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29 May 2020
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Senior Day on the Soccer Field 

Several soccer players from the men’s and women’s teams took the field at the home Senior Day match versus San Francisco State University (SFSU) on Oct. 24 to celebrate their last season. Despite not scoring in the first half of the game, UC Santa Cruz’s…

Sports

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 of maintenance were laid off and their positions eliminated. Both comprise over $150,000 in salary. Their responsibilities will be dispersed among…

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Athletic Director Position Terminated 

The athletic director position has been terminated and, after his two-year career at UC Santa Cruz, Cliff Dochterman was laid off from the position. “I needed to make a very difficult decision to lay off Cliff Dochterman, UCSC athletics director,” said Executive Director of Office…

Sports

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 UC Santa Cruz swim team hosted their 12th annual Ian W. Carney Memorial relay fundraiser. “It’s a great fundraiser for us….

Sports

Time to Start Anew 

The absence of Julie Roth, former administrative assistant and sports information coordinator, left UC Santa Cruz Athletics in a tailspin trying to cover all the work she did. Collin Pregliasco, the new associate athletic director, will do his part to help calm the storm. He…

Sports

Tough Break for Tennis Travelers 

Men’s tennis teammates Kyle Richter and Adrian Sirovica anticipated tough competition last week at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Small College Championships in Sumter, South Carolina. Some of the top Division III doubles teams in the nation attended, but Richter felt the pair was…

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Achieving Their Goals 

Screams of “let’s go” echoed through the raindrops onto the field as the first half kicked off between the visiting William Jessup Warriors and the UC Santa Cruz Slugs. Jessup’s lone point came from its relentless attack in the first few minutes, which resulted in…

Opinion

Students Must Pay to Play 

Measure 62, the proposed referenda to increase funding for NCAA sports, has been a hotly debated topic on campus over the past couple of weeks. This column is one perspective regarding the proposed fee measure. It took two days driving in two 11-seater vans in…