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09 Jul 2020
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Living in Silence 

While other UC Santa Cruz seniors are anxious to find a job after graduation, Antonio’s* biggest concern is being able to live in the only home he has ever known — the U.S. He is one of 800,000 undocumented residents whose future in the next…

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MSA Iftar Creates Community 

Ramadan is a time to fast — to not eat or drink from sunrise to sunset every day. Once the sun sets, the fast is broken with an “iftar,” a community meal that brings families and friends together. Ramadan falls on the ninth month of…

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Advocating for Inclusive Sustainability 

A 2016 survey by UCSC People of Color Sustainability Collective (PoCSC) showed that only 74 percent of students of color felt that people of their ethnic background participate in environmentally related activities at UCSC compared to 92 percent for white non-hispanic students. PoCSC presented these…

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UCSC’s Take Back the Night March 

Take Back the Night (TBTN) has been hosted annually in different countries around the world since the 1970s as an opportunity for people to speak out about their experiences with sexual violence. UCSC Women’s Center held a rally and march on April 26 for Take…

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Teamsters Union Reaches Agreement 

After a nearly year-long negotiation, the University of California reached a provisional labor agreement with the Teamsters Local 2010 union on March 23. Since about 70 percent of UC Teamster workers struggle with hunger or food insecurity, the union demanded the UC increase wages and…

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Equalizing Education in Anxious Times 

When Sandra Gutierrez first came to UC Santa Cruz, the college experience overwhelmed her. She felt she was not as prepared as her peers because she couldn’t afford to attend private school or take AP classes. College was the first time Gutierrez was completely responsible…

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Chancellor Appointed for UC Davis 

The UC Board of Regents voted unanimously on Feb. 23 to select Gary May as the seventh UC Davis chancellor to replace former Chancellor Linda Katehi, who resigned in August 2016. The regents confirmed May, dean of Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering, last Thursday from…