Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Students March for Free Education and Fair Pay

UCSD students and alumni rallied against student debt, tuition fees and wage discrimination in the nationwide Million Student March protest on campus this afternoon. Over 110 colleges across the country participated in the event,...

University Creates Loans for Undocumented Students

Over 3,000 undocumented students in the UC system will have access to $5 million of financial aid through the DREAM Loan Program for the 2015–16 academic year, according to a Jan. 28 press release...

UC Berkeley Fraternities Suspend Social Activities Following Sexual Assault Reports

The Interfraternity Council at UC Berkeley suspended social activities on Tuesday, Oct. 18 after receiving reports that two students were sexually assaulted at fraternity parties over the weekend. The council announced the suspension in a...

Winter Break Cut to Two Weeks

In response to complaints of conflicts with Jewish holidays, the UC system approved calendar changes, resulting in a later starting date and a shorter winter vacation for Fall Quarter 2014 University of California Registrars have...

Regents’ Committee Approves Tuition Hike Plan

The University of California Regents’ Long Range Planning Committee approved the UC Office of the President’s proposed tuition hike plan at their Wednesday meeting. The full Board of Regents will vote Thursday to reject...

UCSD Students Attend Lobbying Event in Washington, D.C.

Capitol Hill Days 2015 brought together 200 activists, consisting of both students and non-students, to learn about and lobby for international family planning from April 10 to April 14. Six students from UCSD attended...

University Spent $1 Billion on Hedge Fund Fees Over Last 12 Years

The University of California’s largest labor union American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 released a study in which it found that the university paid over $1 billion in fees to...

Georgia Tech Dean Appointed Chancellor of UC Davis

The UC Board of Regents unanimously appointed Gary May as the new chancellor of UC Davis on Feb. 23 at a meeting held at UCLA. May will begin his new role in August, replacing...

Violence Against Women Act Sparks UC-Wide Changes

The UC system will update its sexual harassment policies to improve campus safety.    The University of California system has updated its Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence policy in response to the Violence Against Women Reauthorization...

SARC Unveils New Name in Systemwide Initiative

UCSD’s Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Resource Center has changed its name to Center for Advocacy, Resources and Education as part of the UC Office of the President’s initiative to standardize sexual violence advocacy...