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Sat Sep 29 2007 (Updated 09/30/07) An Introduction to Issues that Affect UCSC and Our Communities
2007-2008 Disorientation Guide to UC Santa Cruz Disorientation Guide Collective writes, "The Disorientation Guide was created by a small collective of folks. It has been produced for the past 5 years, although it first hit the scene in 1977, 1982, and 1984. Disorientation Guides have also emerged at UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis, UC Berkeley, MIT, Yale, U of Texas at Austin, and many other campuses across the nation.

We are trying to write and share our own history of the university. In other words, this is an introduction to the side of UC Santa Cruz that you might have heard about but won’t find in your glossy orientation materials. The guide is important to us because we realize that there are many difficult issues and challenges facing new UCSC students and we’d like to offer some information and inspiration. After all, we have experienced (and continue to experience) these same things.

This guide is designed as a resource, lubricant, and catalyst for you as you discover and get involved in the creative, radical communities and projects that thrive here in Santa Cruz." Read More imc_pdf.gifDownload the 2007-2008 Disorientation Guide (pdf)

previous UCSC Disorientation Guides: 2006-2007 || 2004-2005

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04/23/15 After Three Deaths, Assaults and Thefts, New Group Presses Tulare Council to Take Action   Police State and Prisons | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Central Valley | Government & Elections
04/23/15 Paramount Farms Uses as Much Water for Almonds as 38M Californians Required to Conserve   Environment & Forest Defense | Central Valley | California | Government & Elections
04/22/15 Workers Employed by Driscoll's Suppliers Demand Higher Wages and Legally Required Benefits   Labor & Workers | International | Santa Cruz Indymedia
04/22/15 Community Raises Funds for Long-time Oakland Anti-Police Brutality Activist Jabari Shaw   Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice
04/20/15 Park Service Considering Ranch Plan to Remove Free-Roaming Tule Elk Herds   North Bay / Marin | Animal Liberation
04/19/15 Gill Tract, Occupy the Farm Activists Continue Campaign to Stop Sprouts from Paving Land   Environment & Forest Defense | Labor & Workers | Education & Student Activism | North Bay / Marin
04/19/15 Oakland, Berkeley, San Jose, Marin Workers, Unions, and Allies Demand $15 Minimum Wage   Labor & Workers | South Bay | North Bay / Marin
04/18/15 Sheriff Hart Requests $47,925 to Fence Out Protesters from Santa Cruz County Jail   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
04/18/15 Community Members Reach Out to Those Victimized by Childhood Sexual Abuse   Health, Housing, and Public Services | Santa Cruz Indymedia