Napolitano makes her case

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposal to freeze tuition for the next academic year is promising for UC students.

UC President Janet Napolitano took a bold step Wednesday at the UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco, proposing an undergraduate tuition freeze for the 2014-15 academic year. The tuition freeze, in addition to a number of other progressive measures announced at the meeting, show Napolitano is going to
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Napolitano makes progress

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: UC President Janet Napolitano has started to address criticism of her record with a new aid plan for undocumented students

Since she was announced in mid-July as the pick to be the next president of the University of California, Janet Napolitano has endured much criticism. Pegged by many as a government official responsible for anti-immigrant policies and the actions of the much maligned Department of Homeland Security, Napolitano was rightfully
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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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Previewing the Pac-12 Conference

1. Arizona  The Pac-12 renaissance has arrived. With it comes the resurgence of Arizona (3-0). Last year the Wildcats fell uncharacteristically short of an NCAA berth and lost in the first round of the NIT. The program also lost leading scorer Kyle Fogg to graduation. Yet the team hauled in
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Spring forward, fall back

Reel Life

On Sunday, Nov. 4, daylight saving time for the 2012 calendar year will end. Consequently, at the brink of 2 a.m., 48 states — with the exceptions of Arizona and Hawaii — will turn back their clocks one hour and revert back to standard time. Amtrak trains will stop dead
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Rejuvenated league showcased at Pac-12 Media Day

SAN FRANCISCO — Is the Pac-12 back? Among the best conferences in the late 2000s, the league fell flat once Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and other stars left early for the NBA by 2009. Cal was the only Pac-12 team to receive an at-large bid to the NCAA
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