Not Just a Box of Chocolates

An alternative to chocolate, carob thrived for over four millenia and continues to grow in Santa Cruz

Loving One’s Self, Mind, Body and Soul

A variety of classes and groups offered through UCSC promote students emotional well-being and self-acceptance.

Creating Conversation, Providing Consolation

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this is a time when many students reflect on their love lives and whether or not they’re in a healthy relationship. Those who are unsure may want to seek out UC Santa Cruz’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS).

A Safe Place to Discuss Safe Sex

An exploration of college, sex, and how to go about protecting one’s self if sexually active. UCSC’s Student Health Outreach and Promotion (SHOP) provides tremendous amount and quality of resources and information for those curious about gaining optimal sexual experiences in college.

The Struggle Against Expansion

Santa Cruz Forest Keepers launch their first meeting in opposition of UCSC’s Long Range Development Plan.

Blumenthal Talks UCSC’s Future

Chancellor visits SUA for Q&A and addresses student issues and strategic planning

Lending a Hand Across Campus

Student Ambassadors, through the Campus police department and funded through the parent fund, will be offering nighttime escort services for students on campus from Monday through Friday.

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.