In a ranking released by Surfer Magazine last month, UCSC was named one of the nation’s top 10 surf colleges. The rankings were not numerical. Instead, colleges were given a more specific assessment: UCSC was named the best college for those who “Want to Surf 300 Days a Year.”
In light of graffiti on a bathroom wall in Cowell College with the message “STOP the invasion kill a Mexican!” students mobilized in protest of racism on campus and underscored the need for an ethnic studies major at UCSC.
Though the memory of last September’s dance protests against fee hikes may have faded from student memory, others have only just begun to leave the experience behind them. Two individuals who were arrested that night share their perspectives on the event and the effect it had on them.
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.
Having been in decline for decades, Yiddish is fading as a spoken language in the United States. But at UCSC, a small group of students and faculty are committed to its preservation.
Federally unrecognized tribes throughout the country attempt to keep their cultures alive and their communities thriving without the government assistance guaranteed to federally recognized tribes.
Mollie Murphy, co-president of the UC Santa Cruz chapter of STAND and a Crown College fourth-year majoring in sociology. She was one of a dozen students who participated in a die-in event on May 5 to bring awareness of the genocide around the world to the UCSC students.
Question: Show us your most ridiculous comic book superhero stance and sound.
Question: How much do you care about Osama bin Laden’s death? Explain.
After earning the top spot in their region, the men’s tennis team will host the regional round of the Division III men’s tennis tournament. This weekend UCSC will host three other teams as they play out the initial two rounds of the national tournament.