An empty gesture

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: A recently approved state bill, while it attempts to increase transparency, deflects from the real problems at the UC and CSU.

A little advance notice of an impending calamity is better than none at all. In that spirit, a bill approved last week by the state Senate marks a commendable step toward more transparency at California public universities. The bill, authored by Assemblymembers Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, and Marty Block, D-San Diego,
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State legislators question university officials about November protests

Over the course of a more than four hour joint legislative hearing in Sacramento Wednesday, state legislators sought answers from UC and CSU officials regarding police use of force against nonviolent protesters in recent weeks. Legislators repeatedly questioned officials — including UC President Mark Yudof and UC Davis Chancellor Linda
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