Philosopher, author, civil rights activist and actor Dr. Cornel West spoke at this year’s Speaker Blowout event. West lectured on race, gender, class and social justice in America.
SUA Chair candidates Amanda Buchanan and Guy Herschmann participate in a live debate hosted by Banana Slug News. Part of our continuing coverage of the 2011 Campus Elections.
Delegates from UCSC, San Diego State, UC Los Angeles and other schools met last Saturday on the Oakes lower lawn to hold a dialogue and empower women of color.
Assembly member Bill Monning spoke to students, faculty and community members about strategies to balance California’s budget in a Q&A and open discussion at UC Santa Cruz’s Namaste Lounge last Thursday. The audience raised questions about the possibility of California Democrats voting for an all-cuts budget and other finance-related topics.
Meet the faces behind the 2010-11 Student Union Assembly.
The University of California Student Association (UCSA) is taking political competition to a whole new level for the upcoming Nov. 2 elections.
In response to a resolution passed by the UCSC Student Union Assembly (SUA), Chancellor Blumenthal has increased the voting threshold for campus-based fees in this year’s campus elections from 25 percent to 33 percent.
The story of UCSC administrators, the cost of campus summer fees and where the money went.
The UC Board of Regents, the 26-member governing body of the UC system, met yesterday to discuss issues of the newly proposed budget. The regents, who meet six times each year at different campuses, specifically addressed the state’s possible increase in higher education funding. Student presence was markedly low compared to the last regents’ meeting, but UCSC’s Student Union Assembly external vice chair has high hopes for attendance at a March 1 rally in Sacramento.
The Kresge Town Hall was filled last Wednesday night with roughly 200 faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students prepared to discuss future tactics in preventing furloughs, fee increases and layoffs similar to those that have ensued this year. The meeting, hosted by the Student Union Assembly (SUA), was held to form a coalition to address the current statewide budget crisis in wake of the last week’s occupation of the Humanities 2 building at UC Santa Cruz.