Growing debt has serious consequences

Government debt is in the news again. Recent national headlines ranged in tone from the breathless to cataclysmic. First, Detroit asked Christie’s Auction House to value its museum collection, should the city need to pay creditors with its Rembrandts and Cezannes. Then, President Obama told “This Week” that he would
Read More…

UC Regents to consider new student regent, budget next week

The UC Board of Regents will meet next week at UCSF Mission Bay in San Francisco to discuss the selection of the 2014-15 student regent, the 2013-14 and preliminary 2014-15 budget and a report on the University of California’s efforts to implement online education programs.
Read More…

Veteran pollsters discuss prospects for Prop. 30

With less than 36 hours until the first precincts of the 2012 election close in California, veteran pollsters met with members of the UC Berkeley campus community Monday to discuss what the findings of a late-October voter survey could mean for the imminent election. The surveys were conducted by The
Read More…

Screen Shot 2012-11-04 at 8.01.01 PM

Election 2012: How does Prop. 30 compare to Prop. 38?

This election season, two competing tax measures are vying for votes on the California state ballot. Proposition 30 and Proposition 38 both promise to increase state funding and support California schools. But they differ in many aspects. Learn what these difference are and how they will affect students and residents
Read More…