Students Fight for Future of Athletics

UC Santa Cruz announced in 2014 that student athletes had four years to acquire $2 million in funding or lose NCAA sports. The first attempt...

Slug Rugby Rounds Out Preseason

UCSC men’s rugby suffered a tough loss to an outstanding St. Mary’s team on Saturday in the last game of the preseason. The Slugs kick off their regular season this Saturday at home against Stanford Battle tested and ready to play.

Slugs On Ice

Growing up in Canada, sophomore Nicki Thompson’s life always involved hockey — until she came to UC Santa Cruz. For the first year of her...

Where Surfing is More Than a Sport

Incorporating the UCSC student perspective on surfing with a highly experienced, highly involved resident and surfer of Santa Cruz, the sport is explored through different angles.

Gliding to Victory

Last spring, a group of UC Santa Cruz students walked, biked and drove around campus stapling flyers to bulletin boards. Some were friends, some...

Cantering into Competition

UC Santa Cruz’s equestrian club is preparing for its next competition on Jan. 31 in Pleasanton. Each week, all 14 members commute to Watsonville...

Envisioning the Future of OPERS

Athletic director Cliff Dochterman said it best — “this university was founded to be a place that didn’t have sports.” To save its programs, the...

UCSC’s Fall Sports Suffer Season-Ending Defeats

Women’s Volleyball By Olivia Dobbs After the Great South Athletic Conference win that advanced the women’s volleyball team to its first NCAA tournament in three years,...

Making a Racket

The UC Santa Cruz men’s tennis team took its home court three weeks before school started in order to prepare for the 2015-16 fall...

UCSC Loses 3-2 To Nazareth in NCAA Quarterfinal

The UC Santa Cruz Slugs flew 2,966 miles to Hoboken, New Jersey for their first NCAA Division III Tournament game this season — and...


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