UCSC Slugcast

by UCSC Division of Student Affairs and Success

Hosted out of the Student Affairs and Success divisional office, UCSC Slugcast is a way for students to learn more about campus resources, services, and student stories no matter where they are. Join our team of student podcasters every week to hear interviews, news, and stories about slug life at UCSC. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 5

  • S05 E04 - Updates for UCSC's Winter Quarter

    S05 E04 - Updates for UCSC's Winter Quarter

    Jenna gives students updates and changes for UCSC's winter quarter regarding returning to in-person, vaccine-booster requirements, and COVID testing information.Links: https://slugstrong.ucsc.edu/reporting-covid/covid-tracking/mus...

    03:01
  • S05 E03 - So you wanna be an RA?

    S05 E03 - So you wanna be an RA?

    Sharan interviews old Slugcaster Cynthia to hear about what it is like being an RA. She also quickly gives some information on the upcoming RA application. Applications: https://ches.ucsc.edu/student-leaders/Song: Afternoon Tea by...

    14:53
  • S05 E02 - Mental Health Services

    S05 E02 - Mental Health Services

    In this first episode of a more extended series, Gwen introduces some helpful mindfulness and mental health resources available to UCSC students. At the end of the episode, she leads a short breathing exercise for grounding and in...

    03:29
  • S05 E01 - Get your booster! Please!

    S05 E01 - Get your booster! Please!

    Sharan explains the importance of getting the booster. She then explains how UCSC students can get their boosters on or off-campus, and all other relevant information.UCSC booster info: https://healthcenter.ucsc.edu/services/covid...

    05:23
  • Season 4

  • S04 E40 - Graffiti as a Cultural Reflection

    S04 E40 - Graffiti as a Cultural Reflection

    While graffiti has a stereotype for being a form of vandalism and is attributed to delinquency- Ismael Illescas wants to show how this art form is hugely tied to culture, history, and passion.

    11:39