UC officials need to adhere to labor contract

If you sign a contract, you have to follow the contract. Seems simple, right? Yet the University of California seems to have a problem understanding the need to adhere to the contract it signed with UC postdoctoral scholars. Read More…

I-House mourns Damon Frick

Last week, a custodian and community member at UC Berkeley’s International House, where I live, passed away. Damon Frick, who had been a part of our community for a few years, died in the hospital after falling some 20 feet while using a motorized lift to clean windows. Read More…

The Jewish community isn’t united against Mohabbat

As Jews, we are taught to be opinionated. From pronunciations of hummus to international politics, the phrase “Two Jews, three opinions” is true with often frustrating frequency. Given these varying opinions, when the Daily Cal runs an op-ed that makes categorical statements about the Jewish community and its values, it’s Read More…

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A word from your candidates: ASUC President nominees and independent candidates speak out

Editor’s note: With the polls opening Tuesday, ASUC election season is fully underway. Four presidential candidates and independent candidates for other executive positions explain their motivations for seeking top office.  Standing for students’ rights From DAAP Presidential candidate David Douglass Advocating for student mental health From CalSERVE Presidential candidate Naweed Read More…