A recent study published by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) estimated that the state of California has underfunded public pensions anywhere from $498 billion to $142.6 billion, depending on assumed rates of return on investments.
The Office of Residential Education (ResEd) has implemented changes to the financial policies for student-managed Row houses over the recent months, following the identification of several “compliance issues” during a general review process, according to administrators.
ASSU President Michael Cruz ’12 recently took over the position of Chair of the Community Action Board (CAB), replacing Aracely Mondragon ’13, who stepped down from the post in mid-October for personal reasons unrelated to her work on the Board. Cruz said the split was amicable.
While Hollywood has backed away from some of the more negative depictions of Islam in recent years, the industry has not replaced these stereotypical Muslim characters with more accurate portrayals, according to Camille Alick, program director of Muslims on Screen and Television (MOST).
ASSU Co-Chairs of Entrepreneurship Dan Thompson ’13 and Jon Manzi ’13 announced their resignation last Friday in a letter sent out to student email lists. In the letter, Thompson and Manzi stated that E2.0 — a branch of the ASSU formed this year that advocates on behalf of student entrepreneurs on campus — would be separated from the rest of the student government.
Union Underground – a combination of a free used-clothing store and a student art gallery, located in the basement of Old Union – reopened last Friday after a four-week trial period at the end of last spring quarter.