Finding a dean for students

CAMPUS ISSUES: The search for a new dean of students must take into account the concerns of students and the needs of the administration.

While finding the right person to be UC Berkeley’s next dean of students is undoubtedly difficult, the search committee doesn’t have to look too hard to outline both the shoes the new dean needs to fill and this person’s role in tackling some of the challenges the campus faces. The
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We must think before we strike

The threshold for military action that violates international law should be high indeed and must at a minimum be actually capable of helping Syrian citizens who are victims of civil war.
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Student Action announces executive candidates for the upcoming elections

Student Action announced its executive slate on Sunday night. ASUC senator Rafi Lurie will be its nominee for president. Senators Chen-Chen Huo and Ryan Kang will run as the party’s executive vice president and academic affairs vice president candidates, respectively. Safeena Mecklai is running for external affairs vice president.
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Election 2012 Endorsements: National candidates

Barack Obama President of the United States of America Four years after Barack Obama assumed the presidency, the United States still faces a plethora of intimidating challenges. Millions of Americans remain out of work. College students are suffocating under more than $1 trillion in outstanding student loan debt. Undocumented immigrants
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