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24 Sep 2020
Campus

Climate Justice Across Academia 

Practicality and spirituality intertwined at Stevenson College this past weekend at the UC Santa Cruz Bioneers Conference as speakers advocated for climate justice. Presentations on ocean fisheries, Native American land trusts and “Buddhist economics,” which balances economic growth with happiness, were some of the workshops…

Campus

Measure Guide 

Students will be voting on two measures in the 2017 referendum. Both measures concern student fees and require at least two-thirds of the votes in accordance with UC Santa Cruz campus election policy. Measure 67 Measure 67, the Campus Student Government Fee Increase, would raise…

Campus

SUGB, SUA Oppose OPERS’ Funding Plan 

Members of the Student Union Governance Board (SUGB) have mobilized in response to the Office of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports’ (OPERS) plan to use the Student Life Facilities Fee Reserve Fund to finance a projected $2 million renovation to the swimming pool filtration system….

Campus

OPERS to Undertake $2 Million Pool Repair 

UC Santa Cruz’s Office of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports (OPERS) is in the midst of planning an estimated $2 million project to replace the swimming pool’s 30-year-old filtration system. While the pool’s water quality currently meets Santa Cruz County health and safety standards, the…

Sports

Men’s Tennis Serves up a Win 

The men’s tennis team secured a substantial 8-1 victory against Cal Lutheran University on Saturday, its second consecutive Division III win. The slugs lost only one singles match in the meet. The mid-season win brings men’s tennis to an overall record of 3-3, with all…

Sports

OPERS Budget in Question 

Last quarter, the Office of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports (OPERS) at UC Santa Cruz eliminated the positions of athletic director and head of maintenance in response to a projected deficit of $600,000. Other vacant positions were left unfilled to further reduce costs, including associate…

City

Hands of Solidarity 

In the looming uncertainty of the consequences of Trump’s presidency, the Watsonville community crowded into the City Plaza in a show of strength, unity and determination. The Jan. 19 demonstration, titled “Hands Around the Plaza,” was mostly attended by city officials and their affiliates. The…