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Gov. Brown’s Budget Plan May Help Calif. Colleges Avoid Tuition Hikes

After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2013

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UC Suspends ‘Cheap’ New Logo After Widespread Protest

The University of California on Friday suspended a new, modern looking logo after receiving widespread criticism about the contemporary design replacing the venerable institutional seal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/14/2012

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Online Petition Calls On UC To Scrap ‘Cheap’ New Logo

The University of California’s new logo isn’t getting high marks from some students, staff and alumni.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2012

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UCLA, UCR Fire Back At Article Placing Campuses Among ‘Most Dangerous’ In America

School officials at two local universities are angered by a published report that placed their campuses near the bottom when it comes to safety.

11/24/2012

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Private Colleges Boom As Calif. Universities Falter

California’s public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state’s private colleges and universities.

10/20/2012

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Study: California Experiencing Stronger Heat Waves Along The Coast

A study has found California heat waves are progressively becoming more humid, with elevated nighttime temperatures and are becoming stronger in populous coastal areas.

08/29/2012

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UC Argues In Favor Of Race-Conscious Admissions

The University of California is weighing in on the U.S. Supreme Court case over the use of affirmative action in college admissions.

CBS Los Angeles–08/13/2012

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UC Regents Strike Plea Deal In UCLA Lab Death Case

Charges against the University of California regents have dropped in the death of a UCLA research assistant who died following a campus lab fire in 2008.

07/28/2012

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Criminal Charges Dismissed Against UC Regents In Death Of UCLA Student

Criminal charges were dismissed Friday against the regents of the University of California, in connection with the fatal injuries suffered by a staff research assistant in a 2008 laboratory fire at UCLA.

07/27/2012

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UC Board To Endorse Tax Initiative, Freeze Tuition

University of California leaders are planning to freeze tuition and endorse Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative, but UC students could face a steep midyear tuition hike if voters reject the November ballot measure.

07/18/2012

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University Of California Weighs More Tuition Hikes

University of California students could face significantly higher tuition if the state doesn’t increase funding and voters reject the governor’s tax initiative, school administrators said Tuesday.

05/10/2012

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UCLA Accidentally Sends Wait-Listed Students Email Suggesting They’ve Been Admitted

Hundreds of students who had been wait-listed for admission to the University of California, Los Angeles, received an email this weekend that congratulated them on being accepted to the school.

04/10/2012

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Police Looking For Arson Suspect Who Set Fire At University Of California, Santa Barbara

Police at the University of California, Santa Barbara say they are looking for an arsonist after a fire that badly damaged a trailer, a water tender and other heavy equipment at a campus construction site.

01/29/2012

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Students Protest Budget Cuts, Proposed Fee Hikes At UC Riverside

Students are gathering to protest at U.C. Riverside, where the Board of Regents is scheduled to have a meeting Thursday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/19/2012

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UC Campuses To Institute Strict Tobacco Ban

The University of California will ban smoking and tobacco products from all 10 of its campuses.

01/13/2012

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