More than 50 UCLA students donned red clothing to join about 100 other protesters in Chinatown on Friday, as they gathered on Cesar Chavez Avenue to rally against the development of a Walmart Neighborhood Market in the neighborhood.
The California Legislature started a new session last week, with a two-thirds Democratic majority in both the state Assembly and the state Senate for the first time in more than a century, which experts say may shift politics in the state and in turn impact the state’s funding for higher education.
Student Regent Jonathan Stein and Student Regent-designate Cinthia Flores attended the bimonthly University of California Board of Regents meeting held at UC San Francisco Sept. 11-13.
SAN FRANCISCO Â””mdash; With the November elections approaching, the University of California Board of Regents continued its discussion of possible revenue-building strategies ““ in the event University funding is slashed midyear ““ at its bimonthly board meeting last week.
The UC Board of Regents voted Wednesday to accept Gov. Jerry Brown’s UC budget proposal, keeping tuition stable for the 2012-13 school year and endorsing Brown’s tax initiative at its bimonthly meeting.
In exchange for the UC freezing tuition rates, the state will allocate $125 million to the UC in 2013-14 school year – commonly referred to as a “tuition buyout.” This buyout hinges on voters passing Proposition 30, the governor’s proposed tax initiative, in the November election.
A California lawmaker is proposing to limit out-of-state enrollment at the University of California ““ a move that UC officials say could hinder the university’s ability to generate extra revenue during a time of cuts in funding from the state.
President Barack Obama made public on Wednesday a new stance that same-sex marriage should be legal ““ a move that has an important symbolic effect, UCLA legal professors say, but will not significantly change lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender legislation or the presidential election.
The first draft of a report on protest policies within the University of California system is gathering responses from the UC community, including UCLA administrators and faculty.
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