Student Wins Scholarship For Creating Computer Literacy Program
Crystal Owings was inspired by her mom to apply for the Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship. Her mom needed help to apply to jobs online but hadn’t developed the necessary computer skills to do so.
The Bridge Between Recreation and Wilderness
When Mark McCarroll isn’t overseeing the hundreds of activities the UC Santa Cruz recreation department offers, he might be telling stories from when he backpacked around the world or mountain biked through the Santa Cruz terrain.
Scholarship Memorializes Fallen Police Officer
Last February marked the anniversary of the death of Elizabeth Butler, a 1996 Kresge College graduate and Santa Cruz police officer. Butler, a 38-year-old mother of two, was shot and killed on duty, along with her colleague Butch Baker as they investigated an alleged sexual…
Derby Girls Take Pride in Their Athleticism
Rosalyn Bathrick signed up for the 90-day “Fresh Meat” derby program last winter with dreams of becoming a member of the Santa Cruz Derby Girls (SCDG).
Mass Sea Star Death Leaves Researchers Perplexed
All along the Pacific coast, from Southern California to British Columbia, sea stars are mysteriously dying. Marine ecologists at UC Santa Cruz tracked this epidemic all along the West Coast, looking specifically at the rocky intertidal, said Long Marine Lab research specialist Melissa Redfield. This…
Prayer Connects Students, Community, Environment
Muslim students gathered last Friday to pray for rain amid the drought. Student led prayers spoke of our footprint on nature, ethical consumerism, and spreading knowledge.
Creating Conversation, Providing Consolation
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this is a time when many students reflect on their love lives and whether or not they’re in a healthy relationship. Those who are unsure may want to seek out UC Santa Cruz’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS).
UCSC Faces Water Cutbacks
Drought emergency affects UCSC’s Arboretum, raises awareness about water usage
Campus Looks to Enforce Smoking Ban
As of January 1st, UCSC will be implementing new policies, as directed by President Yudof, making it a smoke & tobacco free campus.