Thursday, May 25, 2017

Students Hold Vigil to Mourn Recent Passings

The A.S. Women’s Commission held a candlelight vigil at UCSD to commemorate the victims of the Santa Barbara shootings, along with the passing of Revelle College student Ricky Ambriz and bioengineering professor Anouchka Mihaylova. An...

UC Washington Center Students Stage Protest Against President Napolitano

University of California head Janet Napolitano reportedly declined to meet with students before or after a recent presentation in Washington, D.C. University of California Washington Center students participated in a protest demanding UC President Janet...

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...

Rep. Peters Proposes Loan Repayment Program

Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) re-introduced the Student Loan Repayment Assistance Act to Congress on March 26. If passed, the law will provide a tax credit for employers who match their employees’ student-loan payments. Peters told...

Regents Table Tuition Increase For March Meeting

The future of tuition increases remains uncertain after a University of California Regent proposed a repeal of the controversial annual 5-percent hikes. Former Assembly Speaker John Perez, who was appointed to the UC Board of...

UC System Increases Admission Offers to California Residents

The UC Office of the President announced last Monday that the nine undergraduate UC campuses accepted 8,488 more California residents than the previous academic year — an approximate 15-percent increase. According to an April 4...

UC Doctors Strike for Increased Transparency

Unionized doctors from all 10 University of California campuses went on a four-day strike last week, demanding the university to bargain with the Union of American Physicians and Dentists according to standard and legal...

Doctors Protest in One-Day Strike Across UC Campuses

Doctors from the University of California Medical Centers held a strike against the UC system on Jan. 27, demanding that its administrators bargain with the Union of American Physicians and Dentists according to standard...

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 Board of Regents Considers Redefining Anti-Semitism

The UC Board of Regents held an open forum at UCLA to discuss proposed changes to the University of California’s Statements of Principles Against Intolerance and to address anti-Semitic behavior on UC campuses on...

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