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  • UC law students celebrate exemption from supplemental fee increases

    UC law students celebrate exemption from supplemental fee increases
    What was in effect a footnote in Gov. Jerry Brown's recent proposed budget for the University of California has turned into a cause for major celebration among UC law students. Surprising many faculty, Brown and the UC regents have exempted the four law...
  • Definition of anti-Semitism provokes campus debates

    The definition of anti-Semitism was at the center of a battle of words Monday involving campus protests about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This comes as some Jewish students say that protests against Israel’s occupation of the West Bank...
  • UC system, K-12 among biggest winners in Brown's new budget proposal

    UC system, K-12 among biggest winners in Brown's new budget proposal
    The big winners in Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to sharply increase education funding are California undergraduates at UC, who will have their tuition frozen for two more years, and the millions of elementary, secondary and community college students who are...
  • No UC tuition hikes for Californians as Brown offers more funds

    No UC tuition hikes for Californians as Brown offers more funds
    California students at the University of California are getting a two-year reprieve from threatened tuition increases as a result of a large infusion of new state funds to the 10-campus university system in Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed spending plan,...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown has plenty of weapons to fight UC's Janet Napolitano

    Gov. Jerry Brown has plenty of weapons to fight UC's Janet Napolitano
    Gov. Jerry Brown may have met his match in Janet Napolitano. And the University of California president definitely is confronting a skilled adversary in the governor. Caught in the middle are the UC students who are being held hostage by Napolitano...
  • UCSF chancellor pay set at $750,000; 3% raises to other UC execs

    UCSF chancellor pay set at $750,000; 3% raises to other UC execs
    The UC regents on Thursday confirmed UC San Francisco’s medical school dean, Sam Hawgood, as chancellor of that health sciences campus and set his salary at $750,000, a 13.8% increase. The regents also approved 3% pay raises for the other UC...
  • UC online applications available 3 months earlier this year

    UC online applications available 3 months earlier this year
    Russia to the United States, character dancing to folk dancing, competitive ballroom to jazz, hip-hop and ballet — these are the themes that 16-year-old Annie Novikov hopes to weave into the life narrative she's writing for applications to the...
  • A UC system for Californians first

    To the editor: Ah, for the good-old days, when Californians understood the value of education for everyone. My husband and I, our son, our sisters, nieces and nephews all attended University of California schools in those glory days when Californians "got...
  • Katie Barry & Evan Pugh

    Katie Barry & Evan Pugh
    Evan Pugh and Katie Barry fell in love the night they met at a resort in Indian Wells. Pugh asked Barry to dance and later, in lounge chairs beside the pool, they talked beneath a starlit desert sky. Then they kissed — a moment each remembers quite...
  • Book review: 'A Quiet Revolution' by Leila Ahmed

    Book review: 'A Quiet Revolution' by Leila Ahmed
    A Quiet Revolution The Veil's Resurgence From the Middle East to America Leila Ahmed Yale University Press: 352 pp., $30 When I was 13, one of my classmates came to school one morning wearing a beige head scarf. This was in the 1980s, in Morocco....
  • Marriage? Let me think about it

    Marriage? Let me think about it
    At 36, Kristy Litz has watched most of her girlfriends marry and alight to the suburbs to start families. But marriage is nowhere on Litz's agenda. She wants children, and ideally a partner, but she has seen enough people divorce that she doesn't see the...