Two days after the SA shot down a contentious pro-Palestinian divestment resolution, student leaders say they are prepared to continue the conversation on campus.
The Student Association Senate narrowly rejected a resolution Monday night demanding that the University divest from 10 companies that supporters said were tied to human rights violations against Palestinians.
Students named in the complaints that disqualified former Student Association candidate Lande Watson are demanding an apology from the University.
The Student Association Senate-elect confirmed eight of SA President-elect Peak Sen Chua’s nine executive cabinet picks Wednesday night.
Peak Sen Chua won the Student Association’s executive vice presidential race despite spending less on his campaign than his opponent.
Peak Sen Chua didn’t ask to be the next Student Association president, but after an election season marked by accusations of stalking and harassment, it will be his job to fill the role.
The SA awarded about $1.3 million to student groups in next year’s budget, about $300,000 more than last year.
Former Student Association opponents Peak Sen Chua and Sydney Nelson are now president-elect and executive vice president-elect of the SA.
The Student Association formally recommended that Executive Vice President-elect Peak Sen Chua become the SA’s next president in a statement Tuesday by its two top leaders.
The Student Association Senate passed a bill Monday night to clear the way for Executive Vice President-elect Peak Sen Chua to become the SA’s next president.