Primary UAW Demands Remain Unresolved
Despite teaching assistants’ (TAs) smaller demands being met by the UC, primary concerns regarding smaller class sizes, protection and rights for undocumented graduate students and wage increases remain in negotiation. Requests settled by the UC include gender-neutral bathrooms and lactation stations for mothers working on campus, but negotiations for other stipulations between United Auto Workers (UAW) 2856 — the union representing over 13,000 student-workers across the UC — and the UC continue to take place.
Level Up Supports Local Gaming Community
Tucked away on a side street along Pacific Avenue is Santa Cruz’s only local video game store — Level Up. Founded two years ago by Jerry Abreu, Level Up is both a video game retailer and a hub for collaborative and competitive gaming, serving as a gaming museum and a place for gamers to come together and discuss the gaming experience.
UC Gives $50 Million for World’s Largest Telescope
Like a massive unblinking eye, the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) will stare deeper into space than humankind ever has before. From its position on the Hawaiian volcano of Mauna Kea, TMT will be the largest telescope ever built — it will gather images even sharper…
Scholarship Memorializes Fallen Police Officer
Last February marked the anniversary of the death of Elizabeth Butler, a 1996 Kresge College graduate and Santa Cruz police officer. Butler, a 38-year-old mother of two, was shot and killed on duty, along with her colleague Butch Baker as they investigated an alleged sexual…
Fair Familiarizes Students with Safety Resources
Instead of earning a free cab ride in New York City, UC Santa Cruz students earned RADD apparel in the “cash cab” at the Public Safety and Resources Fair on April 7. Converted to imitate its namesake from the popular television show, student police ambassadors inside the cab challenged students on their knowledge of drunk driving.