ASUC Transparency Campaign

As Berkeley’s newspaper of record, we here at The Daily Californian are committed to being open about how and why we cover the stories that we do. This video will give you an inside look at how the Daily Cal covered the ASUC elections this Spring.

Millennials must seek water rights at home and abroad

This op-ed is not about a policy. I want to speak to a set of policies needed in more places around the world to end corruption in the water sector. While water itself may be crystal clear, the fact that certain water providers have failed to meet their responsibilities is
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Demanding transparency from the ASUC

New ASUC Senate, executive officials and staff need to take responsibility for their actions

With the passage of SB 160 on April 18, the UC Berkeley campus has been packed with people pointing fingers at their peers for the controversial decision. Even the Daily Cal has been going crazy about the vote, talking about how so-and-so was harassed by so-and-so and is now pointing
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Daily Cal expenses 2011

As part of our effort to increase our organization’s transparency and help fellow students better understand the financial realities we face, we are releasing financial documents that outline our expenses and revenues. As a media outlet, our purpose is to shed light on the inner workings of our community’s various
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AC Transit and transparency in the ASUC

Increased transparency and accountability rest at the core of ASUC policy and actions. With last semester’s student unification against fee hikes, unsurprisingly, the ASUC reaffirmed its commitment to fiscal accountability. At ASUC Senate finance committee meetings, student groups often request $3 notebooks as senators debate the values of fiscal responsibility, even if
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Bill aiming for increased transparency passes state Senate vote

A bill that aimed at increasing transparency and accountability in auxiliaries and foundations in California’s public higher education system was sent to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk for approval on Thursday. Senate Bill 8 — authored by Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco — will ensure that auxiliaries and foundations at the
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