Union petitions to lift UC SHIP lifetime coverage limits

The petition was initiated by UAW Local 2865 — a union representing UC student workers — on Jan. 16 calling for the UC to lift the $400,000 lifetime coverage cap and the annual $10,000 prescription drug cap from the UC SHIP in order to align the plan with the Affordable Care Act.
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UC Berkeley students attend Republican National Convention

Never too far from politics, students from UC Berkeley made an appearance at the Republican National Convention last week. Six Berkeley College Republicans traveled to Tampa, Fla.,  as volunteers for California’s delegation to the convention, which took place Aug. 27 to 30 and centered on the theme of “A Better
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Faces of Berkeley: Kenya Wheeler, cancer survivor

Berkeley graduate student wins against cancer, loses insurance

On the top of his buzzed head, Kenya Wheeler has a thin, almost unnoticeable line where his hair does not grow — a surgical scar that reminds him that he, as a brain cancer survivor, will always have to live with the fear of relapse. For the last seven months,
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