Students applaud budget proposal

Graphic Design by Louise Dolby The California State Student Association (CSSA) praised Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s budget proposal that he announced Tuesday would eliminate fee increases at California colleges and universities. The proposed budget provides nearly $2.8 billion in state general…

California rejects all propositions

Emily Logan After the results came in, San Luis Obispo County voters agreed with the rest of the state, as citizens voted “no” on every proposition except Propsitions 74 and 75. California voters shot down every proposition, making the election…

California decides today

sheila sobchik California voters will cast their ballots today in a special election for Propositions 73 through 80. Student leaders of clubs such as the Cal Poly College Republicans and Progressive Student Alliance have been raising awareness regarding the election’s…

Expect CSU fee increase

The California State University Board of Trustees passed an 8 percent fee increase for all CSU schools Thursday. Tuition will increase $204 for all undergraduate and teaching-credential students in the 2006-07 school year. Yearly tuition at each campus will inflate…

UC Santa Barbara discourages Halloween visitors

To keep Halloween as safe as possible this year, UC Santa Barbara is discouraging non-UCSB students from parking on campus this weekend. Any vehicles parked on campus from Friday evening through Tuesday morning without a UCSB permit will be cited…

California Faculty Association sued

The Right to Work Committee, based in Virginia, has sued the California Faculty Association alleging that the CFA has been using non-member agency funds for political action. “Money coming from non-members is not spent on politics,” CFA Communications Director Alice…

Gov. signs bill to offer doctorate of education

Gov. Schwarzenegger signed a bill in September that authorizes the California State University system to independently offer a doctorate of education degree. “This legislation marks perhaps the most significant change in the CSU system’s role in the last four decades,”…