Margaret Attridge is a news reporter for BestColleges focusing on higher education news stories in California. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in May 2022 with a BA in journalism and government and politics.
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UC Sees Slight Increase in Applications From Latino/a, Native American Students
Despite a decrease in total applications, the University of California system's 10 institutions saw small increases in applications from first-year students from diverse backgrounds.
Homeless at Humboldt? Inside the Looming Student Housing Crisis at Cal Poly Humboldt.
Amid rising enrollment, Cal Poly Humboldt is prioritizing on-campus housing for new students and pushing existing students into "bridge housing" at nearby hotels.
Sonya Christian Named Chancellor of California Community College System
Christian will be the first woman to serve as the permanent chancellor of the nation’s largest system of higher education.
USC Graduate Student Workers Vote to Unionize
More than 90% of graduate workers at the University of Southern California voted to form a union following recent unionization efforts for academic workers across the country.