Keep administrators on the hook

CAMPUS ISSUES: By ruling against UC Berkeley administrators' request to be dismissed from Occupy Cal-related lawsuit, judge ensures accountability and transparency.

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rodgers made the correct decision Jan. 17 when she ruled against dismissing UC Berkeley administrators from a lawsuit related to their role in the police response to the Nov. 9, 2011 Occupy Cal protest. Read More…

Viewing the glass as half full

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: The UC system's commitment to water conservation is a welcome sign in a world of inaction on environmental issues.

News on the environmental front is not good. According to a leaked draft of a U.N. environmental report, the world’s efforts to mitigate disastrous climate change have been insufficient. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a U.N. panel that provides comprehensive assessments of information about climate change, found countries’ delay Read More…