Governor makes decisions on higher education bills

Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown made decisions on several bills that will affect students and faculty at the state’s higher education institutions, including future fee increases, faculty tenure review policies and expansions to scholarship and medical coverage for student athletes.
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Occupy Cal to hold demonstration in Anthropology Library

Occupy Cal protesters plan to hold a “study-in” encampment in the UC Berkeley anthropology library Thursday to protest recent cuts to library hours and unfilled staff positions. The protesters plan to use the George and Mary Foster Anthropology Library in Kroeber Hall as a study-in space for two hours in
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Occupy Cal returns for the spring semester

Occupy Cal is back. On Tuesday evening, demonstrators held a general assembly meeting on the steps of Sproul Hall to discuss how to rally support for the movement, which garnered national attention during the fall semester. About 20 participants attended the meeting, which lasted almost two hours and revolved around planning Occupy
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Regents approve funding for Lower Sproul renovation

The renovation of Lower Sproul Plaza overcame a major hurdle Monday when, in minutes, the UC Board of Regents approved the project as well as the hundreds of millions of dollars of debt that will come with it. The board’s Committee on Grounds and Buildings approved the $193 million project,
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