UCSC in the News
Susanne Jonas of Latin American and Latino studies was
interviewed by Telemundo, Channel 48, about U.S. immigration
policy toward Latin America.
The San Francisco Chronicle cited a book cowritten by
American studies professor emerita Judy Yung, Poetry
and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island 1910-1940,
in an article about Asian American history.
Economist David Kaun's letters to the editor of the
Santa Cruz Sentinel about the Bush administration's plans
to overhaul Social Security prompted KSCO Radio to invite him
to discuss the topic during a recent two-hour show.
The San Jose Mercury News quoted Manuel Pastor
of Latin American and Latino studies in a story about the $6
million Mayfair Improvement Initiative that helped revitalize
the San Jose neighborhood.
The Hindustan Times noted that women's studies assistant
professor Anjali Arondekar was one of 40 Indian academicians
teaching in American universities who have written to Secretary
of State Condoleezza Rice urging her to revoke the U.S. visa
of Narendra Modi, chief minister of Gujarat, for violation of
the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.
History department professor emeritus David Sweet was
quoted in a Register-Pajaronian article about an American
Civil Liberties national drug law reform project that has recently
come to Santa Cruz.
A documentary film crew visited campus last week to interview
members of the Community Agroecology Network, the Student Environmental
Center/Students for Organic Solutions, and Alma Sifuentes
of residential and dining services about efforts to offer sustainably
grown food and fair-trade coffee on campus.
History of consciousness professor Angela Davis was
quoted in the Daily Princtonian about a lecture she delivered
on racism during Black History Month.
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