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10 Things I Learned from Confirmation

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 04.25.2016 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I watched the HBOFilms Confirmation about the confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas in 1991 and Anita Hill's allegations of sexual harassment. He...

Pulling Up a Chair: A UC Student's Endorsement of the Student Advisor Proposal

Arielle Mokhtarzadeh | Posted 01.17.2017 | College
Arielle Mokhtarzadeh

Every once in a while, you receive a nugget of wisdom that has the power to shape your perspective about your world and the systems that make it. For ...

A Path to Carbon Neutrality

Linda Katehi | Posted 11.02.2016 | College
Linda Katehi

All our campuses are engaged in the effort, and if you pay a visit to UC Davis, I am very proud of the fact that you will see some compelling and successful examples of steps taken to reduce our carbon footprint.

Janet Napolitano: Why More Scientists Are Needed in the Public Square

The Conversation US | Posted 10.13.2016 | Politics
The Conversation US

In this presidential election season, one thing is certain: candidates will rarely - if ever - be asked what they would do to keep this nation at the forefront of science and innovation. That's a shame.

HuffPost Live's Deep Dive Into On-Campus Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 08.28.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

During the last week of August, HuffPost Live launched a weeklong series investigating campus sexual assault and the issues many victims can face when...

Janet Napolitano Discusses How Schools Should Handle Campus Rape

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.27.2015 | College

University of California system President Janet Napolitano credited sexual assault survivors and their advocacy groups with raising the issue of rape ...

Why We Must Help Solve The Problem Of Sexual Assaults On College Campuses

Linda Katehi | Posted 08.18.2016 | College
Linda Katehi

No one should ever have a sexual act forced on them by anyone else. It is a violation in the most offensive and worst sense imaginable.

Here's Why The College Admissions Process Is Bonkers

Ann Lewis Hamilton | Posted 07.19.2016 | Fifty
Ann Lewis Hamilton

Yes, California has a financial crisis. But why are we taking it out on California's students? Denying them the opportunity to attend their state university? Forcing them to attend colleges out of state and pay higher tuition when we, the residents, are paying taxes to support 'our' university system?

We Need More College Graduates

Linda Katehi | Posted 06.05.2016 | College
Linda Katehi

It is college commencement season, a glorious time of year, when spring flowers and joy are blooming on campuses across the nation. For millions of diligent college students, hearing their names called and being handed a hard-earned diploma is a watershed moment. It is a genuine cause for celebration for students and their families.

UC President Apologizes For Calling Student Protests 'Crap'

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics

After being caught on camera calling a student protest "crap," University of California President Janet Napolitano apologized Thursday for her choice ...

While Jerry Brown Focuses On Term 4 Challenges, a Senate Race Starts to Shape Up

William Bradley | Posted 02.07.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

For the first time since the first George Bush was president, California Democrats are having a competition for a seat in the U.S. Senate. And the early leader is the only candidate on the 2010 statewide Democratic ticket who nearly didn't win.

Jerry Brown Gets the Final Count and Looks Ahead

William Bradley | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

As he contemplates some fights to come in his record-setting fourth term as Governor of California, Jerry Brown finally got the final count on his re-election. Late absentees and provisional ballots boosted Brown more than a full point from his standing the morning after, to 60.0 percent.

Elise Foley

Janet Napolitano Voices Support For Executive Action On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama has the authority to take executive action on immigration -- and that's what he should do, says former Homeland Security Secret...

Kathleen Miles

Congressional Hearing On Ebola Was 'Shameful,' Janet Napolitano Says | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.19.2014 | World

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Janet Napolitano on Saturday lambasted Congress for politicizing concerns about the Ebola virus, and drew parallels to the res...

UC System Considers New Reforms To Curb Campus Rape

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2014 | College

By Aaron Mendelson SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 17 (Reuters) - A University of California task force seeking to reduce campus sexual violence ...

Tyler Kingkade

California Universities Back Nation's First State-Mandated College Consent Standard | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.28.2014 | College

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Monday she's putting her support behind legislation to require colleges in her state to ...

Do Republicans Hate Latinos?

Tony_Diaz | Posted 09.08.2014 | Latino Voices

Will the GOP stand on the sidelines as Falcon9 and other Arizona Republicans waste millions more in taxpayer money and gut the educational system, all the while offending, alienating and oppressing the largest growing segment of voters in the nation?

Republican Lawmaker Publicly Thanks Obama One Year After Devastating Tornado

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Exactly one year after a devastating tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, killing 24 people, Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) publicly thanked President Bar...

Compelling New Children's Book With Autistic Heroine

Henry Miller | Posted 06.02.2014 | Books
Henry Miller

Acclaimed children's book author Sara Hoagland Hunter has written a captivating and compelling new book with an unusual twist -- its heroine is autistic.

How One Right-Wing Christian Group Is Leading Arizona's March Toward Conservative Extremism

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics

On Thursday, a day after Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) vetoed the state's highly-criticized SB 1062 -- a measure that would have allowed business owners...

What Justin Bieber Can Teach the New UC President

William G. Tierney | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
William G. Tierney

If Napolitano is to succeed as UC's president, she can't solely play an insider's game of seeking more money from the state legislature, fighting with faculty about pension reform or touting the latest gift from a billionaire. She will need to develop an outside game as well.

Elise Foley

Former Cabinet Secretary Backs Bill To Curb Her Old Department | Elise Foley | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano this week urged California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to sign the Trust Act, a California ...

Farewell to Big Sister: Janet Napolitano's Orwellian Legacy Lives

John W. Whitehead | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

News headlines to the contrary, there is actually more taking place right now than just the Obama administration's conveniently distracting push for military action against Syria.

Elise Foley

Janet Napolitano Gives Parting Defense Of Record | Elise Foley | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gave a farewell speech Tuesday to praise her department for its achievements and to defend ...

Elise Foley

Napolitano: Key Immigration Program Is 'Not A Long Term Solution' | Elise Foley | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano argued on Thursday that deferred action for young undocumented immigrants, wh...