Hundreds of graduate students, undergraduate students, faculty, TAs and union workers marched from Quarry Plaza to downtown Santa Cruz yesterday. The march stopped at Wells Fargo and the Occupy Santa Cruz homebase.
Question: If you had a box, and in that box was a button, and if you pressed that button all of your student loans would suddenly disappear, but simultaneously somewhere in the world a kitten would be killed, would you press the button?
Question: What change would you like to see at the University of California?
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced the $450 billion cut to the Pentagon’s budget may partially have to come out of the military’s health insurance program, Tricare. Raised fees and renegotiating retirement pay of veterans are unacceptable measures compared to the price tags of the Pentagon’s other defense contracts.
As the UC system struggles with state funding, it becomes increasingly clear that the assistance of the private sector in supporting the UC system may become more important than it has ever been. A look at private investment in the UC system, and hopes for the future.
Web: Rainbow Theater, UCSC’s Multi-cultural theater troupe rounds out it’s fall season with two more weekends of performances. Nov. 11th: “The First Seed” and “Captivated”. Nov 12th “Blu” and “Poets Corner”. Nov 19th & 20th, “Black Men on the Verge”. All shows open doors at 6:30 and start at 7 in the Stevenson Events Center.
The recession and financial crisis that began in 2007-2008 has forced many students to take on debt. After the effects of the recession have set-in, many students are left facing a diminishing job market with immense amounts of debt.
Legendary UCSC tennis coach for over 30 years, Bob Hansen has moved to Vermont where he will be coaching tennis at Middlebury College. An event was held Saturday, November 5th, to celebrate his career at UCSC.
Despite the 2009 suspension, the last of community studies students, who will complete the program winter quarter 2013, remain close and proud of their major.
DJ Clockwork and Mac Miller, both talented young musicians from the East Coast, are currently touring the West Coast. They stopped in Santa Cruz for their Most Dope Tour, performing at The Catalyst. The hip-hop duo gained popularity after making music videos and posting them on YouTube.