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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Undocumented students across the UC standing together

UC must get more funding for undocumented students

On Jan. 11, Gov. Gavin Newsom put forward a $209 billion state budget proposal that outlines his vision for the state. The bill includes a series of funding increases for the UC, which signal a welcome departure from former governor Jerry Brown’s more restrained appropriations. The governor’s proposal allocated $1.3
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In first budget proposal, Gov. Gavin Newsom shows his commitment to students

STATE ISSUES: Gov. Gavin Newsom set himself apart from his predecessor with his $1.4 billion increase to higher education in his first budget proposal. We just hope this trend continues.

Last week, newly-elected Gov. Gavin Newsom released his budget proposal for the next fiscal year — one that includes greater investments in California’s future with a clear commitment to equality. After former governor Jerry Brown’s disappointing last term, it’s refreshing to see that Newsom is already keeping his promises to his constituents.
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