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Feb. 11-17, 2008
Vol. 12, No. 24

Frank Child, former dean of social sciences

The presidential primary prompted calls to several political experts on campus, including Michael Brown and Sheldon Kamieniecki. . . . and more

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Scholarship Benefit Dinner raises funds for students in need

Nearly 250 people attended the fifth annual Scholarship Benefit Dinner Saturday, raising an estimated $160,000 for undergraduate scholarships. Special guests included keynote speaker Camryn Manheim, an alumna and Emmy award-winning actress, and alumna and speaker Precious Ward, pictured above with Chancellor George Blumenthal. [More]

Let the trash-talking begin: UCSC joins national college recycling competition

UCSC has thrown down the gauntlet (and will put it in the recycling bin later) by entering for the first time in ReycleMania, an annual friendly competition among more than 400 college and university recycling programs nationwide. [More]