Saturday, July 22, 2017

UC Regents Approve Tuition Hike, Students Protest

  Approximately 20 students gathered to protest the University of California Board of Regents vote to raise tuition, which occurred earlier today. UCSD Students Against Tuition Hikes also organized the protest to demand free UC...

Napolitano Hospitalized During Cancer Treatment

UC President Janet Napolitano is undergoing treatment for an undisclosed type of cancer diagnosed in August 2016, the UC Office of the President announced on Jan. 17. The statement was released following Napolitano’s hospitalization...

UC San Diego Receives Record Number of Freshman Applications for Fall 2017

UC San Diego has broken its record for freshman applicants, receiving 88,451 applications for the Fall 2017 quarter. The figure pushes past UC Berkeley’s total number of freshman applicants for the second year in a...

UC Officials Announce Tuition Hike

The University of California introduced a proposal on Jan. 4 to increase tuition by 2.5 percent for the 2017–2018 academic year. Pending the approval of the Board of Regents, the tuition hike will be...

Napolitano Releases Plan to Assist Undocumented Students

Following the results of the general election, UC President Janet Napolitano announced on Nov. 15 her plan to establish a “Working Group in Support of Undocumented Students at the University of California.” According to an email...

Students Could Face Tuition Hike Next Academic Year

University of California and California State University students may face a tuition increase next year if the UC Board of Regents and the Board of Trustees approve UC and CSU officials’ request in January....

Trump Win Sparks Widespread Protest

As the reality set in on Tuesday night that Donald J. Trump would be named president-elect of the United States, thousands of students at UCSD and around the country mobilized to express their discontent...

UC System Extends Application Period for Transfer Students

The University of California has extended the Fall 2017 transfer student application deadline from November to Jan. 3 to give applicants more preparation time. The change was announced on Oct. 31 and will be...

UC Regent Apologizes for Harassing Podcast Host

UC Regent Norman J. Pattiz apologized last Tuesday for sexually harassing podcaster Heather McDonald after asking to hold her breasts. McDonald, who is also a comedian and former “Chelsea Lately” writer, released the May...

U.S. Legislators Send Napolitano Letters Against Outsourcing UCSF Tech Jobs

Several members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent letters to UC President Janet Napolitano this past week, requesting that she reverse her decision to lay off 17 percent of UCSF’s IT workers and...