ASUCI Senate Minutes
Tuesday, March 08, 2011

I. Bureaucratic procedure

A.      Call to Order: 5:10pm

B.      Approval of Minutes: Arnel/Jack

C.      Approval of Agenda: Arellano/Jack

D.      Attendance: 16 @ 5:10pm, 17 @ 5:30pm

E.       Guest List: Hadeer Soliman from MSU

            Anum Arsha from MSU

            Aminah Galal from MSU

            Dina Elkinaag from MSU

            Sara Mohamed from MSU

            Jasmine Riad from MSU

            Seher Rowther from MSU

            Nadia Rowther from MSU

            Lauren Quijano from CCC/REACH

            Abdul Yousef from MSU

            Hamza Siddiqui from MSU

            Omar Ibrahim Elfar from Engineering Student Council

            Armaan Rowther from MSU

            Mohamed Abdellaw from MSU

            David Guo from the NEW U

           

II. Public Comment:

Anush Patel: Stance is against Item #93 Rescind R46-71

 

Item #94 R46-78 in Support of due to occurrences in Yorba Linda

 

Garden Seed planting event is changed to first weekend in April

 

Second in support in Item #94; would be beautiful in support for the muslim community at UCI

III. Old Business

None    

IV. New Business

A. Item #92 R46-76

            Motion to pull to the floor Arnel/Arellano

            Motion to discuss for 5 minutes Tyson/Vikram

            Motion to call to question with Tyson's added suggestions Char/Vikram

            Motion to vote by acclimation Arnel/Rob

            Motion passes 17-0-0

            B. Item #93 R46-77

            Motion to pull to the floor Arnel/Arellano

            Motion to discuss for 5 minutes Omeid/Vikram

            Motion to call to question Mark/Sally

            Motion Passes: 14-1-2

            C. Item #94 R46-78

            Motion to pull to the floor Mark/Arellano

            Watched the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6t6d9YBuFM

                        Titled: "Hate Comes to OC"

            Motion to discuss for 5 minutes Eric/Mark

            Extend discussion by 2 minutes Omeid/Rob

            As student leaders we must stand in solidarity against hate. We are and will be the future leaders of the world and must

            Maybe they weren't addressing what they were talking about. We need to look into this. This video while hopefully not, may be propaganda. We do need to look into the whole story.

            Motion to discuss for 5 more minutes James/Rob

            Motion to extend by 10 minutes Omeid/Vikram

            Don't NOT uphold your ideals just because you don't want to step on people's toes

            Dangerous to condemn the entire protest other than what is displayed in the video

            Motion to send to all committees Tyson/James

            D. Item #95 B46-18

            Motion to pull to the floor James/Vikram

            Motion to send to finance James/Vikram

            E. Item #96 B46-19

            Motion to pull to the floor Johnson/James

            Motion to call to question Vikram

            Motion passes: 16-0-0

            F. Item #97 B46-20

            Motion pull to the floor Johnson/James

            Motion to send to finance James/Rob

            G. Item #98 R46-79

            Motion to pull to the floor James/Mark

            Motion to call to question James/Rob

            Motion to vote by acclimation Johnson/Rob

            Motion passes by acclimation

            Motion passes by 16-0-0

            Motion to skip standing committees and special committee reports

            Budget presentation moved to Thursday

            Motion to bring Item #99 B46-21 back to the agenda

            Motion to pull to the floor Sally/Rob

            Motion to discuss for 5 minutes Vileanna/Vikram

            Extend discussion for 5 minutes James/Johnson

            Next time use for Townhall publicity

            Motion to withdrawl legislation #99 B46-21

                       

VII. Office Reports

A.      Office of the President: emailed out

B.      Office of the Executive Vice president: emailed out

C.      Office of the Administrative Affairs vice president: legal clinic; had to go over hours.  9 applications for TGIF are going through. people are coming up with ideas. Farmers market doing well.

D.      Office of the Academic Affairs vice president: discussing the idea of grade distribution, problem... one section might be better at the class. curves should be based upon the entire class rather than just your own individual section. UTeach

E.       Office of the Student Services vice president: emailed out

 

VIII. Announcements

None

IX. Adjournment

           Meeting Adjourned: 6:50 James/Tyson