Imagine the surprise of students on guest worker visas when, after arriving at UC, they are told that although the contract the union negotiated states that health care coverage is available to all postdocs, it will not be extended to them.
Despite the rawness of nature, the world made more sense in the oceans, the forests and the mountains. Yet, it was from the wilderness through one animal -- an endangered seal named KP2 (Kauai Pup 2) -- that my faith in the hand of man was restored.
"We believe that sex between a human and a Neanderthal may have resulted in several of the Fox News Channel's primetime hosts, including Glenn Beck," said a leading genetic researcher at UC Santa Cruz.
Twenty years after the Loma Prieta Earthquake annihilated Downtown Santa Cruz, locals gathered to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the quake, which significantly altered the future of the coastal town.