Friday, August 17

Cameron Keller, a first-year political science student; Matt Dunham, a second-year political science student; and Erica Griggs, a first-year English student, called Montana residents and urged them to vote Rob Quist for Congress. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Progressive student groups campaign for out-of-state candidates

Campus political groups are supporting their preferred congressional candidates across the country to try to maximize their impact on the political environment. Progressive groups, such as Bruins Elect and Young Progressives Demanding Action at UCLA, held a phone banking event Tuesday evening for Rob Quist, the Democratic candidate in Montana’s at-large congressional district special election to replace Ryan Zinke, who resigned to become Secretary of the Interior. Read more...

Photo: Cameron Keller, a first-year political science student; Matt Dunham, a second-year political science student; and Erica Griggs, a first-year English student, called Montana residents and urged them to vote Rob Quist for Congress. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Cameron Keller, a first-year political science student; Matt Dunham, a second-year political science student; and Erica Griggs, a first-year English student, called Montana residents and urged them to vote Rob Quist for Congress. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

The University of California was recognized as a leader in renewable energy generation by the Environmental Protection Agency last month. (Creative Commons photo by Tony Webster via Flickr)

UC ranks as one of leading colleges in EPA’s Green Power Partnership

The United States Environmental Protection Agency recognized the University of California as a leader in renewable energy, UC officials announced Thursday. The EPA assessed the UC and other organizations through its Green Power Partnership, a program that encourages organizations to use green power to reduce the environmental effects of electricity use. Read more...

Photo: The University of California was recognized as a leader in renewable energy generation by the Environmental Protection Agency last month. (Creative Commons photo by Tony Webster via Flickr)

The University of California was recognized as a leader in renewable energy generation by the Environmental Protection Agency last month. (Creative Commons photo by Tony Webster via Flickr)

The University of California Board of Regents approved a cap on nonresident student enrollment at its bimonthly board meeting Thursday at UC San Francisco. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

UC Regents recap – May 18

The governing board of the University of California met for the last day of its bimonthly board meeting at UC San Francisco on Thursday. The Board of Regents heard details about the state’s audit of the UC Office of the President, discussed UCOP’s budget and approved a cap on nonresident student enrollment. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Board of Regents approved a cap on nonresident student enrollment at its bimonthly board meeting Thursday at UC San Francisco. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Board of Regents approved a cap on nonresident student enrollment at its bimonthly board meeting Thursday at UC San Francisco. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

The governing board of the University of California will meet Tuesday through Thursday at UC San Francisco. The Board of Regents will vote on a nonresident student enrollment cap, discuss student housing and hear updates on the state budget, among other topics.(Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

UC Regents preview – May 16-18

The University of California Board of Regents, the governing board of the UC, will meet Tuesday through Thursday at UC San Francisco for its bimonthly meeting. Read more...

Photo: The governing board of the University of California will meet Tuesday through Thursday at UC San Francisco. The Board of Regents will vote on a nonresident student enrollment cap, discuss student housing and hear updates on the state budget, among other topics.(Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

The governing board of the University of California will meet Tuesday through Thursday at UC San Francisco. The Board of Regents will vote on a nonresident student enrollment cap, discuss student housing and hear updates on the state budget, among other topics.(Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

Gov. Jerry Brown proposed reserving $50 million from the University of California until the Office of the President fully implements recommendations by the state auditor. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Brown proposes holding funds for UC until audit suggestions are met

Gov. Jerry Brown proposed reserving $50 million for the University of California as part of the revised May budget he announced Thursday. Brown said he would hold the funds until the UC Office of the President implements recommendations that state auditor Elaine Howle made following her report. Read more...

Photo: Gov. Jerry Brown proposed reserving $50 million from the University of California until the Office of the President fully implements recommendations by the state auditor. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown proposed reserving $50 million from the University of California until the Office of the President fully implements recommendations by the state auditor. (Daily Bruin file photo)


University of California President Janet Napolitano justified high salaries for UC Office of the President employees, citing UC's more complex organization. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

Janet Napolitano discusses office’s response to audit, tuition hike

University of California President Janet Napolitano said a tuition increase approved earlier this year would go through, despite calls from politicians to eliminate it in light of a state audit that claimed the UC Office of the President failed to disclose millions of dollars in reserve funds. Read more...

Photo: University of California President Janet Napolitano justified high salaries for UC Office of the President employees, citing UC's more complex organization. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

University of California President Janet Napolitano justified high salaries for UC Office of the President employees, citing UC's more complex organization. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)


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