On Oakes Lawn, Diversity Thrives

“I can see there is one group here, one over there,” said SambaDá vocalist Dandha Da Hora to the crowd at the 35th annual...

Rebuilding A $50 Million Mistake

Plenty of rumors have been spread by students surrounding the closure of Stevenson and Kresge apartments. There is the theory that students smoking inside the buildings caused the fire alarm to constantly go off, while interior sprinklers caused water build-up. There is the theory that Greek housing would be built in Stevenson’s spot. There is the “deadly black mold” theory. Despite the email from Stevenson College Housing explaining that the apartments were to be remodeled due to water damage, the ongoing lawsuit claiming faulty construction at the infill apartments — Stevenson, Kresge, Cowell and Porter — was kept quiet.

Drought Forces Campus Water Rationing

When asked about UC Santa Cruz’s role in the city’s water usage, environmental studies professor and associate dean of engineering for technology management Brent Haddad called the university a customer, then paused.

National Academy of Sciences Elects Two UCSC Professors to Membership

At 6 a.m. the phone rang, awaking James Estes. “Why the hell is someone calling this early?” he thought, groggily picking up the phone. On the other end, the familiar voice of a colleague congratulated him: “Welcome to the National Academy.”Estes remained silent in astonishment. “I literally could not speak,” Estes reflected. “I was so overwhelmed.”

Edge of Eden a Costly Success

By Joel Escobedo, Katie Murar, and Roberto Olmedo With about 3,500 tickets sold, Edge of Eden was the first event in recent history to bring...

César Chávez Convocation Celebrates Latin@ Empowerment

The César Chávez’ Convocation will take place on May 20 at 7 p.m. at colleges Nine and Ten Multi-purpose Room to celebrate the life and mission of the famous civil rights leader, with keynote speaker, activist and Harvard doctorate candidate César Cruz.

Festival Welcomes Diverse Cultures, Food and Music

For 34 years, a festival of culturally-rich performances, food and dancing has united a variety of cultures on one campus. UC Santa Cruz’s 35th...

Dismantling Post-Racialism at UCSC

Engaging Education opens the door for conversation about race with Dr. Sumi Cho

2014 SUA Officer Election Results Announced

Slugs United slate wins, independent EVC candidate elected

$1 Million Donation to Expand STEM Programs

A $1 million donation from UC Santa Cruz alumna Julie Packard will create the Dean’s Funds for Diversity in the Sciences, which aims to...