On Nov. 12, Neel Sundaresan, senior director and head of eBay research labs led a day-long event at eBay headquarters in Silicon Valley, where 14 women from UCSC and Indiana University participated in the Inspire! scholarship program, whose goal is to provide young women with the tools and opportunities to succeed in STEM fields.
Student fundraising Organization Slug 2 Slug throws biggest campus dance party of the year, Slugfest, to raise money for student scholarships. Slug 2 Slug highlights the importance of school spirit and campus philanthropy.
California Assembly speaker John Perez announced a billion dollar proposal that will cut UC and CSU tuition by two-thirds for students whose families earn less than $150,000.
A bustling crowd of chocolate lovers, including locals, newcomers and diehards strolled through the aromatic aisles of Santa Cruz’s fifth annual Chocolate Festival last Saturday.
Resource centers fight to accomplish the UC’s goal of ethnically diversifying the student body. At UCSC, programs like Engaging Education and the Ethnic Resource Center struggle to counteract cuts through outreach and retention efforts.
UC Santa Cruz alumnus Gabe Zimmerman was one of the six people killed during the Tucson, Ariz. shooting earlier this month. Alumni are working to raise money for the Zimmerman scholarship, which will aid undergraduates in the social sciences.