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The UC Board of Regents voted on a number of items Thursday, including amendments to Regents policy and whether to extend the student advisor position. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UC Regents recap – Jan. 17

The governing board of the University of California met for the second day of its January meeting at UC San Francisco on Thursday. Regents approved committee action items from the previous day and discussed changes to regents policy and discontinuing the student adviser position. Read more...

The UC Board of Regents voted on a number of items Thursday, including amendments to Regents policy and whether to extend the student advisor position. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The UC Board of Regents voted to discontinue the student adviser position and instead increase the number of other student positions, such as Student Advocates to the Regents and Student Observers. The position has remained a source of debate since regent Richard Sherman first recommended it be discontinued in December. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UC Board of Regents votes to end student adviser position this summer

The University of California Board of Regents voted Thursday to discontinue the Student Advisor position after July. The Board of Regents voted to discontinue the position during their meeting at UC San Francisco and decided to instead increase the number of Student Observer positions and Student Advocates to the Regents, or StARs. Read more...

The UC Board of Regents voted to discontinue the student adviser position and instead increase the number of other student positions, such as Student Advocates to the Regents and Student Observers. The position has remained a source of debate since regent Richard Sherman first recommended it be discontinued in December. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The University of California Board of Regents met Wednesday at the UC San Francisco campus to discuss issues such as students' basic needs, the proposed increases in the California higher education budget and the UC's contract with Elsevier. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The University of California Board of Regents met Wednesday at the UC San Francisco campus to discuss issues such as students' basic needs, the proposed increases in the California higher education budget and the UC's contract with Elsevier. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Angela Song/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Democrats, Republicans contest swing districts in crucial congressional races

California Democrats are fighting to flip many Republican-controlled congressional seats in swing districts of Southern California, while Republicans are trying to keep those seats. Matt Fleming, communications director for the Republican Party of California, said CAGOP has seven top-priority congressional seats, including the 10th, 21st, 39th, 45th and 48th districts. Read more...

(Angela Song/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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UC Regents recap – May 22-24

The governing board of the University of California met for its May meeting at UC San Francisco from Tuesday to Thursday. Regents discussed the University of California Extension programs, changes in UC policy and the restructuring of committees. Read more...


Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California, worked with the UC Board of Regents and other members of the University of California to allow more students to pay in-state tuition. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

UC Board of Regents approves loosening of qualifications for in-state residency

The board governing the University of California voted Thursday to allow more out-of-state UC students to qualify for in-state status. The UC Board of Regents approved recommendations from the UC Office of the President to loosen student financial aid eligibility and qualifications for in-state residency, after the Academic and Student Affairs committee voted unanimously Wednesday to support the changes. Read more...

Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California, worked with the UC Board of Regents and other members of the University of California to allow more students to pay in-state tuition. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)


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