Hundreds of students at UC Berkeley walked out of class and marched in the rain Thursday, demanding that their tuition go down following the passage of Proposition 30.
As fall classes began Thursday at the University of California at Berkeley, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau said the university remains the top public university in the world despite drastic cuts in state funding in recent years.
The University of California, Berkeley will pay a photojournalist $162,500 to settle a lawsuit alleging campus police illegally searched his camera for photos of a student protest outside the chancellor’s home.
The chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley plans to step down from his post at the end of the year.
The University of California, Berkeley is launching a new financial aid program for middle-class students.
University of California at Berkeley police on Thursday defended their actions during demonstrations on campus the day before when the newly formed “Occupy Cal” movement drew thousands of people and resulted in dozens of arrests.
Just as classes were getting underway for the fall semester, the University of California was looking to give students a more accurate financial forecast as they pursue higher education.