Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Math Is For Real, For All

Telling people I’m a math major usually ends in the same response — “Wow, you must be so smart! I could never do math.” Nevermind that I got a C+ in high school pre-calculus...

UC Appointment of Title IX Coordinator Won’t Address Campus-Level Issues for Sexual Assault Services

On January 12, 2017, former UCLA Title IX coordinator Kathleen Salvaty was named as the UC’s first system-wide Title IX coordinator. The creation of her new position follows an overhaul of the current UC...

Letter to the Editor: Envisioning Abolition, Educating Against Incarceration

In the film “Visions of Abolition: From Critical Resistance to a New Way of Life,” longtime activist and distinguished professor emerita at the University of California Santa Cruz Angela Davis offered her own vision...

Putin the Vulnerable

In U.S. media, the Russian leader Vladimir Putin is widely depicted as an indestructible nemesis, as strong as he is evil. However, this infernal portrayal of the Russian president as invincible is far from...

Letter to the Editor (4/16/17)

To whom it may concern, I was at the official debate on Friday last week and what stood out to me is how strongly Lesly Figueroa emphasized that she and her slate were not career...

Recent College Affordability Plans Fail to Compensate for Staggering Non-Tuition Costs

Faced with rising costs of higher education, New York has recently passed a bill establishing a fund to cover tuition costs at its state’s institutions. This $163 million effort, proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo,...

Quick Takes: Automation of Labor

With Technological Advancement Comes Easier Methods to Exploit Despite all the promises of technological innovation, the proliferation of automated machines will harm financial prospects for working people in the following decades. According to Digital Trends,...

Op-Ed: Community Choice Energy Key Player In Local Climate Change Policy

Deep in the flood of disturbing reports, policy changes and sardonic commentary flowing from Washington D.C., the Trump administration has been recklessly undoing the environmental policy work of the Obama administration.   Trump’s commitment to...

There Goes a Gayborhood

Hillcrest, otherwise known as San Diego’s “gayborhood” much like Los Angeles’ West Hollywood, has served as a local bastion for gay community and activism for decades. Unique for the peaceful juxtaposition of its frenetic...

Letter to the Editor: Nancy Friedlander on the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

UC San Diego has had a strongly beneficial effect on La Jolla’s inclusiveness and diversity. For example, when UCSD’s location was chosen, La Jolla had realty practices banning Jews, African-Americans, foreign nationals, and other...

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UC Regents Held $17,600 Party the Night Before Raising Tuition, Have...

The night before the UC Board of Regents voted on Jan. 26 to raise tuition by $282 for the 2017–18 academic year, the university...