Arboretum Cultivates Roots to Campus

Here it is — your chance to furnish your new room with the Calothamnus gracilis and the Iris confusa you envisioned all summer. The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum is hosting their fall plant sale on Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. in the Arboretum Eucalyptus Grove, featuring over 200 plants from around the world.

‘Promise for Education’ Passes the Hat

This fall, the University of California responded to the loss of nearly $1 billion in state funding by creating a campaign of charitable giving called ‘Promise for Education,’ which would help create more need-based, undergraduate scholarships for California residents.

Campus Discontinues Nighttime Entrance Guards

Returning UCSC students may remember guards at the university entrances asking for their student IDs in order to be permitted on campus at night. As of Aug. 31, this crime prevention measure — known as the Kiosk Guard Program — has been discontinued.

Officials Consider Plans for Bike Safety

The streets of Santa Cruz have long been shared by pedestrians, drivers and cyclists alike, but a recent bicycle accident at the intersection of Bay and Escalona on Sept. 25 has reignited the longstanding topic of bicycle safety.

Fire Near College Eight

City and campus fire departments respond to small fire on Campus that occurred early Sunday morning. Battalion Chief tells of investigation.

In Memoriam: Shayne Coppedge

“It was very sudden. You can never really prepare for these kinds of things,” said Cana Jenkins, the older sister of recent UCSC graduate...

Restaurant Week Celebrates Santa Cruz Food Culture

The annual Santa Cruz Restaurant Week (SCRW) returns this Oct. 2-9. SCRW invites a variety of local restaurants to design a $25 three-course menu, intended to offer guests an affordable fine dining experience.

Special Fall Quarter Election Announced

Before the books are even cracked on a new school year, a Special Campus Election has been put into place for fall quarter 2013.

Attempted Kidnapping at Merrill

The day before classes began, a female student reported being grabbed by a stranger near the Merrill College Writing Center.

In Memoriam: Ulisses Fonseca

Hard-working. Conscientious. Family-oriented. These are some of the memories left behind by fourth-year Ulisses Fonseca who died in a car accident on June 24. He was 21.


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