Speakers Recount Stories of Survival

Holocaust survivors Ben Stern and Gitta Ryle share their experiences with UCSC

History of Consciousness, Meet Future of Finance

Slugs in the Spotlight: History of Consciousness Professor Benjamin Lozano is working on explaining the potential of our financial system and how it could make everyone better off

First Regents Meeting of the Year Addresses Funding and Budgets

UC regents and leaders of California’s higher education met on Jan. 22 and Jan. 23 to discuss the future of higher education in the state. Napolitano began by reminding all of The Master Plan, which is supposed to keep everyone focused on moving forward, particularly with increasing collaborative, cooperative research, and ensuring that a UC education becomes more economically accessible.

UCSC Faces Water Cutbacks

Drought emergency affects UCSC’s Arboretum, raises awareness about water usage

Dean of Students Arrested on DUI charges

UC Santa Cruz dean of students and associate vice chancellor Alma Sifuentes Moreno was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) on Jan. 25 at 3:01 a.m.

Warming the Houseless with Community Partnership

A community group known as Residents for a Coldest Nights Warming Center began both the conversation and the planning for a system of warming centers for the houseless in Santa Cruz.

‘Health Homes’ Bring Broader Coverage

The Health Improvement Partnership of SC County received a grant from the Blue Shield of California Foundation

Slugs in the Spolight: Abbott’s Open Arms Support Queer Community

Deborah Abbott, director of the Cantú Queer Resource Center shares her personal experience as a heterosexually married lesbian and how such experiences have helped her communicate and counsel many struggling queer students and staff.

Third Dry Year, Drought Demands Action

Since Santa Cruz has entered its third year in a row of severe dry conditions, the city is pushing for ways to alleviate the water shortage.

Santa Cruz to Celebrate MLK Jr.’s Life and Legacy

Annual Martin Luther King Jr. memorial convocation features guest speaker Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, III and performances from Tammi Brown and UCSC’s African American Theater Arts Troupe