Tuesday, September 25

A statewide campaign is working to get an intiative on the November ballot that if passed would make the University of California and other California public universities free to residents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Proposed ballot eradicates tuition for Californians in public colleges

A proposed statewide ballot initiative would make public college tuition-free for California residents. The 2018 California College for All Act is collecting signatures to get a proposition on the November ballot that would tax individuals with more than $3.5 million of inherited property to raise about $4 billion to pay tuition for in-state students. Read more...

Photo: A statewide campaign is working to get an intiative on the November ballot that if passed would make the University of California and other California public universities free to residents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A statewide campaign is working to get an intiative on the November ballot that if passed would make the University of California and other California public universities free to residents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA researchers predict Southern California salt marshes will disappear within the century. (Photo courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA study reveals Southern California salt marshes in state of decline

UCLA researchers found that rising sea levels could lead to the complete loss of salt marshes in Southern California by 2100. The study, published by researchers in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability on Feb. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers predict Southern California salt marshes will disappear within the century. (Photo courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA researchers predict Southern California salt marshes will disappear within the century. (Photo courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Several student leaders have called on the University of California Student Association to provide more funding for black student groups and support to addressing discrimination against black students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Black student leaders demand support from UCSA following conference

Black student leaders said they think their concerns were ignored at a recent University of California Student Association conference and are calling on the association to better support black students across the UC. Read more...

Photo: Several student leaders have called on the University of California Student Association to provide more funding for black student groups and support to addressing discrimination against black students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Several student leaders have called on the University of California Student Association to provide more funding for black student groups and support to addressing discrimination against black students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

An independent consulting group recommended overhauling University of California Office of the President’s structure, by taking steps such as moving management of the UC medical systems to a statewide network, relocating programs to other campuses, eliminating post doctoral fellowships and cutting funds for some departments. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCOP to consider budget cuts, restructuring in wake of new review

The University of California Office of the President may cut expenses by up to 50 percent following a report published by a consulting group. The Huron Consulting Group Inc. Read more...

Photo: An independent consulting group recommended overhauling University of California Office of the President’s structure, by taking steps such as moving management of the UC medical systems to a statewide network, relocating programs to other campuses, eliminating post doctoral fellowships and cutting funds for some departments. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

An independent consulting group recommended overhauling University of California Office of the President’s structure, by taking steps such as moving management of the UC medical systems to a statewide network, relocating programs to other campuses, eliminating post doctoral fellowships and cutting funds for some departments. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The University of California Board of Regents delayed voting on increasing tuition, following opposition to tuition hikes from student groups.
 (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UC Board of Regents postpones vote on tuition increase to May

The University of California Board of Regents deferred voting on a tuition increase until its May meeting. The Board of Regents was originally scheduled to vote on a 2.5 percent tuition hike at its Wednesday meeting, but UC President Janet Napolitano said she thinks the University should advocate for increased funding from the state legislature. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Board of Regents delayed voting on increasing tuition, following opposition to tuition hikes from student groups. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Board of Regents delayed voting on increasing tuition, following opposition to tuition hikes from student groups.
 (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Noah Mamet, a former US ambassador to Argentina, under the Obama administration who graduated from UCLA in 1992, said he focused on getting American businesses to invest in the country during his term. (Courtesy of Kevin Krieger)

Former U.S. ambassador, alum discusses relations with Argentina

A former American ambassador to Argentina said the new Argentinian government has strengthened bilateral relations with the United States during an event Tuesday. Noah Mamet, a U.S. Read more...

Photo: Noah Mamet, a former US ambassador to Argentina, under the Obama administration who graduated from UCLA in 1992, said he focused on getting American businesses to invest in the country during his term. (Courtesy of Kevin Krieger)

Noah Mamet, a former US ambassador to Argentina, under the Obama administration who graduated from UCLA in 1992, said he focused on getting American businesses to invest in the country during his term. (Courtesy of Kevin Krieger)

Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal for 2018-2019 increased funding for the UC's core education fund by 3 percent. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC claims Gov. Brown’s proposed funding increase is less than anticipated

Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a 3 percent increase in funding for the University of California’s core educational budget in his 2018-2019 budget proposal released Wednesday. However, the UC released a statement on the same day saying that the increase in funding is still less than what was anticipated under a previous agreement between the University and the governor, and that it does not include funding for UC enrollment growth. Read more...

Photo: Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal for 2018-2019 increased funding for the UC's core education fund by 3 percent. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal for 2018-2019 increased funding for the UC's core education fund by 3 percent. (Daily Bruin file photo)