Student Environmental Center Creates Blueprints for Sustainability

UCSC students within the Student Environmental Center, a completely student led and student funded organization, not only implement their own projects and campaigns to make the campus more sustainable, but also learn how to work together to educate their peers about sustainable practices.

Slug Shuttle Only Measure for Special Election

Measure 55, the proposed Slug Shuttle fee, will be the only measure offered during the special election, which begins Nov. 21 and ends Nov. 27.

Searching for a #Solution

Megan Gnekow, a CRE for Porter College, brings attention to campus cleanliness in a unique way.

UC Workers Refuse to be Silenced

Members of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 and United Auto Workers 2865 united with other UC students and staff to protest against unfair labor practices on Wednesday.

Strike Against Unfair Labor Practices

On Nov. 20, students, workers, and union members gathered together in protest of unfair labor practices at the UC.

Slug Shuttle Only Measure for Special Election

Measure 55, the proposed Slug Shuttle fee, will be the only measure offered during the special election, which begins Nov. 21 and ends Nov. 27.

Klingon Creator Returns to UCSC

As part of the 9th Amah Mutsun Speaker Series hosted by UCSC’s American Indian Resource Center (AIRC), UCSC alumnus and creator of “Star Trek’s” Klingon and Vulcan languages Marc Okrand spoke at a public campus event on Nov. 9.

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.

Tutoring Services in Need of Funding

Failing a midterm, failing a class, or withdrawing from the university are realities students face every quarter. While the UC budget crisis decreased funding for many aspects of the university, one campus unit has been forced to seek funds from students in order to continue services for upcoming years.

$730,000 Sows Seeds for Sustainable Future

Recently, UC Santa Cruz’s environmental studies department received a sizable opportunity to invest in more extensive research and broaden their academic horizons.