Exploring New Territory in Experimental Economics

UC Santa Cruz’s experimental economics program performed a new experiment this year — bringing the North American Science Association conference to UCSC for the first time in its 25-year history.

The Search for a New SUA President

Student Union Assembly (SUA) President Ray Inoue announced he will be resigning from his position at the end of fall quarter. Inoue, who ran...

The Power of Student Outreach

Destination Higher Education takes place April 11 to 13, introducing high school students from low income communities all over California to not only what UCSC has to offer, but also to the benefits of higher education.

Q&A with George Blumenthal and Marlene Tromp

City on a Hill Press: In the Strategic Academic Plan, there is talk of certain programs receiving more funding than others. How is UCSC...

Success out of Suffering

“You don’t really know what you’re capable of doing until the chips are down and you have to act,” Dr. Hedwig “Hedy” Rose said...

‘Slug Nebula’ May Connect Galaxies

Captured in an image by UC Santa Cruz astronomers, an illuminated piece of the intergalactic cosmic web, lovingly named “Slug Nebula,” has been recognized...

Mending the Military’s Protocol on Sexual Assault

After 26,000 cases of sexual assault in the military were reported to have occurred during 2012, a 37 percent increase from 2010, the Secretary of Defense decided to examine the systems in place for handling sexual assault cases. UC Hastings Academic Dean and Provost Elizabeth Hillman spoke about these issues on Nov. 6 as a part of the UC Social Justice Speaker Series.

Library Purges Print Collection

More than 80,000 texts were permanently removed without faculty approval from the Science and Engineering (S&E) Library last summer to make room for renovated...

Celebrating Young Leaders and Martin Luther King Jr.

Ten Santa Cruz community members met at the Del Mar Theater on Jan. 13, but rather than watching a film, they gathered to discuss...

Listening in a Climate of Uncertainty

On a frosty day in Charleston, Illinois, Teresa Maria Linda Scholz packed her things, picked up Jack — her one eyed cat — and...


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