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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 ...

UC Santa Cruz Student Protesters Cause Traffic Jam And Shut Down Campus

Dieter Holger | Posted 05.06.2015 | College
Dieter Holger

Millennial angst, for lack of a better term, fueled the 96 hours of demonstrations by students at UC Santa Cruz. Gen Y students are protesting on other University of California campuses against issues like 'police terror,' tuition hikes, and having to pay for education in general.

University Of California Students Protest Tuition Hikes With Massive Campus Walkout

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.24.2014 | College

University of California students participated in a statewide campus walkout Monday as part of their ongoing protests against a significant tuition hi...

UC Regents Consider Fixing Up Napolitano's Mansion

AP | Posted 11.17.2013 | College

SAN FRANCISCO — As the University of California prepares to welcome former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano as its next president, t...

Despite Controversy, UC Regents Confirm Muslim Student

AP | MIHIR ZAVERI and LISA LEFF | Posted 09.16.2013 | College

SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California's governing board confirmed its first Muslim student member Wednesday, despite some Jewish groups' ...

Conservatives, Pro-Israel Groups Lash Out Against Muslim Student's Nomination

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 07.17.2013 | College

SAN FRANCISCO -- The University of California's governing board plans to vote Wednesday on a new student member who would be the first practicing Musl...

Public Research For Private Gain

East Bay Express | Posted 06.27.2013 | College

In a unanimous vote last month, the Regents of the University of California created a corporate entity that, if spread to all UC campuses as some rege...

No One Wants To Take An Online Course From The University Of California

Posted 01.16.2013 | College

The free classes offered through Massive Open Online Courses are a hit, but UC Online looks like a bust. The University of California spent million...

UC Davis Pepper Spray Victims Getting Settlement

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.14.2012 | College

Students and alumni pepper sprayed at close range by University of California, Davis campus police will receive a settlement, the UC Regents decided T...

LOOK: California Students Stage 'Night Of The Living Debt' Protest

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.19.2012 | College

The University of California Board of Regents didn't know when they walked into their meeting Wednesday, they would encounter zombies. Students dre...

Tuition Is Just the Headline

Lars Walton | Posted 07.23.2012 | San Francisco
Lars Walton

Most Californians see the stress of the state cuts on UC in the faces of our students and represented on the front page headlines as tuition rises. The deeper story may be a few sections further back in the paper.

UC San Diego Chancellor Salary Raised Amid Rising Tuition Costs

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.18.2012 | College

As the University of California Board of Regents considered where to cut budgets and whether or not they should increase fees on students, they gave a...

The University We Are For?

David Theo Goldberg | Posted 01.28.2012 | Education
David Theo Goldberg

It is the combination of spiraling long-term student debt, crimped educational support, and diminished prospects of attractive work opportunities that folks have been protesting. Who can blame them?

Occupying Our Education

Annie Shattuck | Posted 01.22.2012 | San Francisco
Annie Shattuck

Our public university system is being systematically privatized, making it harder and harder for students from working class families to access higher education.

UCLA Misused $23 Million In Student Fees: Audit

| Erica Perez | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Erica Perez A state audit released last week says UCLA wrongfully designated $23 milli...

UC Regents Consider Altering Admissions Policy In Response To Racist Incidents

The Daily Californian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A tense discussion of a "toxic" racial climate took center stage at last week's meeting of the UC Board of Regents. Board members responded to recen...

UC Regents Discuss Diversity Under Heavy Security

The Golden Gate [X]Press | E | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of California Board of Regents met in San Francisco March 23 to discuss the future of the UC system and what changes need to be made. ...

Of Bricks And Boomerangs: Social Worker's Tuitions And California's Prisons

Daniel Heimpel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel Heimpel

To save money the UC System was about to raise undergraduate tuition by 32 percent, in addition to hiking fees for professional degrees.

UC System Hit Hardest When We Need It Most

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

Arnold Schwarzenegger is taking an ax to one of the most prestigious public education institutions in the world.