Boundless Education in India

UC Santa Cruz’s central administration has taken the lead in an international creation. Special advisor to the Chancellor for International Initiatives (SACII) Anu Luther said with UCSC Chancellor George Blumenthal seeking to raise UCSC’s international profile and to support faculty, students and programs interested in global engagements, India is an obvious focus among others.

Houseless Protest Downtown Cafés Over Claims of Discrimination

Around 40 individuals who are houseless rallied downtown on Jan. 25 to argue that several coffee shops and cafés have discriminated them based on their appearances.

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.

Not Just a Box of Chocolates

An alternative to chocolate, carob thrived for over four millenia and continues to grow in Santa Cruz

Loving One’s Self, Mind, Body and Soul

A variety of classes and groups offered through UCSC promote students emotional well-being and self-acceptance.

Creating Conversation, Providing Consolation

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this is a time when many students reflect on their love lives and whether or not they’re in a healthy relationship. Those who are unsure may want to seek out UC Santa Cruz’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS).

A Safe Place to Discuss Safe Sex

An exploration of college, sex, and how to go about protecting one’s self if sexually active. UCSC’s Student Health Outreach and Promotion (SHOP) provides tremendous amount and quality of resources and information for those curious about gaining optimal sexual experiences in college.

The Struggle Against Expansion

Santa Cruz Forest Keepers launch their first meeting in opposition of UCSC’s Long Range Development Plan.

Blumenthal Talks UCSC’s Future

Chancellor visits SUA for Q&A and addresses student issues and strategic planning

Lending a Hand Across Campus

Student Ambassadors, through the Campus police department and funded through the parent fund, will be offering nighttime escort services for students on campus from Monday through Friday.