First impressions

Transfer Talks

Early one Sunday morning, my sister and I drove northbound on Highway 101 toward the Bay Area. It was about a five-hour drive to Berkeley from Santa Barbara, and we were both excited to visit the campus that would become my home for the next two years. I’d driven to
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2 years

Transfer Talks

Community college was supposed to take two years for the average aspiring transfer student. That average wasn’t going to apply to me.
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Three students with backpacks

Vote ‘yes’ on the Transfer Remedy Act referendum

Despite the fact that transfer students currently make up nearly 30 percent of UC Berkeley’s incoming class, not a single transfer student was elected to the ASUC Senate in 2018. Without transfer representation within the ASUC Senate, decisions that impact these community members will be made without their input.
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ASUC needs a permanent transfer student representative

The number of transfer students in elected offices is consistently either one or zero, despite an incoming enrollment of nearly one-third of all undergraduate students. In the last six years, only six of the last 150 elected representatives were transfer students.
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UC Berkeley must provide free menstrual products in all campus restrooms

CAMPUS ISSUES: Menstrual products are a basic necessity. Campus officials must prioritize their accessibility to students.

Last week, the Berkeley Unified School District board unanimously approved a policy that would require all girls’ and gender-neutral bathrooms to have free menstrual products — a mark of progress on the district’s part. But what’s alarming is that the world’s “No. 1 public university” has yet to follow suit in providing this basic necessity to community members.
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