Enviroslug in the News!
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"Denormalizing the crisis" by hannah ross
"How many of you have lived with rats?”
Fourth-year and Student Union Housing Working Group (SUHWG) organizer Angela Tulio posed this question to the crowd. About 20 of the 70 students in the College Nine and Ten Multipurpose Room raised their hands.
All attendees of Enviroslug’s 17th Annual Earth Summit, which took place on April 27, could cite experiences with on- or off-campus housing that were physically uncomfortable or unsanitary . . ."
"3000 beds with an environmental price tag" by laretta Johnson
"At over 1,100 pages, the length and language of the Student Housing West (SHW) draft environmental impact report (EIR) may be daunting, but it also holds details of a project that could drastically change the UC Santa Cruz campus.
The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requires government entities, like the UC, to complete EIRs before approving projects with potential environmental impacts . . ."
"Forum Draws Criticism of Student Housing WEst" By Glenn Wohltmann
"About 40 UC Santa Cruz students discussed their concerns on Wednesday about the 3,000 new beds slated to be built on campus and talked about plans to get more students to weigh in about the project.
The forum was organized by the Student Environmental Center and the chief concern from most students was the potential cost of upscale, single-bed housing in a new multi-apartment development known as Student Housing West . . ."