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UC’s Stand Against Government

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter On Sept. 27, 2019, the UC Board of Regents filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the Trump Administration’s...

UC Regents Votes to Raise Nonresident Tuition

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter On Thursday, May 16, the UC Board of Regents voted to raise nonresident student tuition by 2.6 percent ($762) annually during...

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...

UC Academic Lecturers Seek Improved Working Conditions

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter Academic lecturers play a key role in faculties across the UC system, can be found in any academic department, and teach...

State Auditor Calls For UCOP Financial Transparency

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter A 2017 audit from state Auditor Elaine Howle claimed that the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) failed to...

UC-HBCU Initiative Aims to Increase African American Representation in UC Graduate Programs

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter This summer, a cohort of 26 students from across the country will come to UCSB as participants in the UC-HBCU Initiative,...

New Bill Could Allow Cal Grant Students to Receive Summer Aid

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter In a press release on Feb. 22, the University of California Student Association (UCSA), along with the UC Office of the...

Trump Administration Attempts to End DACA, Hits Roadblock

Arturo Samaniego National Beat Reporter The Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program hit a roadblock with the Supreme Court’s...

New UC Librarian Contract Signals Progress for Union

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter On Thursday, March 28, the UC Office of the President (UCOP) announced that the University had reached an agreement with the...

Newsom Budget Proposal May Increase University Funding

Alex Ortiz Increased Cal Grant awards, shorter waits for therapy, and affordable housing are just a few of the many changes UCSB students can potentially...