Staff members of UC Riverside’s The Highlander have proposed a plan to fix the UC budget. Released on Jan. 10, the plan proposes a system of wage garnishings instead of one based on student fees or tuition.
December and early January remained turbulent times for the UC system in terms of budgeting, but there may be light on the horizon.
For students, UC libraries have been a helpful resource, both for collaboration, research and inspiration. But with the increasing lack of finical support, library administration reaches out to alternative resources.
Last year, the American studies faculty announced their decision to dissolve their own department and suspend the major. What really happened to lead up to this, and could anything have been done?
UCSC students must pay close attention to the actions of the Student Union Assembly to ensure their money is spent effectively and responsibly.
Graduate student Erik Green would like to be able to gain teaching experience and funding through on-campus TAships. However, after the elimination of over 100 teaching assistant positions on campus, finding just one TAship has become a difficult task.
In a tough financial climate, the administrative body has made a budgetary decision that considers students’ demands — cutting from the top. This cut, while painful (especially considering that executive vice chancellor of student affairs Felicia McGinty was one of the few administrators of color), shows that the administration is willing to look internally to front some of the burden.
UCSC’s $34 million in budget cuts will affect a staff and faculty already stretched thin financially . The administration will try and protect Students’ courses needed for graduation.
Thirty years ago this Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported for the first time the case of five gay men in Los Angeles who contracted what was then interpreted as a rare form of pneumonia. Little did anyone know that this “pneumonia” would turn into a global pandemic that would kill nearly [...]
The final decision on the suspension of American studies has been postponed until February 2012. While students rejoice, faculty warns that the quality of the program has not improved.