Several prominent universities, such as George Washington University, University of Pennsylvania and Yale University, are suing former students for defaulting on Perkins student loan repayments, according to the financial news site Bloomberg. While the majority of student loans are provided through the federal government, Perkins loans are administered by college [...]
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At yesterday’s UC Board of Regents meeting, roughly 500 student protesters blocked entrances to the venue, stalling the three-day gathering on its last day of discussion at the UCSF Mission Bay campus. The Regents discussed approval of the 2013-2014 university budget, touching on the implications of Proposition 30’s passage as [...]
In light of plans to begin offering online UC courses to non-UC students, UC Online Education Interim Director Keith Williams discussed various short and long-term development plans regarding the future of the UC Online Education program during a teleconference last Wednesday. Launched Spring 2012, the online initiative has offered six [...]
Remember when the Social Host Ordinance passed? Remember how infuriated everyone was? Did you feel helpless to change anything? The thing is, we’re not helpless at all. In fact, students have so much say that groups like Stop Voter Fraud have made attempts to disenfranchise the Isla Vista student community. [...]
Nineteen teams of undergraduate and graduate students showcased business models for their newly developed ideas and inventions yesterday in the semi-finals for the 13th annual New Venture Competition. Hosted by the Technology Management Program, which specializes in providing students with entrepreneurial skills, the event showcased ideas and products ranging from [...]