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September 15, 1997

UCSC to host "National Ocean Sciences Bowl" regional competition
Do you know what squid eat for breakfast? Where the Sargasso Sea is? How to calculate your longitude in the middle of the ocean? Even if you do, you might enjoy watching the action as UCSC hosts a regional competition of the first National Ocean Sciences Bowl.

Catering Showcase 1997 is a hit with staff
More than 450 staff members attended Catering Showcase 1997 in the College Eight/Oakes Dining Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Sponsored by University Dining Services, the showcase highlighted new "theme breaks" offered by the Catering Department.

UCSC's new yearbook available for presale starting this month
Starting Saturday, Sept. 20, members of the campus community will be able to reserve copies of UCSC's first-ever university yearbook, "Synecdoche." The yearbook will cover all aspects of student, university, and community life during the 1997-98 academic year.

UC Irvine chancellor to step down next summer
UC Irvine Chancellor Laurel L. Wilkening has announced that she will step down as chancellor next summer and plans to leave the field of higher education, according to a news release issued by UC Irvine. In a separate message, President Atkinson comments on her resignation.

SCO Forum draws 2,000 to campus last month
UCSC computer enthusiasts Patrick Mantey and Fred Siff were among the 2,000 people who participated in last month's SCO Forum on campus.

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