Tuition Freeze May End After 2014-15 School Year
Higher education is becoming an exceedingly costly option for students. Student loan debt surpassed $1 trillion in 2013, placing it as the second highest form of consumer debt behind mortgages. The graduating class of 2014 set a record for being the most indebted class ever, with an average of $33,000 per student.
César Chávez’s Legacy Inspires Chican@ and Latin@ Youth
About halfway through his keynote address, César Cruz placed a plastic bag over his head and sniffed an open bottle of Elmer’s glue in front of a crowd of 200 people.
César Chávez Convocation Celebrates Latin@ Empowerment
The César Chávez’ Convocation will take place on May 20 at 7 p.m. at colleges Nine and Ten Multi-purpose Room to celebrate the life and mission of the famous civil rights leader, with keynote speaker, activist and Harvard doctorate candidate César Cruz.
Re-Pledging My Love For Greek Life
Students who frequent UCSC’s Quarry Plaza understand that the first week of the quarter is a game of Minesweeper for those actively trying to avoid contact with UCSC’s Greek letter organizations (GLOs). As a member of a women’s fraternity — a proud sister of Kappa Kappa Gamma — I’ve certainly had my hang-ups about joining a system with such a mysterious and elusive past. If you ask any student at UCSC about GLOs, most of them will murmur something vague about a “koi pond incident” — but nobody seems to know the facts.
The Pressures of the Machine
What does it mean to seek freedom? In an effort to try to find her own freedom, Helen — the central character of the UCSC theater department’s production of the noir crime drama “Machinal” — rebels against societal restrictions constraining her due to her gender….