UCSC Receives $32 Million Photography Collection

UC Santa Cruz just received the largest donation in campus history. The $32 million collection from the Marin Community Foundation of 12,000 photographic prints,...

Strategic Academic Planning Process Leaves Students, Faculty Feeling Unheard

The campus’ Strategic Academic Plan (SAP) is entering its final phase, the Strategic Plan & Implementation Playbook, this month. Faculty and students alike have...

The Iron is Hot

UPDATE: AFSCME Local 3299 workers voted with 97 percent in favor to strike early Thursday morning. According to AFSCME 3299 communications director John de...

Re-Pledging My Love For Greek Life

Students who frequent UCSC’s Quarry Plaza understand that the first week of the quarter is a game of Minesweeper for those actively trying to avoid contact with UCSC’s Greek letter organizations (GLOs). As a member of a women’s fraternity — a proud sister of Kappa Kappa Gamma — I’ve certainly had my hang-ups about joining a system with such a mysterious and elusive past. If you ask any student at UCSC about GLOs, most of them will murmur something vague about a “koi pond incident” — but nobody seems to know the facts.

Stoked On Spokes, Part II

May is National Bike Month, which has been a League of American Bicyclists sponsored event since 1956. Bicycle-centered events such as Bike to Work...

Fair Familiarizes Students with Safety Resources

Instead of earning a free cab ride in New York City, UC Santa Cruz students earned RADD apparel in the “cash cab” at the Public Safety and Resources Fair on April 7. Converted to imitate its namesake from the popular television show, student police ambassadors inside the cab challenged students on their knowledge of drunk driving.

Flooding in Stevenson Casa 4 Displaces 90 Students

The Stevenson Housing Office relocated all 90 residents of Stevenson Casa 4 due to flooding on the third floor. The flood occurred at about...

Social Documentation Screening June 10 at Del Mar Theatre

After spending the last two years of their lives capturing intimate portraits of communities and individuals on film, seven students will share the fruits...

Beneath The Ice

Creatures Below Antarctic Sheet Incite Evolutionary and Extraterrestrial Questions Forty-four scientists woke up to another nightless day in Antarctica to collect water samples and temperatures in a hidden subglacial lake,...

Misuse of Adderall on Campus

Adderall prescriptions among 18- to 24-year-olds have remained constant since 2014, but the amount of young people misusing Adderall as a study aid is...


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