I love being in beautiful landscapes. Part of the reason why I decided to come to UC Santa Cruz was because of its natural beauty, so I thought it would be fitting to show my perception of my new home as a freshman. I come from Los Angeles and one thing that reminds me of home [...]
Discussion erupts on how to make Santa Cruz better considering the amount of used needles found littering residential areas, and balancing this with a need for a needle exchange in the city.
Mark Krumholz, professor of astronomy and astrophysics, has won the Helen B Warner Prize for his early-career contribution the field. But the astronomer describes the award as “a pat on the back.” The final frontier has a more earthly reward.
A string of shootings have occurred in the last week across Santa Cruz. Read here for all the details.
The Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery’s latest exhibition, “On Mixing, Mapping and Territory,” features maps as narratives and perspectives on global climate change.
Dance group Random with a Purpose is back again with it’s twenty-first show, bringing in new directors, choreographers, and performers.
Married UC Santa Cruz professors work to bridge the gender gap in the sciences.
Twice a month within the wooden frame of Cowell Fireside Lounge, a spoken scenery is rhythmically cultivated. Planted in the decade-old creative soil of UCSC’s Kinetic Poetics Project (KPP), the verse of the people springs from a grassroots organization — and it’s about as honest as the day is long.
College Five was created in 1969, but it was not until Nov. 1, 1981 that UC Santa Cruz’s fifth college officially became Porter College. It was on this dedication day that it was given the “Muse” — a bronze bell sculpted by Angelo Grova, an art major who graduated in 1974.
On Feb. 1, President Obama will award UCSC astronomer Sandra Faber with the National Medal of Science at a White House ceremony. Faber will be recognized for her contributions to the understanding of galaxy formation, among others.