True Originals

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Writing in the 'New York Times,' alumna chronicles the 'collaboration, anguish, and escape' of Syrian women enlisted as enforcers in the Islamic State. Continue»

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To celebrate 50 years since the founding of UC Santa Cruz, pioneer faculty and staff look back on the early years of the campus.

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