Reimagining Gaming as an Expressive Art
The arrival of a prominent figure in the gaming industry is poised to influence the way UC Santa Cruz students perceive the intersection of game design and art. As of spring 2015, Robin Hunicke will begin teaching at UCSC as an associate professor of art…
Mapping the Mountain Lion
The development of a new collar, termed the SMART collar, will enable researchers to better understand the behavior of mountain lions in the wild. After five years of developing the collar, researchers at UC Santa Cruz published their findings in the journal Science on Oct….
‘Perspectives on Israel-Palestine’ Course Offered Through Cowell College
While Cowell Provost Faye Crosby was designing a class about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, she was often asked why the issue was relevant to UC Santa Cruz. “Some people felt it would potentially mix in politics where we maybe don’t want to mix in politics,” Crosby…
Programming Opportunities for Women
It’s surprising that 68 percent of women and 63 percent of men enroll in college, yet women still only make up a quarter of the workforce in technology,” said UC Santa Cruz computer science professor and Baskin School of Engineering associate dean for undergraduate affairs…
Student Union Assembly Officers’ Goals for 2014-15
Your elected student government representatives talk about what they want to accomplish
Historic Tree Falls to Commercial Development
Bulldozed to the ground, a 110-year-old historic chestnut tree fell defenseless last Tuesday morning as construction began on Santa Cruz’s first Hyatt hotel. Protests began in April to save the historic red horse chestnut and ended the day after the tree was demolished by Hyatt’s construction crew.