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February 12, 2007

The Los Angeles Times covered a recent tour of once-black Los Angeles neighborhoods that are becoming Latino, and covered the comments of tour leader Manuel Pastor of Latin American and Latino studies. The tour was organized by the nonprofit Community Coalition.

History of Art and Visual Culture professor Catherine Soussloff contributed a piece to Art Journal about book publishing in the field of art history and visual studies.

A Santa Cruz Sentinel article about new evidence that sea gulls prey on young salmon featured biologist Patricia Morris.

Psychology instructor Veronica Tonay was quoted in a Monterey County Herald article about the explosive nature of neighborhood feuds.

Research on the Andromeda galaxy led by astronomy graduate student Karoline Gilbert was covered by Space.com, PhysOrg.com, and CNN.com.

Feminist studies professor Bettina Aptheker was featured in a Santa Cruz Good Times story/interview about her new memoir Intimate Politics.

Economist Robert Fairlie was quoted in an FSB Fortune Small Business cover story about business ownership.

In a writeup about state efforts to staunch the exodus of new teachers from classrooms across the country, the Associated Press gave a nod to UCSC's New Teacher Center, noting that every school district in California has a mentoring-based support program for new teachers.

Film critic B. Ruby Rich of community studies was quoted in a story that appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Lexington Herald Leader, among other papers, about whether the character played by Isaiah Washington on Grey's Anatomy should become gay in response to homophobic comments recently made by the actor.

Seismologist Emily Brodsky was quoted in an article in Science Now about the influence of earthquakes on volcanoes.

Mississippi’s The Clarion Ledger and Sun Herald reported that history of consciousness professor Angela Davis would be a featured speaker during Black History Month activities at the University of Mississippi.

Feminist studies professor Bettina Aptheker was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article about a roundtable panel held at UCSC featuring nationally-known activist scholars discussing issues of social justice, race, and feminism.

 

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