Under Construction: Kresge College and the Rachel Carson Dining Hall
Since students last stepped foot on campus in early 2020, construction has begun on the Rachel Carson/Oakes Dining Hall and the scaffolding for new housing has risen at Kresge College. The two projects have set completion dates for fall 2022, placing students on the west…
Small Event, Huge Impact
During welcome week of every school year, eager students line up outside of Kresge Town Hall in the hopes of getting first pick of the free stuff at the Great Junk Giveaway. Once the doors open, students frantically try to grab anything of value, making…
Showing Our Pride
Cupcakes, colorful flags and the clear directions “gay ahead” in bright blue chalk led the Kresge PRIDE march into Kresge College for its 11th annual celebration. The Kresge Multicultural Education Committee (KMEC) is a student-run organization that has put on PRIDE for the last decade….
The UC Santa Cruz housing office has worked for 18 months on in-depth West Campus housing plans to make sure the university’s future doesn’t get behind schedule. When the UC Office of the President mandated a student enrollment increase of 10,000 and the addition of…
Student Arrested During Kresge Hate Crime Faces 15 Years in Prison
After a hate crime at a Kresge apartment last February, former UC Santa Cruz student and his mutual friend each face up to 15 years in prison. Brandon Beaton, who lived at Kresge, and Jesse Robles were charged with felony assault and felony battery and…
$34 Million Recouped in Infill Apartment Lawsuit
The UC Board of Regents is nearing a $32 million settlement with Devcon Construction and various subcontractors over claims of faulty construction at the Porter, Kresge, Stevenson and Cowell apartments. A separate $1.5 million settlement with BAR Architects awaits court approval. In June 2012 a…
UCSC Queer Trans Coalition Fights for Inclusivity
Updated 6/4, 10 p.m. Editors’ Note: In light of the Queer Trans Coalition’s recent post questioning the accuracy and intent of the article “The Queer Community Has Let Us Down,” City on Hill Press recognizes the mistakes in our reporting and editing process. There was…
UCSC PD Investigates Fight at Kresge as Hate Crime
Updated, 2/19 In response to the Feb. 7 incident at Kresge College that is being investigated as a hate crime, about 80 people gathered in Kresge Town Hall to support the UC Santa Cruz and LGBT community in an event called “Strength Through Solidarity” on Wednesday….
Housing Projects on Track
Stevenson College apartments are completed and are expected to be funded by money recouped in a lawsuit versus Devcon Construction. The regents are seeking an estimated $50 million — $40 million for infill apartment remodeling, $8 million for lost revenue and additional expenses and $2 million for attorney and expert fees. The trial is currently set for January 2015.
Fifth Fire in Five Months
Small fire extinguished near Porter Circle on Wednesday morning