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On May 4, 1973, César Chávez spoke in the Quarry Amphitheater to the campus community about the work of the United Farm Workers union.  (Photo by Carlos LeGerrette (c) 1973)

On May 4, 1973, César Chávez spoke in the Quarry Amphitheater to the campus community about the work of the United Farm Workers union. (Photo by Carlos LeGerrette (c) 1973)

Honoring the legacy, continuing the mission

The legacy of César Chávez, who would have been 90 years old this Friday, includes deep and lasting relationships with many UC Santa Cruz alumni, faculty, and staff, whose lives were changed through the nonviolent farmworker movement that started in the ’60s and continues today.

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Planned military buildup based on faulty claims

Planned military buildup based on faulty claims

In "The Conversation," Professor Dan Wirls writes that President Trump's proposed increase in military spending is based on two misleading premises.

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Rescuing data, supporting agencies in the Trump era

Rescuing data, supporting agencies in the Trump era

Sociologist Lindsey Dillon is part of an effort to monitor federal websites to preserve scientific data and track changes by the Trump administration.

Alumnus shows students another side of Africa

Alumnus shows students another side of Africa

Melvin Cox has taken more than a dozen students to Africa in an effort to show it as a continent with thriving cities and economic opportunities.

Alumnus working to bolster groundwater supply

Alumnus working to bolster groundwater supply

An innovative water-conservation strategy diverts water from overflowing rivers to fallow farmland, where it seeps into the soil and replenishes aquifers.

Astronomers observe dusty galaxies in distant universe

Astronomers observe dusty galaxies in distant universe

New observations by Professor J. Xavier Prochaska show early stages of Milky Way-like galaxies in the distant universe with high rates of star formation.

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