UC’s academic workers strike brings stress to undergraduates


              Graduate student instructors and researchers picket at University of California, Berkeley during the fourth week of a strike by academic workers at the 10-campus UC system in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Jana Nassar, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by University of California academic workers at is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, no one to answer their questions and uncertainty about how they will be graded as they wrap up the year. Nassar, said she believes academic workers should be better paid but she is growing concerned as the strike continues. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Susana Sotelo, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by University of California academic workers at is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, and no one to answer their questions. Sotelo, 19, said she is not yet sure how she will be graded for her classes except for her psychology class, which will be considered successfully completed if she turns in her research project. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Jonathan Mackris, a doctorate student at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Mackris is one of thousands of University of California academic workers on strike to demand higher wages and better benefits. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, no one to answer their questions and uncertainty about how they will be graded as they wrap up the year. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Tyler Manning, a post-doctoral researcher at UC Berkeley, leads a chant as striking academic workers picket on the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Graduate student instructors and researchers picket at University of California, Berkeley's Sather Gate during the fourth week of a strike by academic workers at the 10-campus UC system in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Graduate student instructors and researchers picket at University of California, Berkeley during the fourth week of a strike by academic workers at the 10-campus UC system in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Jana Nassar, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by University of California academic workers at is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, no one to answer their questions and uncertainty about how they will be graded as they wrap up the year. Nassar, said she believes academic workers should be better paid but she is growing concerned as the strike continues. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Susana Sotelo, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by University of California academic workers at is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, and no one to answer their questions. Sotelo, 19, said she is not yet sure how she will be graded for her classes except for her psychology class, which will be considered successfully completed if she turns in her research project. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Jonathan Mackris, a doctorate student at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Mackris is one of thousands of University of California academic workers on strike to demand higher wages and better benefits. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, no one to answer their questions and uncertainty about how they will be graded as they wrap up the year. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Tyler Manning, a post-doctoral researcher at UC Berkeley, leads a chant as striking academic workers picket on the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Graduate student instructors and researchers picket at University of California, Berkeley's Sather Gate during the fourth week of a strike by academic workers at the 10-campus UC system in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Graduate student instructors and researchers picket at University of California, Berkeley during the fourth week of a strike by academic workers at the 10-campus UC system in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Jana Nassar, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by University of California academic workers at is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, no one to answer their questions and uncertainty about how they will be graded as they wrap up the year. Nassar, said she believes academic workers should be better paid but she is growing concerned as the strike continues. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Susana Sotelo, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by University of California academic workers at is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, and no one to answer their questions. Sotelo, 19, said she is not yet sure how she will be graded for her classes except for her psychology class, which will be considered successfully completed if she turns in her research project. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Jonathan Mackris, a doctorate student at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Mackris is one of thousands of University of California academic workers on strike to demand higher wages and better benefits. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, no one to answer their questions and uncertainty about how they will be graded as they wrap up the year. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Tyler Manning, a post-doctoral researcher at UC Berkeley, leads a chant as striking academic workers picket on the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Graduate student instructors and researchers picket at University of California, Berkeley's Sather Gate during the fourth week of a strike by academic workers at the 10-campus UC system in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Graduate student instructors and researchers picket at University of California, Berkeley during the fourth week of a strike by academic workers at the 10-campus UC system in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Jana Nassar, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by University of California academic workers at is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, no one to answer their questions and uncertainty about how they will be graded as they wrap up the year. Nassar, said she believes academic workers should be better paid but she is growing concerned as the strike continues. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Susana Sotelo, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by University of California academic workers at is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, and no one to answer their questions. Sotelo, 19, said she is not yet sure how she will be graded for her classes except for her psychology class, which will be considered successfully completed if she turns in her research project. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Jonathan Mackris, a doctorate student at the University of California, Berkeley, poses for a photo on campus in Berkeley, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Mackris is one of thousands of University of California academic workers on strike to demand higher wages and better benefits. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage is causing stress for many students who are facing canceled classes, no one to answer their questions and uncertainty about how they will be graded as they wrap up the year. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Tyler Manning, a post-doctoral researcher at UC Berkeley, leads a chant as striking academic workers picket on the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              Graduate student instructors and researchers picket at University of California, Berkeley's Sather Gate during the fourth week of a strike by academic workers at the 10-campus UC system in Berkeley, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, classes are being cancelled and important research is being disrupted at the 10 campuses of the University of California. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
            
              FILE - People participate in a protest outside of the University of California Los Angeles campus in Los Angeles,  Nov. 14, 2022. A month into the nation's largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by the university's  academic workers at 10 campuses is causing stress for many undergraduate students. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
            
              FILE - People participate in a protest outside of the University of California Los Angeles campus in Los Angeles, Nov. 14, 2022. A month into the nation’s largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by the university's academic workers at 10 campuses is causing stress for many undergraduate students. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
            
              FILE - Hundreds of University of California graduate workers and supporters carry on a strike to decry the university's  treatment toward students and employees in Sacramento, Calif., on Dec. 5, 2022. A month into the nation’s largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by the university's academic workers at 10 campuses is causing stress for many undergraduate students. (Brontë Wittpenn/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
            
              FILE - Stratton Georgoulis, student researcher and strike captain, stands with hundreds of University of California graduate workers and supporters as they carry on a strike to decry the university's treatment toward students and employees in Sacramento, Calif., on Dec. 5, 2022. A month into the nation’s largest strike involving higher education, the work stoppage by the university's academic workers at 10 campuses is causing stress for many undergraduate students. (Brontë Wittpenn/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, File)
UC’s academic workers strike brings stress to undergraduates