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UCSC in the News

February 13, 2006

The Christian Science Monitor quoted American studies professor emeritus John Dizikes in an article about the “rockification of sport”--the loud background soundtrack that weaves through today's sporting events.

Sociology's Mike Males appeared on the CBS News program Sunday Morning, during a segment about the aging of the baby boomers.

Literature professor John Jordan, codirector of UCSC's Dickens Project, was quoted on Minnesota Public Radio about the Christmas stories of Charles Dickens.

Economist Michael Hutchison took a call from the Santa Cruz Sentinel about the recent wave of layoffs sweeping through the U.S. automotive industry.

Michigan's Morning Sun ran a story about history of consciousness professor Angela Davis's appearance as the keynote speaker of Central Michigan University's Black History month celebrations, where she spoke about racism and sexism, invoked the legacies of Coretta Scott King and Rosa Parks, and called for the impeachment of President Bush. Davis was also featured in the Yes Weekly about a speech she delivered at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Journalism lecturer Conn Hallinan contributed an article to Foreign Policy in Focus about recent events in Iran.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story recapping the 2005 local theater scene, praising shows by Shakespeare Santa Cruz and UCSC student productions.

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