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Professor Gives Talk on Public Universities

English professor Chris Newfield gave a talk yesterday evening at the McCune Conference Room on the future of public universities, as well as the necessity of low tuition and face-to-face learning in order to foster egalitarian access to higher education.

New UC President Addresses Student Issues in Private Meeting
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New UC President Addresses Student Issues in Private Meeting

On Friday, a select group of students met with newly-appointed UC President Janet Napolitano at the Mosher Alumni House to address issues such as tuition rates, diversity at UC campuses and her controversial role as the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, while over 50 students protested outside the meeting.

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Updated FASFA Application Provides More Options For 2014-15 Students

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced several changes to the language of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, including options for unmarried parents living together and gender neutral terminology. These alterations will first appear on the 2014-15 FAFSA, with options for “Parent 1 (father/mother/stepparent),” “Parent 2 (father/mother/stepparent)” […]

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Brown Signs New Bill To Ease UC and CSU Student Tuition Hikes

Last week, Governor Jerry Brown signed the Working Families Student Fee Transparency and Accountability Act, which requires at least a 30-day notification for a proposed tuition increase and a minimum 90-day period before adoption of a proposed tuition increase in the UC and CSU systems. The bill, labeled AB 970, […]

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Student Demonstrations Target UC Regents’ Potential Fee Hike

Yesterday’s UC Board of Regents meeting in Sacramento was interrupted by student protesters as the board prepared to discuss a potential tuition increase. Students dressed in mock prison jumpsuits circled the room and sang about the woes of “working on the chain gang,” analogizing students’ “imprisonment” by debt and compelling […]