Slugs Set Sail
The UC Santa Cruz sailing team hopes their two new Flying Junior boats, at 200 pounds and nearly $9,000 each, will cruise them to victory. The team raised around $9,000 last spring for one new boat, and UCSC’s Office of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports…
Skippy Retiring This Summer
When Kevin “Skippy” Givens came to UC Santa Cruz for a national Frisbee freestyle tournament in 1979, he didn’t expect it to be his home for 28 years. Givens, an avid sports fan, knew he wanted to pursue a career in sports but never imagined…
Cantering into Competition
UC Santa Cruz’s equestrian club is preparing for its next competition on Jan. 31 in Pleasanton. Each week, all 14 members commute to Watsonville to meet with coach Cassie Belmont for lessons. There’s a catch though; in competitions, members aren’t allowed to ride their own…
Campus Musicians Do It Themselves
A young man with curly hair going by the stage name of MC Crumpdaddy stood nervously behind a table topped with drum machines, a slew of cables and his laptop. He announced this would be his first performance, then took a deep breath and began…
Slugs Reach Playoffs for Fifth Consecutive Year
This time last year, the Slugs were in the middle of what would go on to be a three game losing streak entering the postseason. Now, the team is on their way to finishing the regular season stronger, with two straight wins and one game left to go before the first round of the playoffs. The Slugs still look for the same end result as last year’s team — a WCLL championship.
Slugs Fall to Stanford in First Scrimmage
The Slug’s fall to Division I Stanford in a scrimmage game as they prepare for the official start of the winter season.
Calling All Chocoholics
UCSC Women’s Club will hold the annual Chocolate Festival at Cocoanut Grove this Sunday, Jan. 19
Men’s Water Polo Makes Notable Progress During League Play
The men’s water polo team did a 180 last weekend. Going into their tournament with a 1-3 record, the Slugs went 3-1 to turn their season around, leading them to the league championship.