Students Rising Above Organization Helping Lift Struggling Students During Coronavirus PandemicWhen we first met Students Rising Above Scholar Ysabella Donlan last fall, the then 21-year-old junior was looking forward to the year ahead at University of California, Santa Cruz. Now she's at home, finishing her classes on line, far away from her support system at school. It's a situation she never expected to be in, and one she has found to be difficult.
University Fires Striking UC Santa Cruz Grad Student Teaching AssistantsFifty-four teaching assistants at UC, Santa Cruz were fired after they refused to turn in final fall grades as part of an ongoing strike for higher wages.
UC Santa Cruz Grad Students Putting Jobs On The Line By Striking For Higher PayHundreds of graduate students at the University of California, Santa Cruz are putting their jobs on the line in the midst of a strike demanding higher pay.
Striking UC Santa Cruz Grad Students Stage 'Doomsday Rally' as Midnight Deadline LoomsUniversity of California at Santa Cruz graduate students voted Friday to put their jobs on the line in a face-off with an institution which has not budged in meeting their demands of a cost-of-living pay increase.
UC Santa Cruz Grad Students Reach 5th Day of Strike for Higher PayGraduate student employees from the University of California, Santa Cruz have reached their fifth day of striking to try and force the university to pay higher wages
UC Santa Cruz Releases Complete Genome Of CoronavirusResearchers at UC Santa Cruz announced Friday afternoon that scientists have released the complete genome of the deadly coronavirus on the school's Genome Browser.
Final Grades May Be In Limbo As UC Santa Cruz Grad Student Strike ContinuesGraduate students at UC Santa Cruz are in the second day of a “wildcat strike," an unauthorized work stoppage that began Monday to protest low pay.
UC Santa Cruz Graduate Student Workers Withhold Final Grades During Wage StrikeAfter demanding a cost of living increase from the University of California at Santa Cruz in September, the school's unionized graduate student workers are now on strike.
Peninsula Scholar Returns To Her Childhood School To TeachBrenda De Jesus Acosta is working her dream job, student teaching at Alvin Hatch elementary in Half Moon Bay. It's the very same school she attended as a child.
Rising Scholar Overcomes Severe Childhood Challenges, Sees Bright FutureYsabella Donlan is excited about her future after maneuvering a challenging and heartbreaking past.
UC Santa Cruz Removes Controversial El Camino Real Mission BellThe University of California, Santa Cruz invited community members to the campus to witness the removal Friday of the El Camino Real Bell marking 18th-century Catholic missions that Native Americans say glorifies racism.
University Of California Keeps Tuition Unchanged For Next School YearIn-state undergraduate tuition at the University of California will remain unchanged next year, University President Janet Napolitano announced.
UC Santa Cruz Student Accused Of Using Phone App To Sell Illegal DrugsA Sunnyvale 18-year-old has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly creating a cell phone app and using it to sell and distribute cocaine and methamphetamines.
Fire Crews Keep Watch Over Contained Fire Near UC Santa CruzA fire that erupted Wednesday morning near the UC Santa Cruz campus was still smoldering nearly 12 hours later, according to authorities.
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