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15 Aug 2020
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Pulling Double-Duty 

Hidden behind trees, a baseball field and a hill, Family Student Housing (FSH) is hard to see. Removed from other dorms and far from Quarry Plaza and McHenry Library, FSH is not a community most undergraduates learn about. FSH’s physical isolation is not the only…

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Former Campus Day Care Teacher Under Investigation 

A former male employee of UC Santa Cruz Early Education Services (EES), or campus day care services, allegedly engaged “in conduct which is incompatible with being present in a licensed child care facility based on allegations of inappropriate touching,” according to an email sent on April 14 by executive vice chancellor (EVC) Alison Galloway to families that use EES. The employee under investigation was terminated on May 3, 2014. Subsequently, Chancellor George Blumenthal has ordered a full program review of EES.

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Exploring Options in Education 

Recently accepted into Teach For America (TFA), UC Santa Cruz history major Luis Falcon will return to teach at his high school, Downtown College Prep. As a charter school in San Jose, Downtown College Prep’s main purpose is to help first generation college students prepare for attending and applying to college.