10 things you missed from yesterday’s Robert Reich panel

For those of you who are midterm-submerged, cheeks-still-bulging-from-Taco-Tuesday fare, the Clog has come to fill your political fix. To help you make those A+ contributions to your discussion (or impress that attractive poli sci GSI), we’ve compiled a list of the most important takeaways from the Federal Budget panel Wednesday
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Poll: Strong support for Brown’s tax plan

University of California advocates have at least one reason to be optimistic heading into the 2012 election season: a strong majority of Californians support Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax proposal that would prevent cuts to UC in 2013, according to a recent statewide survey. The survey — released Tuesday by the
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Search begins for new dean of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

After the resignation of former UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Dean Neil Henry last summer, the search for the new dean has begun, campus administrators announced Wednesday. In an email sent to academic titles, deans, directors and department chairs, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer invited nominations and applications for
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Forum to continue discussion on state of public universities

Campus deans and student leaders will meet Tuesday for the second installment of the Future of Public Universities forum, which will feature five speakers who will discuss the roles of taxation, citizenship and protest in the current higher education financial crisis. The forum — which will take place from noon
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