Enrollment expansion plan should prompt infrastructural improvements, too

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: Increasing enrollment in the UC system will benefit all California citizens as long as the infrastructure is updated to prepare for them.

In the fight for more equitable education for California residents, UC President Janet Napolitano’s plan to enroll 10,000 more in-state undergraduate students in the University of California over the next three years — double the number the state is requiring, as per the state-and-UC funding agreement — is a major
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When the freeze finally melts

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: Support for South African students fighting against tuition hikes should be of crucial importance to UC students who will soon need to take similar action.

College students around the world should stand in solidarity with South African students, whose recent mass protests and riots, stemming from proposed fee increases of more than 10 percent, persuaded the government to freeze tuition for the next academic year. In the wake of declining state funding, rising costs of
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Gov. Brown passes bill for more energy efficiency

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday that he signed a bill requesting the UC and requiring the CSU systems to consider expanding their current partnership with utilities in the eventual aim of further reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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