University of California http://kalw.org en Cannabis News Roundup: November 8, 2013 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-november-8-2013 <p><strong><em>Three wins for cannabis… Washington police dogs no longer trained to detect pot… More health benefits... Former grow house for sale… Events… and more</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>ELECTION RESULTS</em></strong></p><p><strong>East Bay Express</strong><em> // </em><strong>Cannabis-related ballot measures were <a href="http://www.eastbayexpress.com/LegalizationNation/archives/2013/11/06/bevy-of-weed-wins-on-election-day">approved</a> Tuesday </strong>in Colorado, Maine, and Michigan.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 19:23:12 +0000 Steven Short 35651 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: November 8, 2013 Today on Your Call: What does new leadership in the UC system mean for the future of its schools? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-does-new-leadership-uc-system-mean-future-its-schools <p></p><p><span style="line-height: normal; letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: Verdana;"> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Molly Spina 31947 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What does new leadership in the UC system mean for the future of its schools? 99% Invisible: The brief and tumultuous life of the new UC logo http://kalw.org/post/99-invisible-brief-and-tumultuous-life-new-uc-logo <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(98, 101, 102); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">If you’re not from California, or missed this bit of news, the University of California has a new logo&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">– o</span><span style="color: rgb(98, 101, 102); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">r, rather, had a new logo. To be more precise they had a&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.onwardcalifornia.com/" style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(245, 91, 44); border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: solid; border-bottom-color: rgb(224, 226, 225); margin-top: -1px; padding: 1px 0px;" target="_blank">new “visual identity system</a><span style="color: rgb(98, 101, 102); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">,” which is the kind of entirely accurate but completely </span>wonky<span style="color: rgb(98, 101, 102); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;"> description that gets met with sarcastic eye rolls from anyone who isn’t a designer, but there it is. But they don’t have a new</span><span style="color: rgb(98, 101, 102); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;logo anymore. Because of a&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/university-of-california-stop-the-new-uc-logo" style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(245, 91, 44); border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: solid; border-bottom-color: rgb(224, 226, 225); margin-top: -1px; padding: 1px 0px;" target="_blank">massive public backlash</a><span style="color: rgb(98, 101, 102); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">, the </span>UC<span style="color: rgb(98, 101, 102); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;"> system actually&nbsp;</span><a href="http://universityofcalifornia.edu/news/article/28817" style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(245, 91, 44); border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: solid; border-bottom-color: rgb(224, 226, 225); margin-top: -1px; padding: 1px 0px;" target="_blank">suspended the</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(98, 101, 102); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">monogram while we were reporting this story.</span></p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 00:19:54 +0000 Roman Mars 26766 at http://kalw.org 99% Invisible: The brief and tumultuous life of the new UC logo 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 Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, April 24, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-tuesday-april-24-2012 <p>The Oakland police department has announced it will reduce the number of officers in the city&rsquo;s most violent blocks, following complaints from residents of the Oakland hills and North Oakland that burglaries have increased in their neighborhoods, according to an article in the <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/04/24/MNMF1O7PGB.DTL">San Francisco Chronicle</a>. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:12:03 +0000 Mary Rees 9558 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, April 24, 2012