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Tuition plan gets a push from Biden, shrug from some

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| Vice President Joe Biden promoted the administration's free community college tuition plan, but it's California's cost of living that's the real problem, he's told.

Excitement, doubts as news of Obama's tuition plan spreads


Reaction to Obama’s proposal to make community college free for some students came Friday. Educators await word on its details to gauge its impact on California.

UC tuition increases: Where would the money go?


As the debate continues over proposed tuition increases for University of California system students versus more state funding, the players lay out their arguments.

CSU Fullerton president joins key D.C. group board


Graduates of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute leadership program work in the Obama administration as well as in other federal offices.

UCLA professors force a vote on diversity class requirement


Opponents collected enough signatures to mandate a vote among faculty on a requirement for a diversity class for undergraduates.

The pros and cons of studying for finals to music


As students dive into their books to study for finals, it's time to ask: will classical music in the background help you ace that test?

UC tuition hike would hurt students, protesters say


UC tuition would rise to $12,804 yearly next fall or $612 more than this year. The planned increases would increase tuition to $15,564 by 2019.

UC students plan to walk out of class Monday


The University of California regents' decision to increase tuition annually over a five-year period prompted student protests and a scheduled walkout on Monday.