Marcus Fox

I love photography and miniature painting. While I'm not working for The Prodigy I spend my time hiking and biking.

SPARKing Interest

"Other than CORE 001, nothing else was supported as a campus-wide requirement; this meant that students who changed schools, especially students who transferred as juniors, had to meet a whole new set of G.E. requirements”. Having a campus-wide requirement meant that students who changed their major or transferred schools could have a better opportunity to finish on a set time.

Heritage Bus Pass System

In response to the upcoming implementation of the Heritage bus pass system, The Prodigy reached out to various departments across campus and asked specific questions about the impact that this system will have on the student body.

Men soccer whips win against Westmont Warriors

The day August 22 is memorable to many. It is the first day of classes for some. It is the first day of a college class for others. It is the first game day and it became the Bobcats first win of this year. Bobcats came face to face with the Westmont Warriors on the new field.

Undergraduate Historical Journal

UC Merced’s Historical Journal is back! The Undergraduate Historical Journal was formed by undergraduate History majors in 2014.

ASUCM Meeting Covers UCSHIP Controversy, Minimum Wage, Study Spaces

April 19th, 2017 the Associated Students of University of California, Merced (ASUCM) conducted their weekly senate meeting to discuss topics that might be relevant to improving student life on campus. However, with the increasing amount of complaints regarding the insuring practices of UCSHIP, there was a slight aura of controversy in the air.

Spring into Break

A popular question that UC Merced students ask themselves is: what is there to do in Merced when you can’t go somewhere else? To answer this popular question, I’ve put a list together of possible places to check out with your friends or just go to on your own.

Latest posts

ASUCM Funding Fact Check: SSHA and STEM

In any government, whether it be on a macro or micro scale, turmoil is bound to brew-- and our student government is no different.

New Site, New Start

Recently, our website has been under maintenance. When this past spring semester came to a close, The Prodigy editors collectively decided that we wanted to repair and revamp the website.

Dance the Night Away

On April 27, 2019 the University of California, Merced had its annual Coachella concert. Cowchella is an annual spring concert for UC...