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Stay of Campaign Finance Rules

Posted on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Associated Students: Following the events of the 2021 Vice President Primary Election, I am issuing a stay of the campaign finance laws for the 2021 General Elections in order to allow the ASUN Senate to reevaluate the current stipulations present in the Statutes of the Associated Students and the Candidate’s Packet. Upon reading comments from…

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Statement Regarding ASUN Primary Election 2021

Posted on Saturday, March 6, 2021

March 6, 2021 Associated Students of the University of Nevada: After further consideration, we are rescinding the declaration of disqualification of candidates Keegan Murphy and Aaron Piña based on the difficulty of applying the complexity of the campaign finance rules and regulations. Candidates Murphy and Piña will move on to the ASUN General Election on…

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ASUN Primary Election 2021 for Vice President

Posted on Thursday, March 4, 2021

The winner of the 2021 Primary Election for Vice President is Kate Torres with 256 Votes. Vice Presidential Candidates Murphy and Piña are disqualified for failure to comply with: 1. SAS a. Title 702, Section 13, Subsection E, 8) “Failing to turn in campaign finance receipts, as required by Section 20” b. Title 702, Section…

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The University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Business is hosting its third International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium (IWES) on Monday, March 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 200 scholarships are available for University of Nevada, Reno students to attend the event for free. Standard tickets are available to the public. IWES provides learning and networking…

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ASUN Elections Spring 2021

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The ASUN Spring 2021 Election cycle is underway. Soon students will be voting to select a new group of student leaders to represent them. ASUN needs your voice, talents and passions. To build upon successes and address new challenges. Consider running for office when the candidate filing period opens January 25th. As an ASUN officer,…

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From 16 to 365

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2020

National Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10, which just so happens to be the final day of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. This day is designed to honor the Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ (UDHR) statement proclaiming inalienable rights entitled to every human being. With ongoing civil unrest occurring…

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Recognizing and Preventing Human Trafficking

Posted on Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Human trafficking, by definition, “involves the use of force, fraud or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act.” Polaris, an organization responding to sex and labor trafficking, worked on 11,500 cases reported to the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline in 2019 but this number is only a fraction of the problem…

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Dismantling Gender Stereotypes

Posted on Friday, December 4, 2020

Enabling gender stereotypes in society is a large contributor to dating violence. Gender roles can be instilled as early as adolescence, which is an important developmental period. These behaviors may include following the assumption that men should have the final say in decision making and women are to remain passive. Encoding these behaviors then pressures…

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Nevada ASUN Recognizes World AIDS Day

Posted on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The Associated Students of the University of Nevada, Reno (ASUN) celebrates Dec. 1 as World AIDS Day in an effort to heighten awareness regarding the HIV epidemic. Communities on this day remind their governments and communities of the impacts of HIV and preventative measures available. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day became the first international…

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Recognizing and Preventing Dating Violence

Posted on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Break the Cycle conducted a poll on college dating violence and abuse which revealed “43% of dating college women report experiencing some violent and abusive dating behaviors.” Most of these women, according to loveisrespect, are not equipped to deal with dating abuse as it is difficult to identify. Although love is exciting and vulnerable, it…

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