Bill Maher's UC Berkeley Speaking Invitation Rescinded By Student Group, But School Won't Allow ItThe student group that selected comedian Bill Maher to be the commencement speaker at the University of California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.
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.
'Stalk And Pounce' Hunting Method Of Mountain Lions Dissected By UC Santa Cruz ScientistsScientist 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.
UC President Napolitano Plans To Review Out-Of-State Admissions, TuitionUniversity 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.
University Of California Adding Gender-Neutral Restrooms To Become More LGBT-InclusiveResponding 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.
California Adopts 'Yes Means Yes' Law, Defines Sexual ConsentGov. 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.
Why Is Governor Brown Striking Down More Bills Compared To His First Term In Office?Governor Jerry Brown has been busy in recent weeks signing and vetoing legislation. Political analyst Melissa Griffin Caen has more on his decisions.
New Ultra-Responsive Lighting System At UC Berkeley Can Sniff Out, Fix Stinky College Dorm RoomsGreasy pizza boxes, layers of shower scum and several weeks worth of dirty laundry evoke classic scenes from a college dorm room. But now with a new technology being installed at Cal this week, those smells could be left out.
Potentially Poison-Laced Meatballs Found At Santa Rosa Dog ParkEight meatballs that were found Saturday near a dog park in west Santa Rosa have been sent to a lab at University of California at Davis to determine if they contain poison.
University Of California Proposes Creation Of Venture-Capital Fund For Student And Faculty StartupsThe proposal is calling for an initial $250 million investment to finance faculty and student-led startups.
Report Warns Climate Change Could Impact Half Of All North American Bird SpeciesThe National Audubon Society has released a scathing report warning that climate change could force half of the nation’s bird species to move or adapt to smaller homes.
15-Year-Old Skips Past High School, Jumps Into Junior Year At CalHigh school is not for everyone -- certainly not for 15-year-old Sage Ryan who managed to skip it all together and is now entering as a junior at UC Berkeley.
Cops From Pepper-Spraying Incident Revealed In UC Davis' Reynoso ReportThe California Supreme Court has ruled this week that newspapers have a right to publish the names of all the UC Davis campus police officers involved in pepper-spraying student protesters in 2011.
Berkeley Police Investigating People's Park Sexual AssaultPolice are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in Berkeley Monday morning, according to the University of California Police Department.
Customers Chase After Would-Be Laptop Thief From Business Near UC BerkeleyA man tried to run out of a Berkeley business with a laptop being used by a customer there on Monday morning but dropped it when other patrons chased him outside