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UC Berkeley announces details of new student health plan

On May 16, UC Berkeley announced the details of its new campus-run health insurance plan, which expands coverage but increases premium rates. The move to a new plan follows concerns over a projected $46.5 million deficit faced by the university’s previous health care provider, UC SHIP. UC Berkeley, along with Read More…

Executive overreach, part two

CAMPUS ISSUES: The Judicial Council made the right choice last week in voting to nullify the Health and Wellness referendum.

Each spring, the ASUC Senate votes to put a number of referendums on the election ballot. And each spring, there are constitutionally mandated deadlines set for the language of those referendums to be submitted prior to the election. In this case, former ASUC president Connor Landgraf made an executive order Read More…