As it stands, undergraduates live under the portent that more dining halls might close, that hours may change unexpectedly, or that current levels of Crimson Cash and BoardPlus may prove insufficient for the duration of the strike.
The UC may well determine that it wants to subsidize other demanding extracurricular positions on campus, but until it passes a measure to that effect, there is no reason why it should use students’ and families’ money to make an exception for itself.
Rather than continuing to fund the War on Drugs, a policy that has done more to increase violence than stem it, the United States should reorient its priorities towards the regulation of marijuana under a well constructed legal framework.
All candidates should renounce any groups that hold that Americans of non-European descent have less of a right to this country than their fellow citizens, and any campaign should find it disturbing that avowed white supremacists consider its rhetoric encouraging.
And while this addition to the college’s European studies will certainly pique the interest of some students, it appears that the college is not advocating for other ethnic studies programs with an equivalent nor even appropriate measure of urgency.