North Korea’s actions this week have been reprehensible. After breaking an armistice, and using Dennis Rodman as a way to make a joke of diplomacy, City on A Hill Press feels it is time for North Korea to change for the better of it’s citizens.
Coursera has partnered with UCSC making classes available for free online but this may change the future of education
A recent survey of UCSC student views could create some misconceptions about the student body, we analyze why.
Governor Brown’s Proposition 30 is a ransom note for a kidnapped education budget. Taxpayers will have to choose the lesser of two evils this November and vote on Proposition 30, which will raise the income tax on constituents earning over $250,000, as well as the state sales tax by a fourth of a cent.
It is questionable when the University of California Board of Regents asks students for help after cutting students so often. Regents should look for more creative alternative solutions to the UC’s budget concerns.
ESPN’s Jeremy Lin gaffe was regrettable, but ESPN doesn’t exist in a cultural vacuum. Society made their insensitivity possible.
Last month, Gov. Jerry Brown announced his proposal to raise the GPA requirements for Cal Grant recipients in his annual State of the State address. This limits accessibility for lower-income students to higher education in a similar way to Bush’s No Child Left Behind policy, notorious for its failure to motivate students to get higher test scores.
As acceptance letters appear in prospective students’ inboxes and mailboxes across the country, well-meaning parents and counselors stand by with college ranking guides to help these young adults find the “right school.” But the usefulness and accuracy of these lists is being called into question, and rightfully so.
On Tuesday, the California federal appeals court found Proposition 8 unconstitutional. While many celebrated this as a milestone in the effort to sanction gay marriage in the state, the fight for equality is far from over.
Twitter announced last week its plan to censor tweets on a country-by-country basis, effectively cutting off certain countries from important information. City on a Hill Press argues for an American-based company, freedom of speech and information should always apply.