Post Tagged with: "UC"

by / on April 22, 2014 at 6:04 am / in News

Napolitano holds Google Hangout session

UC President Janet Napolitano held another Google Hangout session last week. This time, the UC president conversed with UC staff members, answering questions from different UC representatives. Napolitano first began the session by answering an inquiry regarding staff salaries. According […]

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by / on April 15, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Affirmative action not needed to improve UC’s diversity

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times — at least, for the University of California, it is. For the 10th consecutive year, the UC has received more applications than ever before, and is also admitting […]

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by / on April 8, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Opinions

Profits over people: UC’s allegiance to profit margins

The second day of the quarter, April 1, 2014, marked the first official day of the newly appointed UC Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Jagdeep Singh Bachher. As UC CIO, his job entails the responsibilities of investing the UC’s $80 billion […]

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by / on April 1, 2014 at 6:00 am / in April Fools, Features

The universal houses of Californios

House Highland of River’s Landing “Ours is the Side” The powerful family of the current king, Wilcox Highland, first of his name, may glory be unto him. An old house that grew much of its original power from its bountiful […]

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by / on February 25, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Be wary of world events that ultimately affect the UC

This Presidents’ Day, Groupon tried out its humor and released a coupon that portrayed Alexander Hamilton as president of the United States. Ha ha, very funny. But wait: Do you know who Alexander Hamilton is? It’s okay — it’s facts […]

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by / on February 4, 2014 at 4:28 pm / in Editorials, Opinions

Student input should be made on new changes to the UC Calendar

There is a time for passivity and a time for action. The Highlander incorrectly included the following information in the article below: The article incorrectly stated that a new policy was established to shift the academic calendar of the UCs […]

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by / on January 28, 2014 at 6:04 am / in News

UC Board of Regents: ‘5 percent is not enough’

UC President Janet Napolitano is blazing a trail for several initiatives, which includes, but is not limited to: reducing the UC Office of the President’s (UCOP) budget by 6.5 percent, finalizing contract agreements with UC labor unions and reaching a […]

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by / on January 14, 2014 at 6:09 am / in News

Brown’s budget proposes an extra $142 million for the UC

Gov. Jerry Brown recently released his state budget proposal for the 2014-15 year, outlining a plan to allocate $12.8 billion to higher education. According to the budget, the University of California (UC) system would receive an increase of $142.2 million […]

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by / on January 7, 2014 at 11:28 am / in News

UC responds to boycott of Israeli academic institutions

The American Studies Association (ASA), an organization devoted to the studies of American culture and history, recently announced the endorsement of a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions. The resolution, whose passage was announced on Dec. 16, 2013, has spawned […]

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by / on January 7, 2014 at 11:24 am / in News

Three more contract deals struck between the UC and unions

According to deals struck between the UC and various unions, wages for university workers are slated to increase. The University of California announced that it had reached deals with multiple labor groups in December, ending months and even years of […]

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