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The UC San Diego Library created “Tell Us How UC It: A Living Archive” as an alternative way to highlight awareness, provide a space for dialogue, preserve and document the events related to student activism at UC San Diego. “Tell Us How UC It” debuted with a temporary exhibit from February-March 2017 in the UC San Diego Library that included an extensive timeline of events and incidents from UC San Diego’s history that affected the campus climate for students in such a way that they were compelled to act. This compiled history established a narrative of UCSD’s student activism. To add present-day sentiment to the narrative, current UC San Diego students submitted a variety of creative work expressing their experience of the campus climate. Their submissions were solicited through campus flyers, direct communication with student community centers and the residential life coordinators of each of UC San Diego’s colleges, as well as through collaborations with faculty who introduced the project in their classrooms. A selection of the student reflections were featured in the physical exhibit. Finally, the exhibit area included a prominent space for visitor feeback. Vistors to the exhibit were invited to share their thoughts, feelings, reflections and next steps on a board using post-it notes. The board was photographed on a daily basis. These notes complemented the archive submissions on display and offered another unfiltered narrative about campus climate that became part of the archive as well. Digital Library Development Program, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (https://lib.ucsd.edu/digital-library)