Final Referendum for NCAA Approved

UC Office of the President and the UC Santa Cruz Chancellor’s Office approved a final student fee referendum to fund NCAA athletics. After a...

95 Miles of Mayhem

Strobelights, Super Smash Brothers and 167,200 yards of swimming dominated the campus pool for 24 hours on Oct. 1 through Oct. 2 as the...

The Legacy of O’Neill

Surfing legend Jack O’Neill and founder of the O’Neill surf brand, died of natural causes on June 2 at the age of 94 surrounded...

Down But Not Out

UC Santa Cruz swim coach Kim Musch said he lost a potential of 40 promising incoming student swimmers in the last few years due...

Santa Cruz on the Rocks

Looking up at Sharma Arête — the name of a boulder in Castle Rock State Park — an unassuming visitor may not give it...

Tackling Whitewater

The American River pulls Daniel Maynard and Gus Koshy toward Satan’s Cesspool, a section of whitewater named for its ferocity. As Maynard disappears into...

Racing to Win, Enjoying the Ride

Spectators line a thin rocky section of trail waiting with anticipation for the next rider. The sound of rubber speeding over dirt erupts from...

OPERS Deficit Prompts Layoffs

In the wake of a projected $600,000 deficit for the Office of Physical Education Recreation and Sports (OPERS), the athletic director and the head...

Slugs On Ice

Growing up in Canada, sophomore Nicki Thompson’s life always involved hockey — until she came to UC Santa Cruz. For the first year of her...

OPERS Budget in Question

Last quarter, the Office of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports (OPERS) at UC Santa Cruz eliminated the positions of athletic director and head of...