Student Commuters Burdened by Overcrowding

Matt Mayr, a UC Santa Cruz fourth year computer science major, waited patiently at the Laurel and Center bus stop. His thoughts were on...

How Plants Get Dirty

Somewhere in Australia, a Cryptostylis orchid is about to trick an unsuspecting wasp into getting down and dirty with it. Pseudocopulation, where a plant has evolved to resemble a certain insect in order to hoodwink others of the same species into having (pseudo)sex with it, is only one of the hundreds of techniques employed by plants to spread their pollen.

UC Regents Discuss Student Housing West

UC Santa Cruz administration presented the Student Housing West project to the Finance and Capital Strategies Committee of the UC Board of Regents during...

Admissions Director’s Employment Ends Without Explanation

Michael McCawley had his last day as admissions director at UC Santa Cruz on Oct. 27, said Michelle Whittingham, associate vice chancellor of enrollment...

In Memoriam: Jenna Rose Fiorello

UC Santa Cruz first-year Jenna Rose Fiorello, remembered for her passion for nature and the great outdoors, died last Tuesday in a car accident...

UCSC Launches $300 Million Fundraiser

Using the slogan “Give, Don’t Give In,” UC Santa Cruz’s first ever comprehensive fundraising campaign launched publicly on Oct. 18 by Chancellor George Blumenthal during a luncheon at the University House. Joined by around 200 guests, Chancellor Blumenthal added that the campaign already reached half of its goal in effectively raising $150 million to fund its overall mission of improving student life.

New Student Loan for Undocumented Students

The California DREAM Loan Act, or Senate Bill 1210, is supported by the UC and CSU systems and is anticipated to aid 1,500 students...

SUA Elects New President Tias Webster

Tias Webster was appointed Student Union Assembly (SUA) president on Jan. 18 after previous president, Ray Inoue, resigned last quarter and Vice President of...

Anzaldúan Thought Transcends Borderlands

“I knew Gloria Anzaldúa very well, I miss her, I miss her presence in the world,” said UC Santa Cruz feminist studies professor Bettina...

Student Dies in Highway 101 Accident

Fatal accident along Highway 101