UC, CSU ill-equipped for earthquakes

Too many UC and CSU campuses aren’t equipped to handle earthquakes — and it’s past time the state did something about it.

Illustration of a student on campus with cracks in the ground and buildings
Alexander Hong/Senior Staff

The specter of “the big one” has long been on our minds as Californians. But last month’s earthquakes made many of us wonder just how catastrophic “the big one” would be if it arrives in our lifetimes.
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City hall building with a paper that reads "Cal Grant"

Summer term students need to receive better financial aid

We looked at studies done by the federal government that showed that students who receive more aid for summer are more likely to take summer courses and graduate on time. Research surrounding summer aid was so compelling that it even prompted the Republican-majority Congress to extend federal aid to summer.
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