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...

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...

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...

RAs Required to Work in Dining Halls During Strike

In anticipation of campus closures in early May due to protests, UC Santa Cruz’s College Housing and Educational Services (CHES) sent a directive to...

AFSCME Draws the Line

For three days, service workers at UC Santa Cruz vacated the dining halls, buses, medical centers and campus grounds and instead gathered at the...

Increase in UCSC Related Drug and Violence Crimes

In five weeks, there have been seven arrests involving UC Santa Cruz students, including weapons felony charges, three guns confiscated along with knives, clubs...

2017 SUA Candidate Interviews

Videos courtesy of Banana Slug News. Voting has begun and will close at midnight on May 23. Students can vote online at elections.ucsc.edu. This year’s...

In Memoriam: Aaryn Goldberg

“It was her ‘Happy Hat,’ for sure,” Aaryn Goldberg’s mother, Linda Kuck, remembers. Kuck knitted her daughter a green beanie as part of one of...
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