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Students and Workers Show Solidarity at UCSB

AFSCME Local 3299 encourages activism in face of UC budget cuts. Read story.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

UC Testing Online Courses

Faced with rising enrollment pressures and limited funds for campus expansion, the University of California (UC) system is testing the waters of online undergraduate instruction by calling on interested faculty to take part in an intensive, two-year pilot project. Read story.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

UCSB Sees Surge in Applicants

University officials claim more students but fewer classes won’t affect education quality. Read story.

Friday, January 22, 2010

State of the State Denounced

UCSB students discuss the budget proposal and hear from State Assembly candidates. Read story.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

UC Budget Numbers Don't Add Up, Scholars Claim

Researchers and technicians cite increased grant revenue. Read story.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Fighting and Fasting at UCSB

Students unite with staff to protest rising inaccessibility of the UC. Read story.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Massive Tuition Hikes Passed

UC Regents approved a 32 percent increase in tuition, causing students to protest en masse. Read story.

Originally published 9:00 p.m., November 23, 2009
Updated 11:00 a.m., November 24, 2009

Nanotechnology Wins Public Approval

A UC study claims benefits outweigh risks in popular perception. Read story.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Protesters Target UC Regents

Claim student fee hikes, salary cuts will reduce pride of California to state of mediocrity. Read story.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

UCSB Faculty Fumes at Furloughs Forum

A Friday town hall meeting indicated that the school's staff is split on it's next course of action. Read story.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

UC Prez Protested at Small Business Awards

University workers decried the selection of Yudof as the event's keynote speaker in light of recent budget slashing. Read story.

Friday, August 7, 2009

UC Coalition Rejecting Furloughs, Fees, Pay Cuts

Protesters favor a fourth option. Read story.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

UC's Washington, D.C., Exchange Program to Be Restructured

A Washington, D.C., exchange program run by the University of California is facing budget problems. Read story.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

UCSB Community Resists Salary Slashing, Furlough Proposals

Yang to present case to UC President Mark Yudof. Read story.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

UCSB Cuts Continue

U.C. officials contemplate furloughs, $800 million in budget shortfalls Read story.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Regina Carter

"Southern Comfort" marks a transition from the exploration of her ... Read More