Arboretum Cultivates Roots to Campus
Here it is — your chance to furnish your new room with the Calothamnus gracilis and the Iris confusa you envisioned all summer. The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum is hosting their fall plant sale on Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. in the Arboretum Eucalyptus Grove, featuring over 200 plants from around the world.
‘Promise for Education’ Passes the Hat
This fall, the University of California responded to the loss of nearly $1 billion in state funding by creating a campaign of charitable giving called ‘Promise for Education,’ which would help create more need-based, undergraduate scholarships for California residents.
Campus Discontinues Nighttime Entrance Guards
Returning UCSC students may remember guards at the university entrances asking for their student IDs in order to be permitted on campus at night. As of Aug. 31, this crime prevention measure — known as the Kiosk Guard Program — has been discontinued.
In Memoriam: Shayne Coppedge
“It was very sudden. You can never really prepare for these kinds of things,” said Cana Jenkins, the older sister of recent UCSC graduate Shayne Marie Coppedge. Coppedge died unexpectedly from a pulmonary embolism on July 3. Originally from Walnut Creek, Calif., Coppedge is survived…