Who pays more? Who pays less?

On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, the UC Board of Regents is scheduled to have a critical vote on President Janet Napolitano’s proposed five-year budget plan, which includes, in the absence of significant increases in state funding, 5 percent annual increases in tuition.
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Paying Their Way

For some students, an increase in tuition or fees means leaning more on their parents for funds. For others, paying their way through college is an entirely different game.

For some students, an increase in tuition or fees means leaning more on their parents for funds. For others, paying their way through college is an entirely different game.
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Campus CFO to step down at end of September

UC Berkeley Chief Financial Officer Erin Gore is stepping down at the end of the month after four years of helping oversee new campus financial initiatives to aid students. Gore’s major projects during her time on campus included helping to establish the first comprehensive campuswide budget plan and overseeing the
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Meeting on middle ground

HIGHER EDUCATION: Legislators are realizing the importance of keeping higher education accessible to the middle class with a new scholarship program.

A new middle class scholarship program in the state budget passed June 14 is an encouraging step by lawmakers toward funding higher education, though the program pales in comparison to a similar bill which failed in the state Senate last August. The new program aims to reduce the cost of
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Chancellor Robert Birgeneau

CAMPUS ISSUES: As UC Berkeley prepares to welcome a new chancellor, students should respect the legacy that Chancellor Birgeneau leaves behind.

During Robert Birgeneau’s nearly nine years as the chancellor of UC Berkeley, he led the campus as it weathered an unprecedented challenge. While the state slashed hundreds of millions of dollars from the University of California’s budget, he fought to maintain the quality of education at this institution against all
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