Savannah Guzman

A past writer for The Prodigy News

Feeding Those in Need

There is a new resource on campus that is open to all students--graduates and undergraduates alike--which is known as the Bobcat Pantry. This Pantry is a resource that provides food support as well as assistance in the application process for CalFresh.

UC Merced Homelessness Project

The University of California, Merced was specifically built in the city of Merced to help improve the area both socially and economically. As a result of this--along with the large number of homeless individuals near the UC campus--some students have been moved to try to make a difference within the community.

What if University Sports Did Not Exist?

It is common knowledge that exercise is good for the mind and the body, but what if--once you reached the collegiate level of your educational career--sports were no longer available to you?

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...

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.

Press Release: “UC Merced student newspaper to lose only source of funding”

UC Merced’s student newspaper, The Prodigy, could lose all of its funding from the Associated Students of UC Merced, or ASUCM, becoming the next publication on a UC campus to go head-to-head with its student government.