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Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on March 16, 1989. Student housing at UCSF is undergoing a transition, another result of the ongoing space crisis on this campus. The west wing of Millberry Union, which used to house students in dormitory-style rooms, was converted to administrative office space last year. The east wing, which currently houses 80 students, is slated fora similar conversion after the ’89 - ‘9O school year.
 

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper March 11, 1999.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper March 5, 1992.] Dr. David Himmelstein, founder of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), promised that “something rather straightforward and simple can be done to save the United States healthcare system.” That something, he thinks, is a Canadian-style national health plan similar to the Russo bill being proposed in the House.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Feb. 23 1989. UC officials and outside experts told the UC Board of Regents Feb. 16 that the university faces a looming crisis in graduate education.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Feb. 18, 1999. Fourth-year medical student Todd Whitehurst recently drafted “Patient Safety Initiative” would limit the number of hours that interns, residents, and medical students work to 72 per week.

Originally published in Synapse The UCSF Student Newspaper on Feb. 12, 1981.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, February 8, 1979. In coming years, Californians can expect decreased health care services, a larger tax bite to compensate for revenue lost after Proposition 13, or some combin

[Originally published on Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper Jan. 28, 1999.] Many UCSF students have appreciated the convenience of registering and filing online during the past year. However, the registrar's Web server has not been using encrypted protocols to transfer personal information such as social security numbers, home phone numbers, and grades over the internet.
[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on Jan. 19, 1989] Governor Deukmejian’s proposed 1989-90 budget will lead to a 10 percent increase in UC student registration and education fees as of Fall, 1989. This would raise the average cost per student by $144 to $1,577 for California residents. Out-of-state students will face a 17 percent rise in tuition.
This story was originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on December 17, 1971. The chronicle of rehabilitation practices in California penal institutions has often been grim. Only 20 years ago, for instance, psychiatry in prisons consisted primarily of punitive or disciplinary practices.