Santa Cruz Sentinel covers UCSC struggle for Ethinic & Critical Studies

This week Santa Cruz Sentinel, a local paper, covered the struggle for ethnic studies on this campus. Including an overview of its history on the UCSC campus, politics regarding ethnic studies and some key factors in the process of creating the department.

The article titled “UCSC students renew 40-year old movement for Ethnic Studies” can be found at the Santa Cruz Sentinel website.

Make sure to read and reply to the comments that follow the news article, some clearly display the need for an ethnic and critical race studies on the Santa Cruz campus.

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About UCSC Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES)

This blog is maintained by students throughout UCSC. We recognize that students have been working around Ethnic Studies for multiple decades and at many levels of the university. We claim no ownership over any movement or material that is produced. We ask that any materiel used from the blog is cited and used for only educational purposes. Most importantly that it is done with honor and respect for the many people who worked in the struggle for Ethnic Studies. We would also like to point out that the name Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) was created to acknowledge the intellectual development of Ethnic Studies since the beginning of this struggle. The name came from countless meetings and hours with many different undergrads, graduate students, and faculty.
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One Response to Santa Cruz Sentinel covers UCSC struggle for Ethinic & Critical Studies

  1. x says:

    reading those comments on the sentinel article, i am forced to conclude that nearly the whole lot of those readers is seriously disturbed. for example, “wang wei” (clearly a pseudonym), who describes himself as a 70-year-old man, responds to another reader/commentator who identifies herself as a young student at ucsc, by stating that although he’s “not privy to ‘what’s between your legs,'” she should “watch the bamboos carefully” b/c he “may be hiding and watching you.” how did the comment space for an article on the fight for ethnic studies turn into a chat room for some septuagenarian pervert?

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