The fate of federal student loan interest rates is up in the air after the Republican-majority House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would tie interest rates to market-based rates.
Only about a quarter of union workers participated in this week’s planned strike at health systems across the University of California.
About 75 percent of the union workers came to work for their scheduled shifts during the strike, which lasted from Tuesday to Thursday morning, said Dianne Klein, a UC spokeswoman.
Slate loyalties ran high in the audience and among candidates at the undergraduate student government candidate debate Saturday night.
More than 400 students attended the debate in De Neve Auditorium to hear the 23 candidates, who are running for 13 elected council positions on the Undergraduate Students Association Council, speak.
wo years ago, John Joanino used his own money to start a scholarship for teens in need at his old high school in Riverside.
He did so because he understands where they’re coming from – an underfunded school in a low-income neighborhood wracked by gang violence.
Most of the revenue from the proposed fee increase would go to organizations that provide retention, access, community service and cultural programs. Multiple groups would use the money to support about a couple hundred student jobs and address growing costs such as the increasing price of gas for transportation.
While state funding to the University of California remains up in the air and growing enrollment has placed pressure on campus resources, UCLA admitted its biggest freshman class in university history, according to admissions data released Thursday.
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