Dear Students: As the workers who care for you and your campus, what we do is essential to UC’s ability to provide you with a world-class education. Our work isn’t glamorous, but we do it to support you – our future – and we take real pride in that. Today, we are engaged in a [...]
Every California student has felt the economic squeeze of increased tuition prices which may continue to rise. With the new bill AB 970, that squeeze may continue, but now students can see it coming.
UCSC admits record number of out of state students for Fall 2012, following a general trend set by other UCs.
UC system enrolls hundreds of students annually who do not meet basic academic requirements for university admission.
A disturbing trend in UC system-wide policies would have student protests regulated to an incredible degree. In some cases, students demeaned as being “children” in need of parenting on the part of the UC.
The UC Office of the President’s recent announcement that the sale and use of tobacco products on all 10 UC campuses will be banned in the next two years prompted us to question the plan’s wisdom.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) ratified a new labor contract after negotiations with the UC earlier this week. AFSCME is the largest labor representative at UCSC, and is made up of patient care providers, dining hall employees and maintenance staff. The new contract secures pay increases and retirement benefits for employees.
Consistent with earlier ideology, Gov. Brown unveiled his latest budget proposal Monday morning. A mix of cuts and tax extensions comprise its essence, and more draconian measures (an all-cuts budget) have thus far not made themselves known in Brown’s proposal.
Federally unrecognized tribes throughout the country attempt to keep their cultures alive and their communities thriving without the government assistance guaranteed to federally recognized tribes.
The UC system, and UC Santa Cruz in particular, is in possession of Native American artifacts and burial remains. The UC is participating in a practice that —according to some tribes’ beliefs — robs a people of their own remains and puts their souls in jeopardy, making it an egregious offense.