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Record Number Of Students Apply For UC Admission

A plan to raise fees at the University of California system doesn’t seem to be deterring prospective students and the system has again received a record number of applications for undergraduate admission.

12/12/2014

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U.C. Expands Legal Services For Immigrant Students

The University of California is planning to offer legal services at six campuses to students who are living in the U.S. illegally or have parents who might be eligible for deportation relief under President Barack Obama’s new immigration order, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Friday.

11/21/2014

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UCLA, UCI Students Protest Proposed Tuition Hikes

University of California students rallied Tuesday to protest proposed tuition hikes in Westwood and Irvine.

11/18/2014

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Gov. Brown Appoints 2 New Members To UC Board Of Regents

Gov. Jerry Brown appointed two new members to the University of California Board of Regents on the eve of what is expected to be a contentious vote over the system’s plan to raise tuition.

11/18/2014

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Man Arrested In Connection With Kidnapping Of UCR Student

Authorities say a 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a student from the University of California, Riverside (UCR).

10/08/2014

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Lawmakers Approve $100 Million Boost For UC, CSU

Democratic lawmakers have approved legislation that would give the University of California and California State University systems a financial boost this year despite Gov. Jerry Brown’s opposition.

08/30/2014

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Obama Plans OC Fundraising Stop Prior To UC Irvine Commencement Address

President Obama is scheduled to take part in a roundtable discussion in Laguna Beach before he heads to Anaheim’s Angel Stadium for the June 14 ceremony, a DNC official said.

06/06/2014

A large brush fire has prompted the evacuation of California State University, San Marcos. (credit: CBS)

Brush Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Cal State University, San Marcos Campus

A brush fire has prompted the evacuation Wednesday of California State University at San Marcos.

05/14/2014

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More Latino Than White Students Admitted To UC

More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state’s premier public universities for the first time, officials said Friday, a milestone that reflects the diverse racial makeup of a state where Latino children represent a majority of students in public schools.

04/18/2014

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UC Survey Reveals Attitudes On Campus Diversity

Nearly one-quarter of University of California students, staff and faculty members say they have felt excluded, intimidated or on the receiving end of hostile or offensive behavior.

03/19/2014

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About 13K UC Hospital Workers Vote To Strike On March 24

About 13,000 University of California hospital workers voted to go on strike March 24, according to the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.

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UCI Backpedals On Allowing E-Cigarettes On Campus

After taking a stand as the only University of California campus to allow electronic cigarettes and chewing tobacco, UC Irvine has reversed its decision under pressure from UC officials.

01/14/2014

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UCLA Sued Over Primate Research Records

An animal rights group has sued the University of California, Los Angeles, for refusing to release records on its use of primates in lab experiments.

12/19/2013

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Union Workers Begin Voting On UC Contract This Week

A union representing more than 12,000 researchers, technical employees and health care professionals for the University of California is expected to vote this week on a contract that would provide wage increases and retain retirement benefits.

12/16/2013

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Student Pleads Not Guilty To Carrying Loaded Firearm Onto UC Irvine Campus

Manas Moole Reddy, of Irvine, was arrested on Nov. 18 after a UCI student alerted camputs police to a man clutching a firearm in an open bag on campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2013

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