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DACA Recipients Continue To Receive Renewals Following UC Lawsuit

This was the direct result of a federal injunction filed after UC President Janet Napolitano brought a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security.
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Brown Signs Budget Act of 2018, Increases Funding to UC

Napolitano has yet to release a statement on the signed Budget Act, and it is unknown at this time whether the funding was enough to prevent a future in-state tuition increase for UC students.
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AFSCME Strike Comes to an End, A.S. Passes Resolution in Support

The Associated Students Senate passed a resolution during a meeting Wednesday night expressing support for the UC workers union’s three-day strike.
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AFSCME Begins Strike, Draws Over 200 Supporters at UCSB

Workers from all 10 UC campuses plan to strike from May 7 to May 9. Participants on UCSB’s campus will strike from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. during these days.
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First UC System-Wide Title IX Coordinator Resigns

Kathleen Salvaty, the first person to serve in the position of system-wide Title IX Coordinator for the University of California, announced her resignation from the position in an interview with the N...
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Federal Judge Upholds DACA, Will Receive New Applications

The University of California Office of the President released a statement on Wednesday in support of a federal judge’s Tuesday ruling that will keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...
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UC Workers’ Union Will Strike Following ‘Final Impasse’

AFSCME 3299, one of the largest unions representing workers within the University of California system, voted to strike following more than a year of negotiations, according to a union representative.
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CSUs Will Not Raise Tuition in 2018

California State Universities will not be raising tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year, according to a press release from the university system’s website.
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UC Will Begin Guaranteed Admission for All Qualified CCC Students

The memorandum of understanding (MOU) will increase the number of Californians who pursue higher education, California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley said in a press release.
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Abortion Pill Clears Hurdle on Path to Public Universities

New reports confirm the safety of the Mifiprex pill, a hormonal pill used for medical abortions, which could sway legislators on their vote regarding Senate Bill 320.
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Students Fight for Bill to Extend Cal Grant into Summer

The Coalition for a Better UC launched a campaign in the fall of 2017 focused on passing Assembly Bill 3153, which will extend financial aid from Cal Grant into summer sessions.
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UC Regents Raise Out-Of-State Tuition, Cite Low Funding in State Budget Plan

The University of California Board of Regents approved a 3.5 percent tuition increase for out-of-state undergraduate students Thursday afternoon.
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Supreme Court Declines Trump’s Appeal to Review Federal DACA Court Case

The United States Supreme Court declined to hear President Donald Trump’s appeal to have the court view the University of California’s case on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program th...
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Proposed Fed. Budget To Impact Student Loans, CalFresh

President Trump’s proposed 2019 budget will eliminate subsidized loans and change CalFresh benefits, directly impacting UC Santa Barbara students.
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Court Case Could Bring Financial Strain to Public Sector Unions

Upcoming Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME could drastically affect the financial resources of public sector unions, including some of the fourteen different labor unions at UC Santa Barbara, accordi...
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