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CSU, UC students unify to fight for free education

CSU, UC students unify to fight for free education

Samantha Gullikson

November 15, 2016

Students from both the California State University and University of California systems have banded together to fight against growing tuition rates and to advocate for free education. A variety of student unions were formed among the systems to help unify students and academic student employees to wo...

Tuition freeze could cap UC, CSU costs at 2011-2012 academic year’s price

Jason Gallaher

April 23, 2013

Students support the joint efforts of three California State Assembly members to freeze tuition throughout the UC and CSU systems. Assembly Bill 67, authored by Assembly members Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto), Rocky Chávez (R-Oceanside) and Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) would freeze tuition at the rate of ...

Proposed university would grant degrees without holding classes

Proposed university would grant degrees without holding classes

Melissa Simon

April 16, 2013

Assemblyman Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) proposed a new bill suggesting a fourth university system in California, which would be called the New University of California. The new system, as explained in AB 1306, would be an addition to the three systems already in place: University of California, California S...

Bill could allow students to graduate from UC or CSUs in three years, spend less

Shaleeka Powell

April 1, 2013

Two proposed assembly bills could allow students with interests in science, technology, math and engineering attend either a California State University or a University of California for a lower cost. Assemblyman Dan Logue created AB51 and AB181 with hopes to allow more students the opportunity to a...

New assembly bill proposes removal of healthcare caps

New assembly bill proposes removal of healthcare caps

Megan Diskin

March 24, 2013

CLARIFICATION: The following quote has been changed to reflect the CSU wanting to provide access to education for students, not just healthcare. “Our main mission is to provide access to students. Whether or not you have health care or not, we want to provide higher education,” said Stephanie Th...

Tuition will not be raised for Spring semester though trigger cuts likely

Andrew Lopez

October 3, 2011

Students will not be asked for more tuition to make up for what have been described as inevitable trigger cuts, set to slash another $100 million from California higher education if the state does not meet expected revenues by December, said CSU Chancellor Charles Reed. “I think the trigger will...

A.S. makes finances top priority

Samantha Tata

January 26, 2011

Associated Student's top priority this semester is finances in light of Governor Brown’s budget cut proposal to the UC and CSU systems. “It makes me shudder to think that this cut is a best case scenario,” said Tom Piernik, A.S. university advisor during the A.S. meeting.  “The CSU is putting...

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