CRES Approved as UCSC’s Newest Major
For many years, UCSC was the only UC without an ethnic studies program. Four years after the initial proposal, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies will be offered to undergraduates as a major and to graduate students as a designated emphasis, the graduate equivalent of a minor.
September Regents Update
Regents Vote to Not Divest from Fossil Fuels During a meeting in September, the UC Regents voted against divestment from fossil fuels after a task force, convened by chief investment officer (CIO) Jagdeep Singh Bachher, presented several recommendations. The report he presented included the…
Napolitano: Assessing Tuition Increase ‘Just the Arithmetic’
With the anniversary of UC President Janet Napolitano’s appointment, the UC Office of the President invited student journalists to ask President Napolitano questions regarding her first year as well as her initiatives moving forward.
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.
Eleven Things to Know Going Into Your First Year
A first year at college is full of lessons and mistakes that stick with you and help your growth later in life. The City on a Hill Press staff put together a list of some of the experiences they wish they knew about before they began their four-year trek through UC Santa Cruz.
Following Review, Divestment Bill Fails Over Technical Error
Following a 17-day review by Student Union Assembly (SUA) president Shaz Umer, the University Socially Responsible Investment Resolution (USRIR) failed due to a technical error.
Sustainability Studies Minor Coming This Fall
A new minor is on its way to UC Santa Cruz to help students address and think critically about problems surrounding waste and energy. The sustainability studies minor will be offered starting in fall 2014. The minor only has space for 30 students and was approved…