March 31, 2003
Awards and Honors
KZSC, the campus's radio station,
was named "Best Radio Station" by readers of Metro Santa
Cruz, and the station claimed two of the three listings for "Best
Radio Personalities," including the gold award for KZSC news director
Jesse Thorn. The newspaper announced recipients of its 2003
"Goldie Awards" in its March 26 edition.
"It is welcome recognition during our 30th anniversary year of broadcasting,"
said Michael Bryant, broadcast adviser of KZSC.
UCSC sophomore Mollie Lewis won the 200 yard breaststroke at the Division III national championships at Emory University in Atlanta on March 15. Her time was 2 minutes and 18.95 seconds, 2.22 seconds better than last years winning time in that event. She also finished in 11th place in the 100 yard breaststroke.
Lewis was joined by juniors Kara Holzwarth, Stephanie Miller, and Kimberly Onken on a team that competed in the medley relays, coming in 17th in the 400 and 21st in the 200. They also came in 16th in the 800 yard freestyle and 23rd in the 400 yard freestyle.
The Slugs finished the three-day event in 21st place out of 53 scoring
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Angela Thibodeaux, a senior majoring in American and ethnic studies and
the interim program coordinator at the UCSC African American Resource
and Cultural Center, is being recognized for her research on black cultural
Thibodeaux presented her research on "Black Women and the Transnational
Phenomenon of Skin-Bleaching" at the first Black Women and the Academy
conference, which took place at Purdue University in March. Her research
also received recognition at the National Association for African American
Studies Conference in Houston, Texas, in February.
Thibodeaux plans to pursue her studies as a UCSC graduate student.