UCSC Archive

“This is one of the cultural and intellectual hubs of the campus, and it’s impossible to quantify what the university would be losing by closing this space.” – Scott Ferreter of Sacramento

Thousands of people returned to UC Santa Cruz on April 20 to celebrate 420, the unorganized annual counterculture holiday.

The counterculture cannabis celebration brought people of diverse backgrounds together for an afternoon under the hot sun.

The 10th annual Practical Activism Conference at UC Santa Cruz, organized by students at colleges Nine, Ten and Oakes, was held on October 20, 2012 at the College Nine & College Ten Multipurpose Room.

Four Twenty in Porter Meadow at UCSC is an unorganized annual tradition.

The Student Environmental Center at UCSC hosted the 11th Annual Campus Earth Summit at UC Santa Cruz.

The annual Four Twenty celebration of marijuana at UC Santa Cruz drew thousands of people to the Porter Meadow.

Kerr Hall at UC Santa Cruz, which contains the offices of the administration, vice-chancellors, and chancellors, was occupied by hundreds of students.

Hundreds of students rallied at the two entrances to the UC Santa Cruz campus, shutting them down for several hours. The demonstration was in conjunction with statewide actions against a 32% increase in undergraduate student fees.

A dance party thumped on the night of September 30 at the occupied Graduate Student Commons and Bay Tree Plaza at UC Santa Cruz.