Cal Football player and opposing team player clash on the field

Cal football revenue shouldn’t come at the cost of its student-athletes

CAMPUS ISSUES: Cal football players deserve to be protected from the long-term health risks their sport exposes them to

Football players are at a high risk of developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy — a degenerative disease that results from repeated trauma to the head. Football is a key source of revenue for the campus athletic department, but should this money really come at the cost of its students’ welfare?
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Robert Paylor’s paralysis makes athletic injustices more apparent

CAMPUS ISSUES: Risks to student athletes warrant more attention from campus administration

College athletes at UC Berkeley are essentially working a full-time job for the campus, and they’re not being paid for it. Let’s not mince words. A lot of college sports on major university campuses are professional in everything but name and pay. Student athletes train for long, grueling hours on
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Laboring against a stigma

CAMPUS ISSUES: Faculty and student population must take it upon themselves to fight discrimination against pregnant students on campus.

Not everyone on our campus took the same path to get here; we need to be accommodating of different student lifestyles, from student-parents and pregnant students to veterans and athletes.
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Constraints felt by all students

CAMPUS ISSUES: The whole student body can benefit from increased attention to their undergraduate experience, not just student-athletes.

In January, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks convened the Task Force on Academics and Athletics to better understand the needs of student-athletes.
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Pac-12 Networks strike hurts jobs

We are now in year two of the Pac-12 Networks, a bold venture that gives our 12 universities their own media company. Our focus is to provide unprecedented exposure for all student-athletes and, just as importantly, learning and paid internship opportunities for thousands of Pac-12 students. Unfortunately, those opportunities are
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