| May 25, 2015
| 4:10 PM
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...
| May 18, 2015
| 5:31 PM
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...
| May 14, 2015
| 6:59 PM
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...
| May 14, 2015
| 11:45 AM
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,...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 5:20 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:08 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:10 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 4:39 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2011
A Quiet Revolution
The Veil's Resurgence From the Middle East to America
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....
| Aug 16, 2011
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...