Thursday, May 25, 2017

UC Davis Pays Over $175,000 to Hide Pepper Spray Incident from Internet

UC Davis administration spent at least $175,000 in an attempt to cover up the 2011 incident in which university police pepper sprayed students participating in the Occupy Movement. Campus officials hired consultants to optimize...

Women Lead in UC and CSU Graduation Rates

A recent report announced a reversal in trends as women outperform men in enrollment and graduation Women are now outperforming their male counterparts in preparedness for college and in rates of enrollment and graduation, according...

UCSD Health System Gets an A Rating on Hospital Safety Score

UCSD Health System announced on Nov. 10 that both the Hillcrest and La Jolla hospitals were two of the 790 hospitals to score an A on the Hospital Safety Score rating out of the...

UCSA Petitions for Open Forum About Tuition Hike

The UC Student Association initiated a petition demanding that UC President Napolitano and Gov. Jerry Brown publicize their private meetings regarding the university and its budget. “We call on you to come out of the...

UC President Plans to Add 14,000 Beds by 2020

UC President Janet Napolitano announced a new plan to add 14,000 beds to UC campuses by 2020 at the UC Board of Regents meeting on Jan. 20. The President’s Student Housing Initiative, is part...

California Invests Millions in UC Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The California State Assembly passed a bill on Sept. 30 to invest $22 million between all ten UC campuses equally to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation. Assembly Bill 2664, authored by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand...

AFSCME 3299 Votes to Authorize New Strike

Over 96 percent of the union's members support striking for the third time in the last twelve months Members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299 union and UC Patient Care...

UCSD Ranked Sixth For Income Potential

PayScale.com ranked UCSD as the sixth best four-year university in California and the 11th best public, four-year university in the U.S. based on salary potential for alumni who only received a bachelor’s degree. The...

UC Regents Appeal San Diego Superior Court Ruling

The UC Board of Regents appealed San Diego Superior Court Judge Joel Pressman’s ruling earlier this month after the judge ruled that UCSD mishandled a sexual assault case this past summer.  The case involved two...

A.S. Council Approves Resolution to Urge Divestment from Turkey

A.S. Council unanimously voted to pass a resolution to urge the UC Office of the President to divest $74 million from the Republic of Turkey last Wednesday. Proposed by the Armenian Student Association, the resolution...

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Faculty Response to Crossroads Shooting

Dear Students and Members of the Community, As UC San Diego faculty, we write in response to the mass shooting that took place on April...