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Editorial: UC’s smoking ban protects students

The state of California is well known for working to ensure the public health of its citizens. Before the United States passed the Clean...

UC health care protests on the rise

Organized by the Union Auto Workers’ Association 2865, the UC student workers’ union, systemwide demonstrations have called for the removal of lifetime caps from...

UC SHIP deficit threatens to increase student premiums

The UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP) is expected to accrue a deficit of $57.4 million by the end of the 2013-2014 fiscal...

Food trucks are not the cornucopia they pretend to be

Every college student is always on the hunt for delicious, cheap food. But too often these qualities are mutually exclusive. If that slice of...

Goodwin’s Supermarket hosts seminar and tasting of organic foods

Ingredients like kale, chia seeds, agave and strawberry radishes were main attractions at Goodwin’s market. Before Wednesday night I’d hardly known what each of...

UC Health contributed $3.3 billion in services for 2011

University of California Health has estimated that the monetary value of all of its services in 2011 amounts to nearly $3.3 billion. Through its...

Revenue from cigarette tax could yield billions

According to a UC San Francisco (UCSF) study, a new statewide ballot initiative which aims to increase the cigarette tax may lead to a...

Let the smoke clear and the cessation begin

UC President Mark G. Yudof has directed all 10 UC Chancellors to form committees for the purpose of making the UCs smoke-free campuses within...