New UC tax generates concern about financial impact on student fees

A shift in the way the UC Office of the President gathers funds from each campus has caused some concern about the impact on student fees and the financial state of individual campuses. In previous academic years, revenue generated from individual campuses had been collected and then redistributed across the
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Birgeneau endorses March 5 rally in Sacramento

Chancellor Robert Birgeneau voiced support in an email Tuesday for the demonstration in Sacramento planned for March 5, promising that senior campus officials would join students in their protest of “the state’s disinvestment from public higher education.” UC Berkeley Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer, Vice Chancellor for Student
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UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly criticizes police actions

The UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly has condemned the police use of violence against Occupy Cal protesters Wednesday, according to a statement from the assembly’s Executive Board. In the statement, the board characterized police actions as “unjustified and excessive” and urged the campus to allow an independent, external body to review
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