SUBMISSION: Engaging Education Calls for Chancellor’s Match
Engaging Education (e2) is a student-initiated center that creates programs for student from underrepresented and under resourced communities. We, the students, made a commitment to diversity by voting to tax ourselves to fund these programs. Almost all of the funding for these programs comes from…
The Road To Reclamation
As promised, business has not been as usual. Over the last two days, Afrikan Black Student Alliance (A/BSA) has reclaimed Clark Kerr Hall for Afrikan, Black, Caribbean (ABC) students because their demands have not been met. They have repeatedly said they won’t leave until their…
An Injustice to Fix an ‘Injustice’
“I’ll keep being the best advocate I can for the UC,” UC President Janet Napolitano promised in her most recent newsletter on Sept. 24 — published just five days after the UC Regents awarded 20 percent pay increases for the three lowest-paid chancellors. UC Regent…
Former Campus Day Care Teacher Under Investigation
A former male employee of UC Santa Cruz Early Education Services (EES), or campus day care services, allegedly engaged “in conduct which is incompatible with being present in a licensed child care facility based on allegations of inappropriate touching,” according to an email sent on April 14 by executive vice chancellor (EVC) Alison Galloway to families that use EES. The employee under investigation was terminated on May 3, 2014. Subsequently, Chancellor George Blumenthal has ordered a full program review of EES.
Cookies, Chancellors and Conversations
The University House opened its doors last Wednesday night as students were given the opportunity to voice their concerns to UC Santa Cruz administrators at the “Appetizers with Administrators” event. Presented by the Student Union Assembly (SUA) Office of External Affairs, the event brought together…
Boundless Education in India
UC Santa Cruz’s central administration has taken the lead in an international creation. Special advisor to the Chancellor for International Initiatives (SACII) Anu Luther said with UCSC Chancellor George Blumenthal seeking to raise UCSC’s international profile and to support faculty, students and programs interested in global engagements, India is an obvious focus among others.
The Easy Way Out
Since 2011, the Student Union Assembly (SUA) proposed three measures — one of which was voted on twice — and all of these failed to pass. A recent proposal from the SUA seems to suggest this is a reflection of student apathy and not necessarily SUA’s inability to market their measures or create resolutions reflecting the concerns of the student body.
First ‘Ed Talk’ Highlights Inspiring Speakers
Chancellor George Blumenthal and Mayor Hilary Bryant co-hosted the inaugural “Ed Talks” on Oct. 17 in downtown Santa Cruz as a part of the Founders Celebration, a series of events celebrating innovation, creativity and the arts. Inspired by the popular web series “TED Talks,” Ed Talks showcased three UCSC professors, David Haussler, Terrie Williams and Alan Christy, and their respective areas of expertise.
A Conference with Blumenthal and Galloway
City on a Hill Press (CHP): This year marks the 34th year since the inception of TWANAS press collective, or the Third World And Native American Student press collective, which originally served to represent the student movement to bring a third world and Native American…