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Oski the underdog

Berkeley Got Back

Overpopulation of students, lack of resources and the need for private donors are nothing new for UC Berkeley.
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Without state funding, UC left with no good options

The UC system is in a financial quandary. For years, the state’s per-student funding has fallen. That’s forced the university to pick its choice of three unique pills, each saddled with its share of negative side effects: slash the budget, raise tuition or find money elsewhere. The university has avoided
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What you could have bought with the $282 tuition hike

On Jan. 26, the UC Board of Regents approved a tuition hike of $282 for the 2017-18 academic year. The hike means in-state undergraduate students will be paying $336 more next year for their education. Unfortunately, this extra $282 means missing out on buying a few truly invaluable, actually intangible things
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Why UC students need to reevaluate our tuition demands

Over 80 students from across the University of California mobilized at the November 17 UC Regents meeting, which discussed the impacts of a potential tuition hike. At that time, students at the margins, students the UC tries to forget and silence, showed up at the Regents’ doorstep. We showed up
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Quiz: Have your loans disbursed yet?

New semester, new problems that are out of your control. It’s like a new flaw in UC Berkeley’s administrative duties is revealed each and every time you log back into CalCentral to see if those multiplying holds on your account have disappeared. And, on top of all that, you may
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Mermaids, unicorns and the Loch Ness Monster

We’ve all been there before. Groaning in exasperation while we hop between the 12 scheduling tabs that we have open on our desktop. Somehow our schedules are still flaming hot messes despite stalking Berkeleytime, ratemyprofessor.com and Telebears  CalCentral like that cute guy from last week’s frat party. Eventually we just
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