Monday, February 18th 2019

Push for Open Access Publishing Might Leave Elsevier in the Dust

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter Negotiations between the University of California (UC) and scholarly journal publisher Elsevier for a new contract are approaching its termination, as...

UCOP Voices Concerns Over Proposed Changes to Title IX Policies Regarding Sexual Assault and...

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter In a press release issued earlier this month, the UC Office of the President (UCOP) voiced concerns regarding the U.S. Department...

HOPE 805 Promotes Mental Wellness and Community in the Wake of Natural Disasters

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter This past weekend the Camp Fire, California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire to date, was officially contained, but the emotional...

UC Board of Regents’ Quarterly Meeting Discusses AFSCME Negotiations and Other Student Issues

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter The UC Board of Regents met at UCSF Mission Bay from Nov. 13-15 for their quarterly meeting, where the main focus...

Resistance and Resilience: Thousand Oaks Remembrance

Dominick Ojeda Multimedia Beat Students and faculty of UCSB joined together in remembrance of friends and family lost to gun violence, this time for the lives...

UC System Salary Report Releases; UCSB Ranks Near Bottom

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter The California State Controller’s Office released the UC system’s 2017 payroll information last week, including the average salaries for employees at...

UC Librarians Negotiate Salary Increases and Other Benefits

Arturo Samaniego Co-News Editor UC librarians are currently engaged in intense negotiations with the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) over matters concerning pay...

AFSCME Votes to Strike Between Oct. 23-25

Jarod Ramirez After voting on Oct. 8 and 9, members of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299, the University...

UC Diversity Initiative Aims To Increase Faculty Employment of Underrepresented Groups

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter The University of California announced on Sep. 26 that it will dedicate more than $7 million in funds per year...

UCOP’s Proposed Revisions Set Out to Elucidate Sexual Assault Concerns

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter The UC Office of the President (UCOP) sent out proposed revisions to the Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy (SVSH...