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April 18, 2013 | By a Times staff writer
Elected student leaders at UC Berkeley passed a resolution early Thursday that urged the UC system to divest from companies said to profit from anti-Palestinian Israeli policies. The controversial resolution was passed in the student government's Senate after being debated Wednesday night and into the morning. The vote was 11 in favor and 9 opposed, according to the Daily Californian student newspaper. The resolution calls for the UC system to end investments in such companies as Caterpillar and General Electric that provide technology, weapons or other products that the Israeli military uses in the Palestinian territories.
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September 21, 1995 | ERIC SHEPARD
Nin Burns, a senior at Covina High, might be only 5 feet 9 and 175 pounds, but he's receiving plenty of attention from college recruiters. A starting flanker and defensive back for the 2-0 Colts, Burns scored touchdowns on a 43-yard pass reception, 65-yard punt return and 98-yard kickoff return in a 34-8 victory over Covina Charter Oak last Friday. He also had nine tackles, a sack and an interception.
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February 2, 1996 | JULIE FATE SULLIVAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Despite a second protest by about 45 military veterans and others, student leaders at Saddleback College on Thursday held firm to their policy of holding meetings without the Pledge of Allegiance. "I don't think we are being disrespectful for not saying the pledge," said Michelle Dawson, a member of the Associated Student Government. "In fact, I think we are trying to respect the feelings of everyone in our country."
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May 16, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Bremerton High School student congress on a 49-47 vote has approved a measure that would bar openly gay teen-agers from serving in student government, but the principal says it is unlikely the new rule will ever take effect. The 1,350-member student body in Washington will vote on the issue Monday, requiring a two-thirds majority for approval. Even then, its chances of passing a review by the school administration are slim, said Principal Marilee Hansen.
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January 26, 1996 | JULIE FATE SULLIVAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
About 30 veterans and students defiantly recited the Pledge of Allegiance at Saddleback College on Thursday in a low-key protest against a student body leader whose refusal to salute the flag has sparked controversy. "We're not pushing to force anybody to give the Pledge of Allegiance," said 71-year-old George Key, a San Clemente resident and veteran of both World War II and the Korean War.
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May 17, 1985 | Robert Hanley
The editor of a UC Irvine student newspaper, which was confiscated earlier this week by student government officials because it published student election endorsements, said Thursday he will take his fight to court, provided he can get an attorney. Approximately 3,000 copies of La Voz Mestiza, published by Chicano students at UCI, were seized by Associated Students president Julie Justus for about 21 hours Tuesday after it was learned the paper had endorsed a particular slate of candidates.
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March 9, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
About 150 students emerged from a University of Massachusetts building they occupied for six days demanding greater minority enrollment and more campus funding. "United we fought, together we did this," Maurice Caston-Powe, president of the Student Government Assn., told 300 students outside the Goodell Building in Amherst.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 2013 | By Stephen Ceasar
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details Elected student leaders at UC Santa Barbara voted down a resolution early Thursday that would have urged the UC system to divest from companies said to profit from anti-Palestinian Israeli policies. The controversial resolution failed after being debated through Wednesday night and into the morning.  The vote was 11 opposed and 10 in favor, with one abstention. The proposed resolution would have called for the UC system to end investments in such companies as Raytheon and General Electric that provide technology, weapons or other products that the Israeli military uses in the Palestinian territories.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 15, 1998 | PAMELA J. JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
By most accounts, high school students get involved with campus government for purely altruistic reasons. Some might initially take a student government class thinking it will be an easy A. Or they might vie for school president just for kicks. But when they discover student government is hard work, they display uncanny amounts of determination, teachers say. They don't quibble about staying after class to paint posters advertising school dances or blood drives.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1988
A feisty student-run newspaper shut down three weeks ago by the student government at Cal State Long Beach after publishing a satirical section containing erotic drawings has been revived by order of a student judiciary committee. "Right now, I'm ecstatically happy that we're open for business again," said Gary Stark, editor of the Union newspaper founded 10 years ago by student government as an alternative to the newspaper run by the university's journalism department.
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