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…
A Digital Universe
“Can you imagine organizing on the internet to save your building, stop a war or start a labor movement?” A digital 9-year-old girl urges viewers to consider the possibilities the “world-wide web” has to offer. This fictional character is one of three hosts in the…
$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…
Discourse on Intercourse
Flowers are great on Valentine’s Day, but why not skip to what’s really important — sex. Starting Feb. 9, Porter College will host a week of events, titled “Week of Great Sex,” to promote discourse about sexuality and sexual health. “It’s important to open up…
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.
Ivan Mercado Honored at Vigil
A vigil was held for Porter student Ivan Mercado, who passed away on January 11.
Fifth Fire in Five Months
Small fire extinguished near Porter Circle on Wednesday morning
In Memoriam: Annais Rittenberg
To her friends at UC Santa Cruz, Annais Rittenberg, a fourth-year Porter student, will be remembered for her fervent joy of life, her appreciation of beauty in the natural world and the compassion she showed to people around her.