Know Your Rights Week to Empower Students

The week will include Quarry Plaza demonstrations from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on racial profiling, the dangers of misrepresentation in the media, abuses in the workplace, the prison industrial complex, immigration, combating xenophobia and more.

The Iron is Hot

UPDATE: AFSCME Local 3299 workers voted with 97 percent in favor to strike early Thursday morning. According to AFSCME 3299 communications director John de...

Science and Engineering Library to Begin Renovation Process

The UC Santa Cruz Science and Engineering (S&E) Library will undergo a renovation process later this year, for the first time since its founding...

Student Wins Scholarship For Creating Computer Literacy Program

Crystal Owings was inspired by her mom to apply for the Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship. Her mom needed help to apply to jobs online but hadn’t developed the necessary computer skills to do so.

Weakened Housing Guarantees Impact EOP and Transfer Students

As California spirals deeper into a housing crisis, students feel the pressure. At UC Santa Cruz, reduced housing guarantees and increasing admissions mean on-campus...

This Week in Photos: From Patch to Porch

I bet you’re wondering, “It’s fall, where can I take a cute pic at a pumpkin patch?” Luckily, there are a couple of locations...

Supporting Sustainable Projects Through the Carbon Fund

A lighting retrofit for the Santa Cruz Wharf, a bike generator for local youth and an energy dashboard to provoke behavior change are just some of the student projects chosen by the Carbon Fund committee last year. Now entering its fourth year, the Carbon Fund has supported 20 projects since its start in 2010.

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.

Muslim Student Association Successfully Advocates for Halal Options in Dining Halls

UC Santa Cruz recently became one of the only UCs to offer consistent halal options in all dining halls. This change, in effect since...