Half of Middle Class Scholarship Act passes in state assembly

Half of the legislation that makes up the California Middle Class Scholarship Act passed in the state Assembly Wednesday. Assembly Bill 1501, which passed in a 54-to-15 vote, establishes the Middle Class Scholarship Program, which would cut fees for middle-class UC and CSU students by two-thirds and would also reduce fees at the California Community
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UC Student Association director runs for San Francisco Board of Education

University of California Student Association Executive Director Matt Haney is running for a spot on the San Francisco Board of Education. Haney filed paperwork indicating his intention to run April 11, joining five other candidates who will square off in November for four seats on the board. As executive director of the UCSA,
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Unjustified

CAMPUS ISSUES: The use of violence by police against protesters last week was unacceptable, as was administrators’ initial response.

Thousands of students, instructors and staff members emerged from varied corners of campus Wednesday afternoon to rally on Upper Sproul Plaza, the very venue that once showcased the Free Speech Movement. In stark contrast to more recent protests, student government officials stood shoulder-to-shoulder with these fellow demonstrators, and a member
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Despite scrutiny brought by bake sale, many UC students call Gov. Brown

With a controversial bake sale at UC Berkeley bringing attention to SB 185, the UC Student Association orchestrated systemwide call-in events Tuesday which saw hundreds of students across the state call Gov. Jerry Brown’s office in support of the bill. Every UC campus student association, with the exception of UC Davis
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