Reinstatement of Community Studies Keeps Slugs Questioning Authority
Community studies, a signature facet of UC Santa Cruz’s progressive identity, has been reinstated in order to maintain its commitment to foster social and economic justice.
Student Environmental Center Creates Blueprints for Sustainability
UCSC students within the Student Environmental Center, a completely student led and student funded organization, not only implement their own projects and campaigns to make the campus more sustainable, but also learn how to work together to educate their peers about sustainable practices.
$730,000 Sows Seeds for Sustainable Future
Recently, UC Santa Cruz’s environmental studies department received a sizable opportunity to invest in more extensive research and broaden their academic horizons.
Living with the Minimum Wage in a Gilded Age
Gov. Jerry Brown’s signing of AB10 gives 25 percent increase over the next three years in the minimum wage for low-wage workers. But questions remain as to whether it will keep low-wage workers from being exploited by corporations.
‘Promise for Education’ Passes the Hat
This fall, the University of California responded to the loss of nearly $1 billion in state funding by creating a campaign of charitable giving called ‘Promise for Education,’ which would help create more need-based, undergraduate scholarships for California residents.