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Students take UC's case to the Capitol

UCSC students protest in Sacramento
Students make their voices heard in Sacramento as part of a UC-wide effort to persuade lawmakers to preserve funding for education. (Photo by Jasmin Avila)

Student Jasmin Avila (language studies, '12) took part in the March 1 student protest in Sacramento over dwindling state funding for higher education.

In her first-person account of the day, she writes, "Students from across all 10 UC campuses came together in solidarity to speak out against the state of public education ... hundreds of students proceeded to the Capitol building, where we gathered together to march as one." [More]

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Chancellor Blumenthal at SBD

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Men's tennis--indoor champs again: The Slug men's tennis team won its third Indoor Team Championship in St. Peters, Minn. [More]

Tony Hoffman

Helping children in Haiti: Tony Hoffman, a UCSC specialist in developmental psychology, is in Haiti to help children displaced by the catastrophic earthquake. [More]


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Atlantic cover

Grateful Dead Archive featured in Atlantic: The March issue of The Atlantic features a story on the Library's Grateful Dead Archive, detailing its impact across the arts, management, and business. [More]


Sammy on jumbotron

Sammy Slug goes big: Sammy hit center court for the coin toss at UCSC Night at the SAP Open Tennis Tournament on February 10 and ended up on the HP Pavilion jumbotron. [More]

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