Bite the surcharge bullet

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: The regents’ decision to extend a $60 tuition surcharge is painful, but necessary to pay for the outcome of old lawsuits.

UC students shouldn’t be surprised that they are shouldering the burden of administrators’ financial mismanagement. The university has a history of solving its fiscal problems by turning to the student body. But in the case of the recently extended tuition surcharge, there appears to be no viable alternative. Students have
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