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Proposition 30: What you need to know

Sean McMinn smcminn@mustangdaily.net Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong used just one word in a recent interview with CPTV to describe what it would be like if Proposition 30 is defeated: awful. But even Armstrong, who stands to see his university lose more than $14 million upon the proposition’s defeat, said it is important for students […]

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Budget cuts and Student Success impact rising tuition costs

Students entering the California State University system (CSU) in 2012-13 face a dramatically different fee system than those entering the state’s public university system a decade ago. After a financial crash, a recession and the state struggling to deal with budget shortfalls, CSU tuition has nearly quadrupled for full-time undergraduate students since the 2002-03 scholastic […]

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Demystifying the money: Tuition

[box]Demystifying the Money is a new Mustang Daily series that will break down Cal Poly student tuition and fees.[/box] California State University (CSU) tuition has more than doubled since 2007, and for the first time in history, CSU students are paying for more than 50 percent of their education. Undergraduate tuition is now $5,472 per […]

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Brown pulls trigger, more budget cuts

California Gov. Jerry Brown released his yearly budget proposal last Thursday, introducing the possibility of additional cuts to the California State University (CSU) system. The proposed cuts come less than a month after a December trigger cut slashed $100 million from the CSU budget. That, combined with reductions in funding earlier last year, totaled $750 […]



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