Carolina Hidalgo http://kalw.org en What the UC system can learn from Chile http://kalw.org/post/what-uc-system-can-learn-chile <p>Campuses have played host to several protests throughout the year, with students outraged over steep rising costs. University officials approved tuition increases of eight to sixteen percent per year for four years. It&rsquo;s a continuing trend &ndash;&nbsp;<a href="http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2012/03/06/students-rally-in-sacramento-for-public-education/">tuition has risen by more than 300 percent over the last decade</a>, largely the consequence of drops in state funding.</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:39:59 +0000 Carolina Hidalgo 12714 at http://kalw.org What the UC system can learn from Chile Undocumented students wait for DREAM Act to become a reality http://kalw.org/post/undocumented-students-wait-dream-act-become-reality <p>Twenty-three-year-old Alejandro Jimenez is an honors student at the University of California, Berkeley. He&rsquo;s scheduled to graduate in May. &ldquo;And it&rsquo;s been worth it,&rdquo; he says. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s been tough, but nothing we&rsquo;re doing or we&rsquo;re having is easy.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 18:50:27 +0000 Carolina Hidalgo 9284 at http://kalw.org Undocumented students wait for DREAM Act to become a reality Youth production of old-time play channels present-day movement http://kalw.org/post/youth-production-old-time-play-channels-present-day-movement <p>The <a href="http://www.berkeleyplayhouse.org/about/the-julia-morgan-center-for-the-arts/">Julia Morgan Center for the Arts</a>, built in 1910, is a rustic theater with 328 old-fashioned seats and high wooden beams. It&rsquo;s not exactly the kind of place you&rsquo;d expect to see a spirited performance from a troupe of teens, but that&rsquo;s what happens there.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 22:23:57 +0000 Carolina Hidalgo 5963 at http://kalw.org Youth production of old-time play channels present-day movement