Conference on Climate Science Coming to UCSC
Set in the middle of a forest and surrounded by wildlife, UCSC is a school dedicated to environmental awareness. In efforts to keep its students and the community involved in pressing issues regarding the environment, UCSC will host a conference on climate change, titled “Climate…
UC President Continues to Spark Controversy
Janet Napolitano’s visit to UC Berkeley Feb. 13th brought many students and workers together in protest of the new UC president. Many students gathered to express their discontent with the regents choice in appointing someone without a background in education and who played a prominent role in the deportation of undocumented immigrants.
Envisioning the Future of Black Activism
UCSC hosts 11th annual Afrikan Black Coalition Conference. The Afrikan Black Coalition Conference returned to UC Santa Cruz on Feb. 15 – 17 for the first time since the activist group’s initial assembly in 2004. The annual ABC Conference is conducted at a different UC campus each year, compiled with keynote speakers, a discussion panel, workshops, artistic performances of poetry and choreographed dances and a dance for all involved to move and groove together, as one.
Dancing For Spirit, Strength and Change
Hundreds of Santa Cruzans spent their Valentine’s Day celebrating not just their love for their significant others, but to dance and bring awareness to the acts of violence committed against women. One Billion Rising For Justice is a global call for female survivors of violence…
Cookies, Chancellors and Conversations
The University House opened its doors last Wednesday night as students were given the opportunity to voice their concerns to UC Santa Cruz administrators at the “Appetizers with Administrators” event. Presented by the Student Union Assembly (SUA) Office of External Affairs, the event brought together…