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04 Jul 2020
Opinion

Food Allergies on Campus 

Coming into college, firstyears worry about a lot of different things — getting along with roommates, difficult course loads and homesickness. But for me, as a student with food allergies and intolerances, eating safely was my number one concern. My first experience with the UC…

Campus

From Farm to College 

Situated near the base of campus at UC Santa Cruz, the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) teaches students and apprentices about sustainable farming and grows a variety of produce items each year. CASFS sells a portion of this to UCSC Dining Services…

Campus

Is Veganism the Answer? 

Cows produce 37 percent of the total methane released into the atmosphere. It takes 1,000 gallons of water to make one gallon of milk. Cattle ranching is the leading cause of destruction to the Amazon rainforest. Yet in the U.S., the average person continues to…

Special Issue

Academics in Love 

At UC Santa Cruz faculty makes up about 2,800 members of the institution, which includes professors and lectures, but what happens when their best academic collaborator is their romantic partner? Tesla Jeltema first met Stefano Profumo 12 years ago through a mutual friend while Jeltema worked…

Arts & Culture

Spoken Love 

This is my face / Framed by my short coarse hair that I started loving too late / Sparse eyebrows sit insecurely above puzzled eyes / My mouth, barely wider than my nose / My ears, home to seven of the nine holes on my…

City

Love for Days 

While Valentine’s Day in the U.S. is only one day for couples and friends to show their love, Korea takes the festivities to another level.  The country celebrates Valentine’s Day in addition to White Day, Black Day and nine other Korean holidays dedicated to love…

Arts & Culture

The Things We Keep 

From baby shoes to human teeth and puppets to old letters — these are the objects we hold dear. People collect souvenirs to mark their journeys and to remember specific moments in their lives. These keepsakes say as much about the moment as they do…

Opinion

Post-Modern Family 

No, that’s not my uncle or a family friend. When I say it’s my dad’s partner, I don’t mean he’s a police officer. No, I’m not adopted. These are the answers to questions I’ve been asked my whole life. But what’s the big deal? My…