Loma Prieta Fire Update

Update 9/28 8:35 p.m.: Fire now covers 2,865 acres and is 22% contained. Update 9/27 8:14 p.m.: Loma Fire spreads to 2250 acres and containment...

‘Not A Loan’

  By Georgia Johnson, Alexa Lomberg and Montse Reyes This June, the $5 million grant program the UC Office of the President (UCOP) allocated for system-wide...

Sexual Harassment and Assault Allegations Build Against UCSC Professor

Content warning: This article contains references to sexual harassment and assault. *Name has been changed to protect the anonymity of this source **Gopal Balakrishnan is...

Rebuilding A $50 Million Mistake

Plenty of rumors have been spread by students surrounding the closure of Stevenson and Kresge apartments. There is the theory that students smoking inside the buildings caused the fire alarm to constantly go off, while interior sprinklers caused water build-up. There is the theory that Greek housing would be built in Stevenson’s spot. There is the “deadly black mold” theory. Despite the email from Stevenson College Housing explaining that the apartments were to be remodeled due to water damage, the ongoing lawsuit claiming faulty construction at the infill apartments — Stevenson, Kresge, Cowell and Porter — was kept quiet.

Your Guide to the AFSCME 3299 Strike

UC Santa Cruz social media has abounded with rumors and discussion of upcoming action, dining hall shutdowns and chancellor confrontations. But the actual plans...

What’s Happening at UCSC’s Trailer Park?

UC Santa Cruz originally built its 42-trailer Camper Park in the ‘80s to address a housing shortage. Now, in the midst of a new...

Computer Engineering to Lose ABET Accreditation

The UC Santa Cruz computer engineering department chose not to renew its 20-year Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), which is required or...

Two UCSC Alumnae Among 36 Confirmed Dead in Oakland Fire

The city of Oakland identified UC Santa Cruz alumnae Cash Askew, 22, and Sara Hoda, 30, as two of at least 36 killed in an electronic...

AFSCME Local 3299 Delivers Official Strike Notice

Across all UC campuses and medical facilities, 9,000 UC service workers of the AFSCME Local 3299 union will cease work from May 7-9. This...

A Step Behind

Update: In this story lecturer Nandini Bhattacharya was described as laid off by the PBSci division and rehired by the Hispanic Serving Institute (HSI). We’d...
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