Fall 2009 Session – Week 9 Wednesday_ Oct 21 2009 700 pm_ Senate by forrests

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									2009-2010 ASUC Senate
ASUC Regular Senate Meeting Agenda
___________________________________________________________________________________ 200 Eshleman Hall #4500, Berkeley CA 94720-4500 • P: 510.642.1431 • F: 510.643.6396 senate@asuc.org • www.asuc.org

Fall 2009 Session – Week 9 Wednesday, Oct 21 2009 7:00 pm, Senate Chambers 7:30-8:00pm Student Affairs Campaign for Berkeley Nikka Umil & Maryellen Himell

I. II.

Approval of the Minutes from October 14, 2009 New Business
73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 A Resolution in Support of Perspective Magazine A Resolution in Support of Bay MUN, Yay MUN A Resolution to Support the General Assembly‟s October 24th Conference A Resolution in Support of Colleges Against Cancer A Resolution in Support of the Berkeley Political Review A Resolution in Support of the ASUC‟s Candlelight Vigil for the Victims of Mumbai Terrorism A Resolution in Support of the Environmental Sciences Student Association (ESSA) student group A Resolution in Support of Lindy on Sproul A Resolution In Support of the Student Financial Advisory Committee (SFAC) A Resolution in Support of the Cal Health Coalition (CHC) A Resolution in Support of the Rhetorical Honors Society A Resolution in Support of the 2009 Student of Color Conference (SOCC) at UC San Diego A Resolution in Support of the 2009 Nikkei Student Union Culture Show: Syncopation A Resolution in Support of Funding Campus Publication Racks A Resolution in Support of Cal One Heart Source A Resolution in Support of the Taiwanese Student Association A Resolution in Support of Theta Delta Chi‟s House of Horrors Halloween Event A Resolution in Support of a Philippine Studies A Resolution in Support of PakSA‟s Ek Raath Hamaare Saath A Resolution in Support Tikvah: Students for Israel A Resolution n Support of Bear Minimum

III. IV. V.

Approval of the Agenda for October 28, 2009 Guest Announcements Representatives to ASUC Reports Faculty Representative Chancellor‟s Representative UCPD Representative Graduate Assembly

(Professor Dennis Lieu) (Dean Jonathan Poullard) (Sgt Andrew Tucker) (GA President Miguel Daal)

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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ASUC SUPERB Alumni Representative VI. VII. ASUC Auxiliary Report ASUC Store Operations Board Report

(General Manager Kevin Huynh) (CAA ) (Executive Director Nadesan Permaul) (Chair Nish Rajan)

VIII. Appointed Official Reports Judicial Council Representative Attorney General Marketing & Communications Student Group Outreach Disabled Students Accommodation Berkeley Student Coop Affairs Web Developer Greek Affairs Environmental Sustainability Fundraising Perspectives Services Board Commission of Diversity Affairs IX.

(Chair Kiira Johal) (Kevin Gibson) (Director Doreen Bloch) (Director Alfred Yoon) (Director Olympia Sintana) (Officer Allie Taylor) (Fahrzin Hemmati) (Officer Joe Mazella) (Director Jasmine Tuadi) (Director Miraya Berke) (Rep Director Diana Trinh) (Director Farrah Moos) (Commissioner Christian Dolores)

Appointments Judicial Council Justice – Chen Dawn Ling Multicultural Fund Grant Director – Diana Tran Executive Office Reports President Executive Vice President Academic Affairs Vice President External Affairs Vice President Student Advocate Elected Officials Announcements Standing Committee Reports Finance (Chair Huda Adem) Constitutional & Procedural Review (Chair Minji Kim) University & External Affairs (Chair Viola Tang) Advocacy #1: Multicultural Space & Campus Development (Chair Lean Deleon) Advocacy #2: Reforming Store Op Board RFP Process (Chair Rahul Patel) Advocacy #3: Lobbying for Affordability (Chair Rotating)

X.

(Will Smelko) (Tu Tran) (John Tran) (Dani Haber) (Hassan Khan)

XI. XII.

XIII. Consent Calendar Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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XIV. Immediate Consideration XV. Old Business XVI. Special Committee Reports Temporary Committee on ASUC Website ASUC Resources Workshop Coordinating Committee ASUC Outstanding Student Recognition Program Evaluation Committee ASUC Recognition Awards for OSKIs Evaluation Committee XVII. ASUC Representatives Report Representatives to City Affairs Lobby & Housing Commission Representatives to ASUC Lobby Corps Commission Representative to Residence Hall Assembly Kwon, Nava Boone, Stern Franco, Gaurano, Shami Representative to the Inter-Fraternity Council Gala Representative to the College Panhellenic Council Carlton Representative to ASUC SUPERB Lee, Patel, Gala Representative to the Graduate Assembly Tang Representative to the Committee on Student Fees & Budget Review Nguyen, Nava, Boone Representative to the Re-Entry and Transfer Students‟ Association Deleon, Gaurano, Nava, Saephan Representative to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Gala, Bhatt Representative to the Haas Business School Association Franco, Kim, Stern, Tang Representative to the Berkeley Student Cooperative Oatfield Representatives to the Engineers‟ Joint Council, Jengyee Liang Mem. Cohen, Lee, Patel Representative to UC Fall Extension Students Kwon, Stern Representatives to the Recreational Sports Advisory Board Kim, Tang, Gala Representatives to the Ethnic Studies Fifth Account Committee Saephan, Nava Representative to the National Pan-Hellenic Council Adem, Nguyen Representative to the SUPERB Oversight Board Patel Representatives to the Multicultural Greek Council Nguyen, Nava Representative to the Multicultural Center Programming Board Adem Representatives to the ASUC Committee for the AOF Lee, Saephan Representatives to the ASUC Committee for the ICF Adem, Cohen Representatives to the ASUC Committee for the EEF Adem, Cohen Representatives to the ASUC Committee for the MCF Gaurano, Shami Representatives to the RISE Scholarship Evaluation Committee Kim, Nava, Patel, Stern Representatives to the Berkeley Students Foundation Carlton, Deleon, Gala, Nava, Nguyen, Saephan Representatives to the ASUC Committee for the PSF Nguyen, Patel

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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2009-2010 ASUC Senate
ASUC Regular Senate Meeting Agenda
___________________________________________________________________________________ 200 Eshleman Hall #4500, Berkeley CA 94720-4500 • P: 510.642.1431 • F: 510.643.6396 senate@asuc.org • www.asuc.org

Fall 2009 Session – Week 10 (Preliminary) Wednesday, Oct 28 2009 7:00 pm, Senate Chambers 9:00-9:30 I. II. III. IV. V. (Pending approval) Gaza Twinning of Universities Approval of the Minutes from October 21, 2009 New Business Approval of the Agenda for November 4, 2009 Guest Announcements Representatives to ASUC Reports Faculty Representative Chancellor‟s Representative UCPD Representative Graduate Assembly ASUC SUPERB Alumni Representative ASUC Auxiliary Report ASUC Store Operations Board Report Emiliano

(Professor Dennis Lieu) (Dean Jonathan Poullard) (Sgt Andrew Tucker) (GA President Miguel Daal) (General Manager Kevin Huynh) (CAA ) (Executive Director Nadesan Permaul) (Chair Nish Rajan)

VI. VII.

VIII. Appointed Official Reports Judicial Council Representative Attorney General Marketing & Communications Student Group Outreach Disabled Students Accommodation Berkeley Student Coop Affairs Web Developer Greek Affairs Environmental Sustainability Fundraising Perspectives Services Board Commission of Diversity Affairs

(Chair Kiira Johal) (Kevin Gibson) (Director Doreen Bloch) (Director Alfred Yoon) (Director Olympia Sintana) (Officer Allie Taylor) (Fahrzin Hemmati) (Officer Joe Mazella) (Director Jasmine Tuadi) (Director Miraya Berke) (Rep Director Diana Trinh) (Director Farrah Moos) (Commissioner Christian Dolores)

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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IX.

Appointments Judicial Council Justice – Chen Dawn Ling Multicultural Fund Grant Director – Diana Tran Executive Office Reports President Executive Vice President Academic Affairs Vice President External Affairs Vice President Student Advocate Elected Officials Announcements Standing Committee Reports Finance (Chair Huda Adem) Constitutional & Procedural Review (Chair Minji Kim) University & External Affairs (Chair Viola Tang) Advocacy #1: Multicultural Space & Campus Development (Chair Lean Deleon) Advocacy #2: Reforming Store Op Board RFP Process (Chair Rahul Patel) Advocacy #3: Lobbying for Affordability (Chair Rotating)

X.

(Will Smelko) (Tu Tran) (John Tran) (Dani Haber) (Hassan Khan)

XI. XII.

XIII. Consent Calendar XIV. Immediate Consideration XV. Old Business XVI. Special Committee Reports Temporary Committee on ASUC Website ASUC Resources Workshop Coordinating Committee ASUC Outstanding Student Recognition Program Evaluation Committee ASUC Recognition Awards for OSKIs Evaluation Committee Kwon, Nava Boone, Stern Franco, Gaurano, Shami Representative to the Inter-Fraternity Council Gala Representative to the College Panhellenic Council Carlton Representative to ASUC SUPERB Lee, Patel, Gala Representative to the Graduate Assembly Tang Representative to the Committee on Student Fees & Budget Review Nguyen, Nava, Boone Representative to the Re-Entry and Transfer Students‟ Association Deleon, Gaurano, Nava, Saephan Representative to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Gala, Bhatt Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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XVII. ASUC Representatives Report Representatives to City Affairs Lobby & Housing Commission Representatives to ASUC Lobby Corps Commission Representative to Residence Hall Assembly

Franco, Kim, Stern, Tang Representative to the Berkeley Student Cooperative Oatfield Representatives to the Engineers‟ Joint Council, Jengyee Liang Mem. Cohen, Lee, Patel Representative to UC Fall Extension Students Kwon, Stern Representatives to the Recreational Sports Advisory Board Kim, Tang, Gala Representatives to the Ethnic Studies Fifth Account Committee Saephan, Nava Representative to the National Pan-Hellenic Council Adem, Nguyen Representative to the SUPERB Oversight Board Patel Representatives to the Multicultural Greek Council Nguyen, Nava Representative to the Multicultural Center Programming Board Adem Representatives to the ASUC Committee for the AOF Lee, Saephan Representatives to the ASUC Committee for the ICF Adem, Cohen Representatives to the ASUC Committee for the EEF Adem, Cohen Representatives to the ASUC Committee for the MCF Gaurano, Shami Representatives to the RISE Scholarship Evaluation Committee Kim, Nava, Patel, Stern Representatives to the Berkeley Students Foundation Carlton, Deleon, Gala, Nava, Nguyen, Saephan Representatives to the ASUC Committee for the PSF Nguyen, Patel

Representative to the Haas Business School Association

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED TO THE ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

FALL 2009
SB 73

A Bill in Support of Perspective Magazine

Authored by Senator Cohen and Ruyan Rahnama Sponsored by Sandra Cohen WHEREAS, Perspective Magazine, an Iranian student-run non-profit publication at UC Berkeley, is affiliated with the Iranian Student Cultural Organization (ISCO); and, WHEREAS, The mission of this magazine is to provide an outlet for the exchange of dialogue pertaining to Iranian cultural matters and to preserve and teach others about Iranian heritage by creating a safe setting for discussion of cultural, social, and apolitical matters important to the Iranian and greater community; and, WHEREAS, Perspective Magazine is a bi-annual magazine which extends its circulation to not only UC Berkeley students and ISCO members, but also to the homes of many Iranian businesses and families in the Bay Area and local Iranian community events such as charity functions and fundraisers; and, WHEREAS, Perspective Magazine is entirely student-run, and all financial support comes through advertisements, sponsorships, and some fundraising and will be solely used for the cost of printing purposes; and, WHEREAS, The Fall 2009 edition will require the following budget: Printing $2,800 (1,000 copies)

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the ASUC recognizes Perspective Magazine as a fifth-year ASUC sponsored publication group (PUB); and, BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the ASUC Senate allocates $1,500 (fifteen hundred dollars) to Perspective Magazine from the Senate Contingency Fund.

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 74

A Bill in Support of Bay MUN, Yay MUN
Authored by Wayne Lin, Lillian Schenck, Senator Tang Sponsored by Senator Tang WHEREAS, UC Berkeley Model United Nations (UCBMUN) is a 18th year SAG dedicated to the preparation and competition at regional, national, and international MUN conferences; and, WHEREAS, UCBMUN educates its large (~200) membership body about current international issues ranging from human rights, global warming, terrorism, to global health in order to create an experience for Cal students to become better global citizens; and, WHEREAS, UCBMUN is one of the few selective groups on the US MUN collegiate debate circuit (as recognized and accepted by CLL); and, WHEREAS, UCBMUN has won countless awards and accolades such as Best Delegation this year at the UCLA conference in addition to holding an annual MUN conference in SF each year; this last one of which garnered enough praise to be “best conference on the west” or “just as good or even better than the Harvard conference”: and, WHEREAS, using the momentum from its recent success, UCBMUN will, since its separation from BMUN, hold the second annual on-campus conference entitled “Bay MUN, Yay MUN”; and WHEREAS, schools that participated in the first conference are returning with larger delegations this time; and, WHEREAS, the UCBMUN‟s Bay MUN, Yay MUN conference budget, as of October 16th, 2009, is as follows: Item: Printing/Copying Delegate Supplies Resolution papers Name Badges Placards Food Total Cost: $100 $100 $100 $10 $100 $500 $910

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that $410 be allocated from the Senate Contingency Fund to the UC Berkeley Model United Nations‟ Bay MUN, Yay MUN. Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 75

A Resolution to Support the General Assembly’s October 24th Conference

Authored by: Senator Bhatt and Senator Nguyen Sponsored by: Senator Bhatt, Senator Nguyen, Senator Tang WHEREAS, the General Assembly of over 400 members on the UC Berkeley campus developed as a result of this event committed to fighting to preserve public education in California allying with the UCs, CSUs, CCCs, and K-12, students, staff and faculty, and WHEREAS, the General Assembly is planning a Statewide Mobilizing Conference on October 24th at UC Berkeley to Save Public Education with a goal of deciding on a statewide action plan capable of winning this struggle, and WHEREAS, that the University of California Student‟s Association (UCSA) and the ASUC supports the October 24th Statewide Mobilizing Conference to Save Public Education at UC Berkeley. WHEREAS, the ASUC supports the General Assembly as a space for people to voice their concerns about the budget cuts and fee hikes, and WHEREAS, the General Assembly is hosting the a conference on October 24th to Save Public Education, and WHEREAS, the General Assembly originally needed $450 to put on this event, and WHEREAS, the planning committee worked hard to search for alternative sources for funding, WHEREAS, the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) donated $300 for the Conference THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the ASUC supports the efforts of the UCSA and the General Assembly as appropriate venues to expressing concerns regarding the budget crisis, and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the ASUC allocates $150 from the Senate contingency fund to ensure that the event is fully compensated for.

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 76

Bill in Support of Colleges Against Cancer

Authored by: Senator Bhatt and Senator Nguyen Sponsored by: Senator Bhatt and Senator Nguyen WHEREAS, Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by working to implement the programs and mission of the American Cancer Society, and WHEREAS, With hundreds of chapters nationwide, CAC spreads awareness to the world that young people care and want to make a difference, and WHEREAS, the University of California, Berkeley is establishing a Colleges Against Cancer chapter, and WHEREAS, CAC members will work with elected officials and campus administrators to influence policymaking because they understand how strong and influential their voices can be when they join together, and WHEREAS, CAC understands that the decisions young people make affect their health years down the line which is why they advocate for cancer education, and WHEREAS, CAC members will reach out to their peers and members of the community and educate them about how quitting smoking, limiting alcoholic intake, and maintaining a healthy diet and active lifestyle will decrease their chances of developing cancer, and WHEREAS, the ASUC is committed to supporting student groups that advocate for solutions to thwart epidemics and issues such as cancer, and WHEREAS, the line by line budget for this first year student group is as follows: Item Printing Tables and Chairs for Sproul Sign Total Description Handouts, Fliers, Other Promotional Materials Tabling for Sproul to raise awareness and get members Sign for Sproul Cost $50 $50 $100 $200

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the ASUC allocate $150 out of the Senate Contingency fund to support Berkeley‟s Colleges Against Cancer.

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 77

A Bill in Support of the Berkeley Political Review

Authored by: Senator Bhatt and Kevin Chen Sponsored by: Senator Bhatt WHEREAS, the Berkeley Political Review is UC Berkeley's only nonpartisan political magazine and is run entirely by students; and WHEREAS, it is managed, published, and distributed entirely by students and has a staff of approximately 30; and WHEREAS, the magazine is published four (4) times a year; and WHEREAS, BPR is an ninth-year student publication (PUB) that requested $4540 and was allocated $2593.08 in the ASUC spring budget for the 2009-2010 year; and WHEREAS, it is trying to expand its presence on campus through a better Website, more engaged recruitment, and campus events, such as a debate between the Berkeley College Republicans and the Cal Dems; and WHEREAS, this is an election year, and the Berkeley Political Review plans to publish longer, more in-depth editions in the fall that are printed in color, as opposed to the otherwise black-and- white magazine, as well as increase the magazine's circulation; and WHEREAS, BPR's primary source of funding comes from the ASUC, ad revenue, and concession sales, and they plan to run a deficit of approximately $2,220 to $2,720 this year. Their primary costs come from printing. The following is the proposed budget for the Berkeley Political Review for the 2009-2010 school year: Revenue ASUC $2,593 Student Opportunity Fund (Contingent upon renewal) $1,000 Ad Revenue $3,193 Total Revenue $6,400 Expenditure Printing $8,500-$9,000 Publicity materials (replacement banner and flyers) $120 Total Expenditure: $8,620 to $9,120 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the ASUC Senate allocate $650 from the Senate Contingency Fund to the Berkeley Political Review. Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 78

A Bill in Support of the ASUC’s Candlelight Vigil for the Victims of Mumbai Terrorism

Authored by: Senator Meghana Dhar Sponsored by: Senator Parth Bhatt WHEREAS, from November 26th, 2008 - November 29th, 2008, terrorists coordinated strikes at 10 different centers in Mumbai, India, and held and killed hostages during that period; and WHEREAS, this is the worst single act of terrorism that India has ever faced; and WHEREAS, at least 195 people, including at least 22 foreign nationals, have been confirmed dead, and at least 327 have been injured; and

WHEREAS, the ASUC will be holding a candlelight vigil on Wednesday, December 3rd, at 6 p.m. on the Savio Steps of Upper Sproul in commemoration of those who lost their lives; and WHEREAS, the budget for the event is as follows: Total, $56.11; Item Cost Tea light Candles (50 pack @ $9.59 each) $38.36 Cups to hold candles $5.49 Utility lighters (@ $3.99 each) $7.98 Sales Tax $4.28 Total $56.11

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the recognize the candlelight vigil as an ASUC-sponsored event; and LET IT BE FURTHER RESOLVED, that the ASUC Senate reimburse Senator Dhar $56.11 for the expenses.

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 79

A Bill in Support of the Environmental Sciences Student Association (ESSA) student group

Authored by: Amanda Carlson Sponsored by: Senator Christina Oatfield WHEREAS, ESSA organizes and participates in environmental service projects on and off-campus. WHEREAS, ESSA creates a social community for students majoring in environmental fields. WHEREAS, ESSA organizes opportunities to learn about environmental careers. WHEREAS, ESSA is a continuing student group in need of funds for: Organic cotton T-shirts for active members, which may be worn to service events ($200) Total: $200 THEREFORE BE IT REVOLVED THAT, the ASUC Senate recognizes the Environmental Sciences Student Association (ESSA) as a second year Student Activity Group (SAG). THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, The ASUC Senate allocates $200.00 to ESSA from the ASUC Senate Contingency Fund.

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 80

A Bill In Support of Lindy on Sproul

Authored by Senator Noah Stern Sponsored by Senators Noah Stern WHEREAS, the ASUC exists to serve the need of students, and one way to fulfill this duty is by providing sponsorship for student organizations; and WHEREAS, Lindy on Sproul hosts free swing dancing on Sproul Plaza every Saturday from 11452pm; and, WHEREAS, Lindy on Sproul also hosts three evening swing dances throughout the year that are both free and open to the public; and, WHEREAS, Lindy on Sproul teaches a Decal called SwingCal which students can take for 1 unit to learn how to swing dance; and, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the ASUC recognize Lindy on Sproul as a 5th year ASUC Student Activity Group (SAG).

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 81

A Bill In Support of the Student Financial Advisory Committee (SFAC)

Authored by Senator Noah Stern Sponsored by Senators Noah Stern WHEREAS, the ASUC exists to serve the need of students, and one way to fulfill this duty is by providing sponsorship for student organizations; and WHEREAS, the Student Financial Advisory Committee (SFAC) seeks to improve the financial literacy of the U.C. Berkeley student body through various activities, events and services; and, WHEREAS, The members of SFAC also manage the Credit Union for Berkeley Student (CUBS), a branch office of Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union; CUBS is the only on-campus financial institution at University of California-Berkeley and works to provide students, faculty and staff with the most member-driven service and competitive rates on savings and loans; and, WHEREAS, SFAC interns receive lessons in business etiquette, including workshops in resume/cover letter design, and job interviews; and, WHEREAS, SFAC aims to put on at least one professional forum about a topic that members of SFAC think are relevant to business today; and, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the ASUC recognize Student Financial Advisory Committee (SFAC) as a 14th year ASUC Student Activity Group (SAG).

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 82

A Bill in Support of the Cal Health Coalition (CHC)

Authored by Tiffany Chia and Senator Shami Sponsored by Senator Shami, Senator Nguyen, Senator Lee, Senator Cohen, Senator Bhatt WHEREAS, the Cal Health Coalition (CHC) works to foster collaborative efforts among Healthoriented student organizations on the University of California, Berkeley campus, in an effort to create a proactive community dedicated to providing education, raising awareness, and being champions of positive change; and, WHEREAS, the CHC plans to host an annual Health Summit for the purpose of educating and orienting student organizations on each other‟s mission statements; and, WHEREAS, the CHC plans to host an annual Health Calapalooza in order to centralize student organization resources for incoming students interested in health; and, WHEREAS, the CHC plans on hosting Health-wide socials throughout the year among Health organizations on campus and is planning on hosting their first social in the end of October; and, WHEREAS, the CHC holds monthly meetings in which all participating organizations send representatives in order to collaborate on CHC-wide projects; and, WHEREAS, the CHC plans on implementing at least one Coalition-wide project or event for the campus community in either the fall of the spring semester; and, WHEREAS, the CHC will work with the Berkeley Medical Journal to write an edition on the working of the Health Coalition; and, WHEREAS, the CHC has successfully hosted a Health Summit with a turnout of nine (9) organizations and sixty (60) people; and, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cal Health Coalition (CHC) be recognized as a first-year ASUC-sponsored Student Activity Group (SAG) with no funding requests as of now.

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 83

A Bill in Support of the Rhetorical Honors Society

Authored by Senator Jonathan Gaurano Sponsored by Senator Jonathan Gaurano WHEREAS, the University of California Berkeley is an institution which holds the Rhetoric as an academic major; and, WHEREAS, the rhetoric major is a rare college major amongst universities across America; and, WHEREAS, the Rhetorical Honors Society (RHS) is an organization which purposes is to unite Berkeley‟s rhetoric community, provide a fun and social environment, and encourage rhetorical minds to discuss and challenge topics on the rhetorical language society uses to persuade the American populist; and, WHEREAS, the Rhetorical Honors Society strives to include not only Rhetoric majors but anyone who is interested in Rhetoric, the rhetorical minds of rhetoricians, and/or wants to join a random organization; and, WHEREAS, the Rhetorical Honors Society is a developing organization which is experiencing overhead costs for the first time; and, WHEREAS, the Rhetorical Honors Society is a continued activity group and just changed its name from Rhetorical Knights to the Rhetorical Honors Society; and, WHEREAS, Rhetorical Honors Society budget is as follows: (1) Academic:  Meet the Prof Nights……………………….$7.70  Grad Student Panels…………………………$7.70  Extemporaneous Debates…………………$15.40  Guest Lectures (other depts.)…………….$95.40 (2) Career:  Explain Rhetoric Speed Dating…………..$7.70  Alumni Panel………………………………………$7.70  Company Info Sessions……………………….$7.70  Internship Experiences………………………..$7.70  Resume/Cover letter Review……………….$47.70  Boalt Law Info Session………………………….$7.70 (3) Social:  Movie nights…………………………………………$124.00  Mafia……………………………………………………$7.70  Capture the flag……………………………………$7.70 Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 83

 Mixers w/ other student groups……………$15.40  Business Cards……………………………………….$39.36  Total………………………………………………………………………………..$406.56 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the ASUC grant $200 from the Senate Contingency to the Rhetorical Honor Society (RHS).

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 84

A Bill in Support of the 2009 Student of Color Conference (SOCC) at UC San Diego Authored by Senators Saephan, Nava and Deleon Sponsored by Senators Saephan, Nava, Deleon and EAVP Dani Haber WHEREAS, the purpose of the Student of Color Conference (SOCC) is to bring students of color and allies of students of color from all UC campuses together to dialogue, plan, advocate and take action on issues affecting communities of color and historically underrepresented communities through workshops and caucuses; and, WHEREAS, SOCC 2008 was held at University of California, Los Angeles; and, WHEREAS, the UCLA SOCC conference was the largest one yet with about 1,000 students in attendance; and SOCC 2009 will be in its 21st year expecting 1,200 students; and, WHEREAS, SOCC 2009 will be taking place on November 13-15 at the University of California, San Diego; and, WHEREAS, the theme of this year‟s conference is Building Our Leaders with Purpose: Activism, Wellness and Reclaiming Education; and, WHEREAS, SOCC 2009 is focusing on the aspects of activism, wellness, and reclaiming our education, so that our students may continue to work toward change in our communities; and, WHEREAS, with the small amount of students of color in higher education, many face burnout from organizing; and, WHEREAS, upon graduation, many are met with more stress because they solely focus on their activist efforts while they are undergraduates; and, WHEREAS, it leaving them unprepared for future endeavors; and, WHEREAS, these three aspects must be addressed in order to create a healthy life of balance for a student activist; and, WHEREAS, the following items need funding; and, Items 1. Transportation- Charter Bus 2. Lodging- Hotel 3. Registration Fees Total Cost Quantity 1 9 rooms 50 students Cost $3,300.00 $150/night x 9 = $1,350.00 $1,000.00 $5,650.00

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the ASUC recognizes the Student of Color Conference 2009 as an ASUSSponsored event; and, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the ASUC senate allocates $1,500 (one thousand five hundred dollars) from the contingency fund to the Student of Color Conference 2009 Berkeley Contingent.

Mission: To develop safe and multicultural spaces on campus, fight for student affordability, and ensure continuous wellbeing for the student body
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FALL 2009
SB 85

A Bill in Support of the 2009 Nikkei Student Union Culture Show: Syncopation

Authored by Katrina Sherman, Katie Furukawa, Ryan Sadakane and Brian Jocson, Jasmine Hui and Senator Kwon Sponsored by Senator Kwon WHEREAS, The Nikkei Student Union is and has been an ASUC-sponsored student activity group that serves to promote interaction and communication between students of Japanese ancestry, students interested in Japanese American culture, the UC Berkeley campus and its surrounding campus; and WHEREAS, The Nikkei Student Union serves to promote awareness of issues pertaining to Japanese American culture through participation in and attendance to volunteer work, community service events, issues events, cultural activities, and their annual Culture Show; and WHEREAS, The Nikkei Student Union provides a connection to Japantown and the Japanese American community that would otherwise be nonexistent on the UC Berkeley campus; and WHEREAS, The Nikkei Student Union's Culture Show began in 2002 in Julia Morgan Hall and has steadily grown in both attendance and participants, and will be held in Wheeler Auditorium this year, which is the only on-campus venue that is both large enough and financially accessible for the Culture Show; and WHEREAS, The Nikkei Student Union's Culture Show provides for a place where students of all backgrounds can come together in a welcoming environment to celebrate and explore Japanese American issues and history through dance, acting, monologues, and video; and WHEREAS, The Nikkei Student Union's Culture Show is the organization's largest event each year and serves as an effective means of recruiting and retaining members, fostering community, developing leadership skills and empowering individuals; and WHEREAS, In addition to the production of a professional show, the Nikkei Student Union's Culture Show process includes three mandatory all-cast rehearsals which hold workshops on topics including Japanese American community and personal identity; and WHEREAS, The Nikkei Student Union strives to keep its relatively new (in its 7th year) annual Culture Show alive and expanding for as many years as the UC Berkeley campus will allow; and WHEREAS, The Nikkei Student Union serves to spread awareness of Japanese American Culture to the UC Berkeley campus through participation in and attendance to their annual Culture Show, which had an audience of approximately 500 people and over 60 participating NSU members in 2008; and the budget is as follows:

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Nikkei Student Union Fall 2009 Culture Show Syncopation Budget Estimate PRODUCTION Venue Expenses: Wheeler Auditorium Total Venue Expenses Play Production Stage Side Panel Construction Set Construction Stage Props Total Play Production Dance Performances Yosakoi Happi Coat Materials Total Dance Performances Total Production PROMOTION AND DISTRIBUTION PR and Outreach Buttons Balloons (with helium tank) Posters Fliers Mail to Community Sponsors Total PR and Outreach Distribution Culture Show Programs Total Distribution Total Promotion and Distribution HONORARIUMS Production Staff Producers (2@$100) Directors Stage Manager Tech Manager Dance Choreographers (5@$50) Total Staff Honorariums Special Guests Cal Taiko Total Special Honorariums Total Honorarium Awards $250.00 $250.00 $5,150.00 $100.00 $200.00 $100.00 $400.00 $4,500.00 $4,500.00

$80.00 $200.00 $300.00 $500.00 $100.00 $980.00 $1,500.00 $1,500.00 $2,480.00

$200.00 $50.00 $50.00 $50.00 $250.00 $600.00 $200.00 $200.00 $800.00

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TOTAL PROPOSED EXPENSES GRANTS / REVENUES Revenues Ticket Sales Community Advertisement Sales Grants ASUC Contingency Fund Multicultural Fund Ethnic Studies 5th Account Student Oportunity Fund Berkeley JACL Donations Community Donations TOTAL REVENUES / GRANTS DIFFERENCE

$8,430.00

$2,000.00 $100.00 $800.00 $500.00 $500.00 $1,500.00 $500.00 $500.00 $6,400.00 $2,030.00

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That the ASUC Senate allocates $1200.00 to Nikkei Student Union from the ASUC Senate Contingency Fund.

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SB 86

A Bill in Support of Funding Campus Publication Racks

Authored by Senator E. Kwon Sponsored by Senator E. Kwon, Senator H. Adem WHEREAS, UC Berkeley has more than 50 active publications on campus and WHEREAS, publications serve as an outlet for students to express free speech, and to showcase and develop their skills in journalism, photography, art, and graphic design etc. and WHEREAS, the variety of publications on campus serves the diverse interests of the greater Cal campus and should be made readily available to the entire campus and WHEREAS, many publications are faced with inefficiencies in distribution methods and WHEREAS, the only publication to have their own kiosks for distribution is the Daily Cal and WHEREAS, the Daily Cal has graciously agreed to allow the placement of wall mount racks on their kiosks and WHEREAS, wall mount racks attached to already-existent kiosks are the most affordable option to create space for multiple publications on Sproul, and other outside locations with heavy foot traffic and WHEREAS, the publication advisor, Ann Marie Pettigrew, and at least ten publications, including hardboiled, BARE, Al-Bayan, Berkeley Fiction Review, Berkeley Political Review, are in support of the placement of these racks on our campus and WHEREAS, the purchase of these racks would be a one-time fee that would serve the student body for many years and WHEREAS, the cost of six wall-mount publication racks are as follows: 4-pocket Newspaper Rack ($58.05) x 6 = $348.32 Tax: $32 Shipping: $20 (estimate) Total: $400.32 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the ASUC allocate $400 (four-hundred USD) from the Senate Contingency Fund to purchase Publication racks for the campus

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SB 87

A Bill in support of Cal One Heart Source

Authored by Senator Adem and Emma Carrol Sponsored by Senator Adem WHEREAS, One Heart Source is a volunteer based club committed to breaking the generational cycle of HIV/AIDS transmission. WHEREAS, through the creation of an educational orphanage in Tanzania, East Africa WHEREAS, It is the goal of Cal one heart source to raise awareness of this global problem both in the US and in Tanzania.

WHEREAS, One Heart Source was founded at UCLA and is being initiated here at Cal for the first time WHEREAS, the expenses for this new chapter include: 1000 Black and White flyers/ Posters Heavy Duty Stapler Total $35 $30 $65

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Cal One Heart source is an ASUC sponsored first year Student Initiated Service Group (SISG) and, THEREFORE BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the ASUC senate allocate $65 ( sixty-five dollars) from the senate contingency fund to Cal One Heart Source.

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SB 88

A Bill in Support of the Taiwanese Student Association

Author by: Sam Lee and Charlie Huang Sponsored by: Sam Lee WHEREAS, the Taiwanese Student Association (TSA) is a group of students dedicated to sharing and promoting the Taiwanese culture within the Berkeley community; and WHEREAS, TSA plays an important role for the East Asian community in helping to organize events such as the annual Joint Mixer and karaoke contests along with several other organizations on campus; and WHEREAS, TSA is a 13th year ASUC-sponsored student activity group, with over 250 members; and WHEREAS, TSA was allocated from spring budgeting $1144.25, $996.35, $1500 in the past three years respectively from 06-07 to 08-09; and WHEREAS, due to TSA‟s former treasurer‟s inexperience in the spring budgeting process, TSA‟s funding request form last year was poorly written, resulting in an allocation of $45.62. Other officers in TSA were not aware of the problem until after the appeal deadline has passed; and WHEREAS, TSA has delayed many of their events and activities due to the uncertainty of their finance; and WHEREAS, according to Malelaine Batac, the 2008-09 ASUC Finance Officer, most student groups with poorly written applications receive an appropriate allocation during the appeal process. After reviewing TSA‟s application, she recommends a senate bill to reallocate an amount that more appropriately matches the group‟s needs and allocation history; and WHEREAS, TSA‟s programming budget summary is as follows: First General Meeting Boba Social KTV Night Joint BBQ Joint Mixer Make Your Own Taiwanese Food Game Night Karaoke Contest Taiwanese Night Market $320 $230 $380 $400 $480 $300 $500 $2,000 $500 $5,110

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the ASUC allocate $1250 from the Senate Contingency Fund to the Taiwanese Student Association.

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SB 89

A Bill in Support of Theta Delta Chi’s House of Horrors Halloween Event

Authored by Senator Anish B. Gala Sponsored by Senator Anish B. Gala WHEREAS, the Associated Students of University of California strives to serve students‟ best interests by supporting student groups that promote or sponsor community; and WHEREAS, Theta Delta Chi, one of the oldest fraternities nationwide, was founded in 1847, and the UC Berkeley chapter was founded 1900. WHEREAS, Theta Delta Chi is hosting its philanthropy event, the House of Horrors, on October 29th and 30th of 2009 in cooperation with the Green Stampede and CalGreeks‟ annual event, “Trick or Greek;” and WHEREAS, the Green Stampede is an organization dedicated to the support of the Oakland Athletics as well as the students of Oakland through mentoring, community service, and passionate fan support; and WHEREAS, Theta Delta Chi will invite middle school and high school students from the Bay Area to assist in the planning and building of the House of Horrors at Theta Delta Chi chapter house; and WHEREAS, in addition to planning and building the House of Horrors, these students will get an opportunity to interact and learn from the fraternity brothers about the Berkeley campus as well as Berkeley„s Greek life; and WHEREAS, Theta Delta Chi„s House of Horrors is open to the public; and

WHEREAS, all proceeds will be donated to the Green Stampede and Theta Delta Chi„s national philanthropy, Autism Speaks; and WHEREAS, Theta Delta Chi„s House of Horrors budget is attached: Total, $1,854.50;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Senate recognizes Theta Delta Chi„s House of Horrors as an ASUC-sponsored event. THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Senate allocates $500 from the Greek Opportunity Fund to Theta Delta Chi„s House of Horrors event.

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Item Advertising Banner Flyers: handouts Flyers: posted signs Shirts Website, Blogs, Oakland Tribune

Note

Green Stampede Involvement

Price

Quantity

Final Price

$120.00 partial $1.30 provided provided $12.50

1 40 20

$120.00 $150.00 $52.00 $250.00 $200.00

Basic Infrastructure Plywood Sheets Cardboard 10x12 ft sheets Styrofoam blocks and Strips 300‟ Brown Construction Paper Roll Glow in the Dark Paint Twine Decorations Fake Spider webbing Fog Machines Fog Fluid Dry Ice Strobe Lights owned (2) owned (2) provided (2) $4.00 $30.00 $20.00 $5.00 $15.00 10 4 3 3 4 $40.00 $60.00 $60.00 $15.00 $60.00 partial partial partial partial partial partial $3.55 $5.00 $3.00 $12.50 $15.00 $30.00 10 25 30 4 3 1 $35.50 $125.00 $90.00 $50.00 $45.00 $30.00

Costumes Face Paint Masks Accessories Clothing Fake Blood Slide Construction Slide Frame(2x4‟s, ½ inch plywood) Slide Top owned $35.00 1 $0.00 $35.00 $10.00 $20.00 $8.00 $30.00 $8.00 5 5 5 4 4 $50.00 $100.00 $40.00 $120.00 $32.00

Miscellaneous Duct Tape Candy Halloween CD $3.75 $3.99 $10.00 4 15 2 $15.00 $60.00 $20.00

Total Approx GS Funding House Burden Requested Funding

$1,854.50 $805.50 $1049.00 $500.00

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SB 90

A Bill in Support of a Philippine Studies

Authored by Lean Deleon, Mary June Flores, Dana Cruz, Catherine Eusebio Sponsored by Senators Lean Deleon and Jonathan Gaurano WHEREAS, the Pilipino-American community is the second largest Asian-American group in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau in 2007, there are approximately 3.1 million Pilipinos, 80% of which are American citizens; and WHEREAS, in Northern California and the Central Valley, cities such as Sacramento, Stockton, Lathrop, and Delano are major Filipino-American concentrations. San Francisco alone is home to 40,072 Filipinos, by the estimate of the 2000 U.S. Census. Many Filipinos also live in the counties surrounding San Francisco, with 68,680 in Alameda County, 34,436 in Contra Costa County, 60,144 in San Mateo County, 77,815 in Santa Clara County, and 35,862 in Solano County. Daly City, in San Mateo County, has one of the largest Filipino communities in the San Francisco Bay Area with an estimated Filipino population of over 32,000; and WHEREAS, more than half of the population of Pilipino-Americans live in California, and; WHEREAS, the Pilipino-American community is the largest growing Asian-American group in California; and WHEREAS, the state of California has highlighted the historic influence and contributions of Pilipinos on American society by recognizing October 2009 as the first official Pilipino-American History Month; and WHEREAS, the University of California is a public institution founded and created to provide public education to the public population; and WHEREAS, the University of California fails to reflect its population in admissions or academia, and; WHEREAS, nearby universities, like the University of San Francisco and California State University East Bay, offer these programs, while UC Berkeley does not; WHEREAS, there is a necessity to expand and develop academic curriculum on UC campuses across the State, to hold the University accountable to the changing dynamics and needs of the public community; and WHEREAS, all of the campuses of the University of California should be at the forefront in providing a relevant education and curriculum that is reflective of the historic and current population and demographics of the California public; and WHEREAS, the University of California should provide a thorough background in one or more of the ethnic study programs including familiarity with other related fields and general fields of knowledge; and WHEREAS, the movement for Philippine/Pilipina-American Studies at UC Berkeley has endured for many decades since the 1968-1969 third world Liberation Front‟s fight for a Third World College and Ethnic Studies; and WHEREAS, in UC Berkeley, the first Pilipino-American tenured professor, Professor Catherine Ceniza-Choy, was hired in 2004 after years of student campaign from a student organization, COM-PASS, the Committee for

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Pilipino-American Studies, and other coalitions; and WHEREAS, as of fall 2008, there are 972 Pilipino /Pilipino-American students, which is 2.75% of the total student population of 35,409 at UC Berkeley; and WHEREAS, on September 24, 2009 the Pilipino community of UC Berkeley stood in solidarity with the thousands of faculty, staff, students to express our vehement discontent with the budgets cuts, the further privatization of our university, and the lack of relatable classes/ majors; and WHEREAS, there is only one Philippine/Pilipino-American related course offered during the Fall Semester and Spring Semester every academic year; and WHEREAS, there is only one introductory and one intermediate Tagalog language course during the Fall and Spring Semesters every academic year; and WHEREAS, the programs within the Ethnic Studies Department and South Southeast Asian Studies Department need to be transformed from an interdepartmental program to a full-fledged department, thereby increasing the power to create courses in Philippine/Pilipina studies; and WHEREAS, this would allow for the development of major and minor program for Philippine/Pilipina-American Studies; and WHEREAS, having a concentration recognizes that the Pilipino community faces particular and pertinent issues distinct from other communities, not limited to Pilipina womyn, pensionados, denied benefits of PilipinoAmerican World War II veterans, lack of representation in graduate school, misrepresentation in the media, art and activism, and the current debate on healthcare; and WHEREAS, organizing these classes within a concentration invites students to draw and link connections between courses they take in addition to providing others specific skills and knowledge about specific issues and how they relate to larger Asian-American communities; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the ASUC support the ongoing efforts of COMPASS to create an a Philippine/Pilipina-American Studies Program in UC Berkeley.

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SB 91

A Bill in Support of PakSA’s Ek Raath Hamaare Saath

Authored by: Senator Bhatt, Sana Naeem, Senator Adem Sponsored by: Senator Bhatt, Senator Nguyen, Senator Adem WHEREAS, Ek Raath Hamaare Saath (One Night with Us) is a benefit concert and fashion show that the Pakistani Students Association is putting on this year to benefit and raise awareness of South Asian culture, music, fashion and, WHEREAS, Raise awareness about conflict in the northwestern frontier province, NWFP and the political situation WHEREAS, the Pakistani Students Association is committed to supporting international relief because, WHEREAS, the current Pakistani institutional framework provides no relief to those who are struggling to escape from the atrocious conditions that they are facing; and, WHEREAS, proper international attention has not been provided to help ameliorate the situation; and, WHEREAS, this concert is a space in which PakSA can come together with the community at large and, WHEREAS, this concert is a venue by which the PakSA is educating, empowering, and taking a stance against these oppressive actions; and, WHEREAS, Ek Raath Hamaare Sathe is taking place on October 31st from 6pm-9pm in Pauley Ballroom; the program consists of a variety of segments; and, WHEREAS, FNKasia is an international south Asian line that will be showcased in the fashion show by professional and student models WHEREAS, Nasaal is a local Pakistani Band that supports this relief effort that specializes in contemporary Pakistani music; and, WHEREAS, BARE magazine is supporting this relief effort by hosting a photo shoot to bring awareness to the rich and elegant style that is prominent in Pakistan; and, WHEREAS, Professor Farukhi and expert in south Asian affairs will also be giving a lecture following the show, in an effort to create dialogue about the imminent crisis facing the NWFP

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WHEREAS, the line by line budget for this event is as follows: A B C D E 1 Fashion Show Budget 2 Items Cost($) Waived Final Paid 3 Venue Pauley 1525 625 900 4 Runway 2500 2500 5 Renting Racks for clothes 65 6 hangers 20 7 Pins/Bobby pins/Safety Pins 15 8 9 Food Cups 50 10 forks 30 11 plates 80 12 toothpicks 10 13 Napkins 30 14 hors d'oeuvres 1200 15 Perculator 200 16 Snacks for models 105 17 Schaffing Dishes renting 30 18 Serving Utensils 25 19 Cake/Cookies/Costco Items 92 20 21 Tech wireless microphones 225 22 Regular Microphones 150 23 Speaker Rental 175 24 Lights 250 25 Spotlight 50 26 HD Projector 150 27 Instrumental Fees 1895 28 Walkie Talkies 50 29 30 Publicity Programs 200 31 Flyers 166.31 32 Name Tags 60 33 34 35 Decorations Stage Decoration 50 36 Side of runway 75 37 Table Covers rent linens 35 38 Flowers 200 39 40 Accomodations Hotel 480 41 Gas 220 42 43 Prospected Costs Total 10508.31 44 45 ticket sales to 200 people 4000 46 47 Funds still needed 6508.31 48 Funds to charity 2000 49 Total Funds Needed 8508.31 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Ek Raath Hamaare Sathe benefit concert is an ASUC sponsored event THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the ASUC allocate 1,500 dollars from the Senate Contingency fund to help alleviate the costs.

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SB 92

A Bill In Support Tikvah: Students for Israel

Authored by Senator Noah Stern Sponsored by Senators Noah Stern, Sandra Cohen, Parth Bhatt WHEREAS, the ASUC exists to serve the need of students, and one way to fulfill this duty is by providing sponsorship for student organizations; and WHEREAS, Tikvah‟s mission is to advocate for Zionism: the national movement of the Jewish people, whose homeland is Israel; and, WHEREAS, Tikvah‟s membership spans the political spectrum, but are all committed to both proactive and responsive advocacy of Zionism; and, WHEREAS, Tikvah seeks to bring experienced, knowledgeable speakers to Cal in order to further educate the student body on important issues concerning Israel and the Middle East. THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the ASUC recognize Tikvah: Students for Israel as a 7th year ASUC Student Activity Group (SAG).

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SB 93

A Bill In Support of Bear Minimum

Authored by Senator Christopher Franco & Bear Minimum President Colin McConnell Sponsored by Senator Christopher Franco WHEREAS, Bear Minimum‟s purpose is to give students an opportunity to give back to the Berkeley Community; and, WHEREAS, The name Bear Minimum comes dually from the fact they believe students should give at least the “bear minimum” they owe the Berkeley community in terms of time, and because the way they do this is by selling the rocking “Bear Minimum Bear Hat”; and, WHEREAS, 100% of the Bear Hat sale profits go back to the Berkeley community; and, some of the organizations they have teamed up with in the past are Adopt-A-Family and The Berkeley Housing Project, see our club information page for a more about us. WHEREAS, Some of the organizations that Bear Minimum has teamed up with in the past are AdoptA-Family and The Berkeley Housing Project; and, WHEREAS, By Bear Minimum renewing their ASUC sponsorship as an SISG, this will allow access to ASUC resources to Bear Minimum; and, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the ASUC officially recognize Bear Minimum as a third year SISG student group for the year 2009-2010.

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