Worried students at Sproul Plaza looking up at cloud that reads "Tuition Hikes"

The UC Board of Regents’ proposed nonresident tuition hike undermines equity goals

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: Nonresidents diversify the university community, and raising their tuition even more would merely exacerbate their financial struggles

This Wednesday, the regents will consider implementing both an increase in tuition for nonresident students and a cap on their enrollment. Although the UC system is a public university that should primarily serve local students, Wednesday’s proposals would not only harm existing students but would also completely contradict the university’s mission statement of promoting educational equity.
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Undocumented students across the UC standing together

UC must get more funding for undocumented students

On Jan. 11, Gov. Gavin Newsom put forward a $209 billion state budget proposal that outlines his vision for the state. The bill includes a series of funding increases for the UC, which signal a welcome departure from former governor Jerry Brown’s more restrained appropriations. The governor’s proposal allocated $1.3
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University takes step toward right direction

When an undocumented student receives an acceptance letter from one of the University of California campuses, they’re immediately at a disadvantage compared to students with citizenship. Unlike citizens, undocumented students have fewer financial resources at their fingertips to help them through their years at UC Berkeley. In the state of
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