UC Regents recently approve Nicholas B. Dirks as the new chancellor for UC Berkeley and Jane Close Conoley as the new chancellor for UC Riverside.
“I intend to do everything in my power as president of this university to protect the rights of our students, faculty and staff to engage in non-violent protest,” said UC President Mark Yudof in a statement released on Sunday, Nov. 20.
The recession and financial crisis that began in 2007-2008 has forced many students to take on debt. After the effects of the recession have set-in, many students are left facing a diminishing job market with immense amounts of debt.
Student journalist Josh Wolf’s “punishment,” issued by a UC Berkeley disciplinary panel for his presence at the Wheeler Hall occupation in 2009, clearly delineates the university’s position that student journalists are merely students and not journalists. This position of the university hampers student journalists’ ability to report the news accurately and fully.
The UC system plans to test whether undergraduates educational opportunities comparable to classroom instruction. The system plans on accomplishing this with the UC Online Instruction Pilot Project.
In wake of recent budget cuts, UC spending on bottled water raises concerns about the university’s priorities.
Approximately 600 students, educators and workers hailing from UCs, CSUs, community colleges and K-12 schools from across the state came together in a day-long “mass democratic action” at UC Berkeley’s Pauley Ballroom on Oct. 24.
The 40th anniversary celebration of People’s Park in Berkeley, Calif. reeked of history and body odor as hundreds of wayfarers, wanderers and wonderers came together on April 26 to share stories and honor the park by remembering those who fought to protect it. A love child of rebellion, the park was founded on the [...]