Anakbayan Holds Space for Inclusive Approach to Housing Justice

Ten blocks were forced into one as Manilatown, San Francisco experienced a devastating loss of culture in the 1970s. When San Francisco’s push for...

Underrepresented Students Navigate Higher Education

Students of color and first-generation students often find themselves working twice as hard to adapt to university life, though their additional effort is largely...

Annual Drum Feast Celebrates Indigenous Cultures

The smell of copal, a sacred incense used in rituals, celebrations and offerings, filled the air as the Fresno American Indian Veterans Association Color...

Finding Identity Through Comedic Relief

On Saturday evening, a crowd of about 200 students at Colleges Nine and Ten Multipurpose Room laughed along with Asian American comedians Irene Tu...

12th Annual Birth of Word Festival

The 12th annual Birth of Word festival brought together a collection of dancers, poets and performers who expressed the importance of self-care, treating others...

Prefiguring Justice through Art

Eleven galleries across Santa Cruz County joined a collaborative exhibition series called Spoken/Unspoken, which illustrates many forms of protest art. Each gallery takes a...

Bringing Tradition to Life

Over 100 painted faces walk along Pacific Avenue, some in bright dresses with hair full of orange marigolds. Fe Silva-Robles, program director for Senderos,...

Review: Humans vs. Robots

UC Santa Cruz graduate student Abel Cornejo brought one of the first ever sci-fi plays back to life this past weekend, with a modernized...


The hashtag is familiar — it’s reached millions through the bright screen of a smartphone, fueling conversations about the violence conducted on Black bodies...

Bringing the Bay to Santa Cruz

Two mothers, a recent high school graduate and an ex-backup singer were among the five Bay Area performers that dropped their beats and lyrics...


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