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Gov. Brown passes law to increase minimum wage

Gov. Jerry Brown recently passed a bill that will raise the minimum wage in California from $8 to $10 an hour by 2016. The...

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  University student wins million dollar lawsuit On July 31, 2013, a 23-year-old UC San Diego student was awarded $4.1 million in a lawsuit after being...

Governor Brown’s revised budget removes unit cap requirement

The release of Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget on May 14, also known as the May Revision, supports a four-year freeze on UC tuition,...

Governor Brown’s water conservation plan needs to be flushed

One thing you learn by growing up in California, besides where to get the best Mexican food, is that living in the state with...

State defunds UC

Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 007, which eliminates all forms of state funding to the UC system. During a celebratory speech made...

Editorial: The perils of online courses and how to avoid them

As Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his new budget for the state of California, which miraculously contains an $851 million surplus, University of California students...

Society’s indisputable need for the new driverless cars

I can recall when my family used to bicker about no longer being able to talk on their cell phones while driving—until they bought...

CSU delays tuition hikes for “super seniors”

Heeding pleas from Governor Jerry Brown and students across the state, California State University (CSU) trustees decided to delay their votes on proposed tuition...

UC regents pass 2013-2014 fiscal budget, possible 6% tuition increase

In protest of future tuition increases, student demonstrators temporarily halted the UC Board of Regents meeting which took place from Nov.13-15—just one week after...

Editorial: Vote yes on Prop 30

Proposition 30, a November ballot measure proposed by Governor Jerry Brown, seeks to increase sales tax by one-quarter of a cent for four years...