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13 Jul 2020
City

A First Step for Faster Speed 

A new fiber optic line that could lead to increased Internet speeds is undergoing the final stages of planning. Several stakeholders, including UC Santa Cruz, Cruzio Internet, the City of Santa Cruz, Central Coast Broadband Consortium and others collaborated to install the new broadband network that will stretch 91 miles through the Central Coast region.

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MAH Redesigning Abbott Square 

A $250,000 grant gives the Museum of Art & History (MAH) the opportunity to reinvent Abbott Square into a central spot for Santa Cruzans visiting downtown. Staff at the MAH have been working to put together the plan to revitalize its outdoor real estate by mid-2015.

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Riding to Fight AIDS 

More than 200 cyclists will ride along the coast through Aptos, Santa Cruz and Watsonville to raise money to fight AIDS for the 14th annual Surf City AIDS Ride this Sunday. The 100 mile ride is the largest contributor to the Santa Cruz AIDS Project.

Editorials

Affording an Unpaid Internship 

With summer just around the quarter, students are in a mad rush for some sort of work experience. Unfortunately, some can’t afford it. Entry-level positions are being replaced by internships in almost every field from film production to accounting. This is more than just not ok — it’s illegal. Thousands of companies are labeling their employees as interns so they can either pay them very little, or nothing at all.