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July 3, 2000

Take Note

Attention Multi-Year Parking Permit holders

The Multi-Year "A" or Multi-Year Motorcycle parking permit in your possession does not expire and will continue to be valid during the 2000-01 year. Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) asks that you please continue to use your current permit during the upcoming year. For more information, contact TAPS at (831) 459-4543 or send e-mail to taps@cats.ucsc.edu.

GSA officers for 2000-01

The Graduate Student Association announced the results of elections held this spring. The new officers are:

President: Kami Chisholm (Hist Con)
Internal Vice President: Emily Parodi (Psychology)
External Vice President: Lee Ritscher (Literature)
Secretary: Dave Machledt (Anthropology)
Treasurer: Jesse Matonak (Math)

The Graduate Student Association can be reached at gsa@cats.ucsc.edu.

Special discounts for faculty and staff for Shakespeare Santa Cruz

Shakespeare Santa Cruz offers a discount on tickets to UCSC staff and faculty. Regular single-ticket prices range from $24 to $32, but are available to UCSC employees for $19 for shows running through August 6; and $21 for the rest of the season. The special ticket prices are available for all shows between Sunday evening and Friday evening but cannot be used for shows on Saturday or Sunday matinees. For tickets, call (831) 459-2159.

Groups of 15 or more can take advantage of further discounts. Prices and details can be found at the SSC Group Sales Page. For more information, call Terri Fette at (831) 457-8549.

Michael Warren, professor of English literature and text consultant to Shakespeare Santa Cruz, and Sara Danielsen, SSC education and outreach
manager, will talk about this summer's Shakespeare Santa Cruz productions at
Bookshop Santa Cruz on Monday, July 10, at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (831) 459-2121

Summer hours for campus eateries

  • Whole Earth Restaurant (831-426-8255) - Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Kresge Cafe (831-429-6606) - Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Stevenson Coffee House (831-459-2433) - Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. (7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. during orientation)

Thumbs Up recipients announced

Congratulations to the 1,525 staff and academic administrators who received Thumbs Up awards. All awards have been distributed and a campuswide directory of recipients is posted on the web. A printed copy is available at the reference desk in McHenry Library. If you have a disability-related need for this information in an alternate format, please contact Susan Taylor at suestoy@cats.ucsc.edu or (831) 459-4821.

Gear up for summer

The Outdoor Equipment Rental Center at the Office of Physical Education, Recreation, and Sports (OPERS) can help you gear up for any trip or outdoor adventure this summer. The center is open to all students, staff, and faculty and rents camping and mountaineering gear, water sports equipment, and bicycle gear at extremely reasonable prices. Summer hours--Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 5:30 p.m.--are in effect June 20 through August 8. The rental shop is located upstairs in the East Field House. For more information, call (831) 459-2800.

Sailing lessons for youth and adults

The Recreation Department is offering boating classes in basic and intermediate dinghy and keelboat sailing this summer. Sailing classes for youth ages 9 to 16 are free; classes for adults cost $150. The first session of classes began June 19. Registration for the adult classes is under way at the OPERS office; youth-class registration is taking place at the harbor. For more information, call (831) 459-2806.

Construction update

Currents is now providing monthly updates on construction projects that have an impact on campus transportation and parking. Construction update story

For more information, visit the Transportation and Parking Services web site and the Physical Planning and Construction web site.

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