Monthly Archives: September 2013

Luis Martín-Cabrera – Statement in Support of UAW 2865 Contract Campaign

Over the past decade, and especially after the 2008 financial crisis, we have seen the following trends in the UC system:  the number of disproportionally well compensated administrators has risen dramatically, the number of undergraduate students has steadily grown in … Continue reading

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Day of Action for Public Education — September 17

Please join the rally for public education and the march to the bargaining session of the UC Student-Workers Union (UAW 2865), this Tuesday, September 17, beginning at noon. At the rally, speakers will address the meaning of Napolitano’s appointment for … Continue reading

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Support the call for more all-gender bathrooms at the UC!

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT), gender non-conforming and queer-identified students and workers face discrimination at the University of California every day due to the lack of a sufficient number of allgender restrooms on every UC campus. People who vary in … Continue reading

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[Updated:] Contract with UC Expires Sept. 30: It’s Not a Problem

Update, Nov. 5: At the bargaining session today at UC Berkeley, the union decided not to extend the contract, after having agreed to extend the contract between bargaining sessions in September and October.  The following question and answer sheet, which … Continue reading

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Sign the Petition: UC Management needs to Support Student Parents!

Graduate school can be a difficult place to bear or raise a child.  Formal support for student parents remains limited, and informal norms in our departments often penalize those who are caring for kids.  This is a problem, as student parents … Continue reading

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Report-back from 8/30 Resistance Social

A report-back from the first meeting: Thanks to everyone who came out to our first Resistance Social gathering on Friday evening–it was great to see familiar faces and meet new people! At the meeting, we voted: 1. in support of … Continue reading

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The Link Between Class Size and Access to Education for Undergraduate Students of Color

Troy Araiza Kokinis, a graduate student in the History Department and third year Teacher Assistant at the UCSD, has issued a statement explaining why minority students suffer most from the effects of increased class size. Kokinis writes: The confusion held … Continue reading

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