Public Discourse for the week of April 18th
What are your thoughts on the community response to the staged sexual assault? “I think everyone was really disappointed in that kind of thing. Everyone was just let down because it’s a real problem and for someone to trivialize it is unfair.” “Since it was false, I thought they overdid it. A lot of people [...]
Would you rather take a class online or in person? Daniel O’Shea Second Year, Cowell Marine Biology “In person, because I feel like a real student. I wouldn’t feel like a real student sitting at home online all day.” Connie Chu First-year, Cowell Film and digital media “It depends on what class. Some classes it’s [...]
What should the university be doing, if anything, to make the campus more safe? “I don’t know how you can make campus more safe. I don’t think more cops would help, but maybe a little more security.” “More light in the forest paths. Trails like that one that goes to College Eight have nowhere near [...]
Our public discourse question of the week.
What variables play a role in your mate selection process? Destinee Soto First-year, Kresge Human Biology “The smile and the personality and also how tall they are, because I’m a tall chick.” Jaric Swatdee First-year, College Ten Molecular, cell and developmental biology “That one connection that starts to make all the other connections. It starts [...]
What suggestions might you give the new sustainability director to make UCSC a greener institution? “We could make more of the memos and handouts digital and stop wasting so much paper on them.” “I often see buses with only one or two people on them. I wonder if we could make the TAPS system more [...]
Public Discourse: What should be UC Santa Cruz’s top funding priority?
What will you be doing on election night? Compiled by Monica Thunder & Daniel Green “I guess what I would normally do… do my creative writing homework.” Paige Welsh Second-year, Kresge Marine biology and literature “Let’s see, I will hopefully have successfully voted that day, but I’ll be in rehearsal for Rainbow Theatre.” Alyssa [...]
What do you think are the most important propositions on the eleven on the ballot for the upcoming election? Why? Compiled by Kayla Sikes & Jessica Tran “I think Proposition 30 is important because it directly impacts us and the rest of the state. I think that while our tuition would rise if it doesn’t [...]