Veteran protesters seek to rejuvenate movement

Protesters prepared for a protest at Mission Bay planned for the Regents meeting Thursday. The group set up a half dozen tents on Koret Quad that served as overnight shelter as well as a symbol of last year’s university occupations.
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Now is the time to make change

Veto is a setback for graduate student research assistants

Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation that would have given the University of California’s more than 14,000 graduate student research assistants the same rights that other UC employees have under the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act.  These rights include the freedom to form a union if a majority of
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Birgeneau condemns new legislation limiting out-of-state enrollment

Chancellor Robert Birgeneau has requested that a proposed piece of state legislation that could cap out-of-state student enrollment at UC campuses be withdrawn from consideration by the state Senate. Birgeneau asked that Sen. Michael Rubio, D-Shafter, withdraw his proposed constitutional amendment — which would establish a 10 percent cap on out-of-state enrollment
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