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23 Sep 2020
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The Power of Practical Activism 

Every year, UC Santa Cruz students venture to Colleges Nine and Ten for a chance to learn how to practice activism — both globally and locally.   Put on by Colleges Nine, Ten and Oakes, the Practical Activism Conference (PAC) is a student-led event that highlights…

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Reframing The Past 

Europeans landed in the Americas centuries ago, leading to the emergence of many new nations, including the U.S., but also massive destruction of Native American civilization. Our entire nation rests upon ruins of Native American territory, including UC Santa Cruz.    The 17th consecutive Amah…

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Bolstering Basic Needs 

A recent influx of state funding will strengthen basic needs programs at UC Santa Cruz.  On Sept. 30, UCSC received a $1.5 million grant from the state to address students’ basic needs. The money will go toward reducing food and housing insecurity — prevalent dilemmas…

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Sunrise Joins Climate Walkout 

Just days after a U.N. Climate Action Summit saw world leaders fail to meet the urgency of a hotter globe, over 200 UC Santa Cruz students joined thousands of residents from across Santa Cruz County in an afternoon-long strike, march and protest against climate apathy. …

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Investing in a Sustainable Future 

The UC just made history by pledging to enact the largest fossil fuel divestment from a public institution to date, a goal students have campaigned for years to bring about. UC Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer Jagdeep Singh Bachher and UC Regents Investments Committee Chairman…