Sustainability Studies Minor Coming This Fall
A new minor is on its way to UC Santa Cruz to help students address and think critically about problems surrounding waste and energy. The sustainability studies minor will be offered starting in fall 2014. The minor only has space for 30 students and was approved…
LSS Referenda Fails
Although all measures for the campus spring elections failed due to low voter turnout, Measure 56, a referendum for increased funding to Learning Support Services (LSS), received 67 percent support. It would have passed if the voting threshold was met.
UAW Strike Planned for Finals Week
The United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2865 announced plans for another strike — proposed to begin the Saturday before finals week and continue until the end of the quarter. While the focus of the strike in April was to gain recognition and mass participation from…
Primary UAW Demands Remain Unresolved
Despite teaching assistants’ (TAs) smaller demands being met by the UC, primary concerns regarding smaller class sizes, protection and rights for undocumented graduate students and wage increases remain in negotiation. Requests settled by the UC include gender-neutral bathrooms and lactation stations for mothers working on campus, but negotiations for other stipulations between United Auto Workers (UAW) 2856 — the union representing over 13,000 student-workers across the UC — and the UC continue to take place.
Building a Space for Collaboration
Aside from the remodeling of on-campus housing, UC Santa Cruz is now one step closer to seeing another change in the scenery. Three finalists showcased their architectural concepts at the Dream Inn last Thursday for a chance to land the job of creating the Institute…
An ‘App’titude for Creativity
Brian Vallelunga, Jashan Dhillom and Ronnie Wilcox may not have slept much last weekend, but they earned $4,000 and first place in UC Santa Cruz’s first ever hackathon. Around 100 individuals congregated at the Oakes Learning Center last weekend to conceive and execute an idea…
Living Writers Series Delivers Words of Inspiration
The winter quarter Living Writer Series features exclusively UCSC alumni, with Reyna Grande kicking off the series by discussing her creative writing career.