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16 Jul 2020
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The Dedication of Rachel Carson 

Before the College Eight arches were built, before morning coffee in the plaza and before the new Rachel Carson College sign was placed, founding College Eight provost Paul Niebanck remembers students waking up in motel rooms and trekking up to campus. It was 1972, and…

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New Name Set for College Eight 

The new name of College Eight will be Rachel Carson College, and it wasn’t a courtship, but it started with a cup of coffee. “We met at the cafe right here,” Provost Ronnie Lipshutz said, gesturing to the courtyard by the College Eight cafe. “It was completely unplanned,…

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Fire Near College Eight 

UCSC campus police responded to a call regarding a fire near College Eight on Sunday Oct. 6. The fire was called in anonymously at 3:17 a.m. and five departments including the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the Santa Cruz Fire Department and the Scott’s Valley’s Fire Department responded.