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    Opinion: UC must stay committed to underrepresented students after Proposition 16 failure

    Both Orfield and Patricia Gandara, a research professor of education, brought up financial difficulties as a factor that may hinder the completion of a UC degree.

    “I know particularly for Latino students, this is often an issue of having to take a job alongside school, which slows people down and keeps them from graduating,” Gandara said.