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Students protest proposed UC tuition hikes. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Despite Student Protests, UC Board Of Regents Approves Raising Fees By As Much As 28 Percent Over 5 Years

Tuition could be raised by as much as five percent in each of the next five years, unless the state boosts the university system’s budget.

11/20/2014

Students protest proposed UC tuition hikes. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Hundreds Of Students Protest UC Regents Meeting In San Francisco As Tuition Hike Is Considered

The students are voicing concerns about UC President Janet Napolito’s proposal which could increase tuition by as much as five percent over the next five years.

11/19/2014

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UC Berkeley Police Receive Anonymous Letter About Alleged Sex Assault At Fraternity

University of California at Berkeley police said Thursday that they’ve received an anonymous letter from a third party about an alleged sexual assault at a fraternity on Piedmont Avenue near campus last weekend.

11/06/2014

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California’s Proposal To Hike Tuition For Next 5 Years At Odds With Gov. Brown

Tuition at the University of California’s 10 campuses would rise by as much as 5 percent in each of the next five years under a plan UC President Janet Napolitano that is at odds with Gov. Jerry Brown.

11/06/2014

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Bill Maher’s UC Berkeley Speaking Invitation Rescinded By Student Group, But School Won’t Allow It

The student group that selected comedian Bill Maher to be the commencement speaker at the University of California at Berkeley has attempted to rescind the invitation after student backlash over some of Maher’s statements, but the university won’t allow it, school officials said Wednesday.

10/29/2014

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Reports Of Sexual Assaults On UC Campuses Up By 50%

With about 240,000 students, the UC system’s rate of reported sexual assaults last year was about 1 per 1,200 students.

10/02/2014

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‘Stalk And Pounce’ Hunting Method Of Mountain Lions Dissected By UC Santa Cruz Scientists

Scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz say they now know much more about how Mountain Lions stalk, pounce and overpower their prey, thanks to the help of a wildlife tracking collar.

10/02/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

UC President Napolitano Plans To Review Out-Of-State Admissions, Tuition

University of California President Janet Napolitano says she is examining whether the public college system has been admitting too many out-of-state and international students.

09/30/2014

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University Of California Adding Gender-Neutral Restrooms To Become More LGBT-Inclusive

Responding to concerns raised by gay and transgender students and employees, UC President Janet Napolitano directed the system’s 10 campuses to create more gender-neutral restrooms.

09/30/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Adopts ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law, Defines Sexual Consent

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed groundbreaking legislation that defines “yes means yes” when it comes to investigating college sexual assaults. California is now the first state in the nation to adopt such requirements for campuses.

09/29/2014

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