NaplitanoKore

Dear UC president: hear student voices

Janet Napolitano, In two days, you will visit UC Berkeley for your first official campus visit since becoming president, completing the final stop of your “listening and learning” tour of the UC system. As the democratically elected student representative for UC Berkeley’s 35,000 students and as co-chair of the Council
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No confidence, no progress

CAMPUS ISSUES: A bill passed by the ASUC Senate does not give incoming UC president Janet Napolitano room to grow into her role.

The ASUC Senate passed a deeply flawed bill Wednesday night that gives incoming UC president Janet Napolitano an unfairly limited amount of time to take important steps toward reassuring undocumented students of her ability to fight for their rights. Napolitano’s troubling record on immigration and the rights of undocumented people
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Napolitano’s test

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: The choice of Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as president of the UC is an unorthodox one. We hope she is up to the challenge.

The news that the secretary of homeland security would be the next president of the University of California came as a surprise. While we are supportive of the unique experiences Janet Napolitano can bring, she has a lot to learn and a long way to go to convince dissenters that
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bpd opinion

Improve local policing programs

End association with secure communities

Imagine yourself picked up by the Berkeley police on a minor matter. You’re quickly cleared for release, but the cops see that you were once suspected — NOT CONVICTED — of a more serious offense.
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