If the University of Hawaii has its way, fossil fuels could go the way of the dinosaurs.
Last week, the University of Hawaii System voted to divest from coal, oil and gas companies.
Less than 9 percent of eligible voters aged 18 to 24 turned out to vote in the 2014 midterm election this past November in California, a historic low, according to a January UC Davis report.
The UC Board of Regents is an exclusive club, and students have only minimal membership.
Recent protests over the regents’ newly approved tuition hike plan show the lack of student voice at the legislative level with the Board of Regents.
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Marianne Williamson, a candidate for the House of Representatives for the district where UCLA is located, talked about ways she hopes to reform government politics in a speech at UCLA Thursday night.
More than 400 faculty members at the University of California have signed on to a petition calling for UC officials to negotiate fairly and sincerely with teaching assistants and other student academic workers who plan to strike during finals week.
UCLA is among a group of four California public universities competing to host a potentially $100 million motor vehicle emissions laboratory.
By having the facility on campus, UCLA officials hope to maintain collaboration with the California Air Resources Board, a government agency that works to regulate vehicle emissions and smog, said Suzanne Paulson, director of the Center for Clean Air at UCLA.
University of California President Janet Napolitano has recently turned her attention toward issues of sustainable water use and agriculture, as state officials focus on an ongoing drought in California.
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