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October 30, 2006

Gary Glatzmaier and Robert Coe, both professors of Earth sciences, were featured in "Magnetic Storm," a program in the PBS television series NOVA about Earth's magnetic field.

Writing lecturer Conn Hallinan contributed a piece to CounterPunch about U.S. foreign policy toward Venezuela.

Environmental studies chair Daniel Press was featured in a Sacramento Bee article about the phrase “open space” and the varied definitions it carries.

Environmental toxicologist Donald Smith was quoted in an article in USA Today about lead poisoning in California condors.

The Post-Standard of Syracuse ran a story about a speech delivered by history of consciousness professor Angela Davis at an anti-war rally in New York.

Astronomer Garth Illingworth was quoted in a story about the oldest galaxies in the Spokane Spokesman-Review.

UCSC's Banana Slug mascot got top billing in an MSN.com article on college mascots which posed the question, "What's a banana slug and why does it cheer for the University of California, Santa Cruz?"

The Mid-County Post ran a story about a new book on the Santa Cruz coast by geologist Gary Griggs.

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