Disciplines Connected Through Cosmos

The UC Santa Cruz Institute for Humanities Research launched its first public event, “Questions That Matter: Making the Cosmos Local,” on Jan. 27. About...
On Wednesday, six 8 foot-by-8 foot paintings displayed across UCSC campus to engage students in political discussion.

Critiquing the American Dream

Moments after the paintings were set up on campus, students began to react. Fourth-year Tristan M. walked out of McHenry Library and was confronted...

Leaving a Legacy

In the 1985 Watsonville Canning Strike, the longest national strike of its time, nearly 2,000 workers walked out of the cannery. It marked its...

Gaining New Insights Through Old Journals

History and literature lecturer Bruce Thompson argues that historians are interested in two questions: how do we explain the emergence of the world as we know it? How do we see the lives of people who came before us on their own terms?

Foundation Forum: A Conversation with Architect Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry, one of modern architecture’s most famous figures, visited UC Santa Cruz this past weekend to discuss some of the highlights and lessons from his illustrative career. Among many other projects, he designed the Walt Disney Music Hall in Los Angeles, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto.

‘H’ is for Housing

While Measure M has taken the spotlight,  a quieter competition simmers between Yes on H and No on H campaigners in Santa Cruz County....

Obstacles of an Undocumented Life

*Names have been changed to protect identity. Until Maria* was 11 years old, the only memories she had of her parents were from photos, phone...

Merging Dialogues

Over 1,000 Santa Cruz residents wrapped around the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium to hear Kimberlé Crenshaw, the keynote speaker, at the 34th Annual Dr....

Rates of Influenza on Campus Increase

Week one of winter quarter, the UC Santa Cruz Student Health Center was overwhelmed with the highest number of influenza cases since 2010. The peak...

Not Mushroom At The Fungus Fair

Thousands of fungi-loving adults and children crowded the Louden Nelson Community Center this past weekend to get their fill of everything fungus at the...


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