Viewing the glass as half full

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: The UC system's commitment to water conservation is a welcome sign in a world of inaction on environmental issues.

News on the environmental front is not good. According to a leaked draft of a U.N. environmental report, the world’s efforts to mitigate disastrous climate change have been insufficient. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a U.N. panel that provides comprehensive assessments of information about climate change, found countries’ delay
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Wading through the grand narrative: The Yudof legacy

After presiding over the UC system during some of the most tumultuous five years in its history, Yudof stepped down Sunday to make way for former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. His departure signals the end of what may be the most significant chapter in Yudof’s decades-long career as an educator and administrator.
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Flawed from the beginning

CAMPUS ISSUES: The struggle to sell Memorial Stadium seats stems from overly optimistic revenue projections and an ill-conceived project.

The recently renovated Memorial Stadium’s new foundation may stand rock solid, but the same could not be said for the financing plan to cover the project’s roughly $320 million in costs. In spite of Cal Athletics’ and the campus administration’s best efforts to bring the stadium’s finances back onto a
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