterprises

    The A.S. Council passed a resolution in support of resident advisors, house advisors, interns and all other residential life student staff members. The resolution was passed in response to the firing of eight Earl Warren College RAs. The resolution calls for a town hall meeting to discuss the issues of the right of appeal and due process in termination procedures.

    A resolution in support of green building and clean renewable energy at the University of California

    — submitted by Jenn Brown, A.S. President

    The A.S. Council passed a resolution calling for the UC Board of Regents to adopt a system-wide policy mandating that all construction follow the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standard. The resolution was passed after Greenpeace made a presentation on global warming and its consequences.

    Recommendations

    The A.S. Council passed a recommendation from the University Centers Advisory Board to conduct a telephone-based student survey regarding the University Centers expansion.

    The A.S. Council passed a recommendation from Robin Shelton to allow recreation clubs to remain under Student Organization Leadership Opportunities, but be allowed to spend Athletic Fee Referendum money and request funds from the A.S. Council.

    Reports

    A.S. President Jenn Brown

    Brown reported that Question Authority will be held in the Price Center Ballroom B on Monday, Oct. 14 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. The event will include a question and answer period with candidates from the state and local governments. A real-time monitor will be at the event monitoring audience approval of candidate responses. An X-Box will be given away and free pizza will be provided.

    Brown reported that she will be attending the University of California Student Association board meeting this weekend.

    V.P. External Steve Klass

    Klass reported that a meeting of the anti-Racial Privacy Initiative coalition will be held on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Cross Cultural Center.

    Commissioner of Communications Navneet Grewal

    Grewal reported that the old issues of A.S. Council-funded media are now available in the library archives.

    Commissioner of Diversity Affairs David Mitchell

    Mitchell reported that there will be a reception for under-represented students in the Faculty Club on Oct. 10 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Commissioner of Programming Gabe Grossman

    Grossman reported that the programming office will not attempt to turn graduate students away from FallFest this year. The issue is being looked into for future concerts.

    — Compiled by Laura McGann

    Associate News Editor

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