Up Close and Personal

After applying for tickets through a lottery system, about 45 attendees arrived for a mystery show at a small yoga studio turned concert venue,...

Snapshots of the Black Identity

The Black community of Santa Cruz makes up a mere 1.86 percent of the city’s 62,045 residents, according to the 2016 census. Because of...

Strike a Chord with UCSC Musicians

In need of a final exams study playlist? Or jams to rock out to on the long drive to Los Angeles for winter break?...

Isaac Julien Brings Perspective to Rising Artists

For 12 hours, the Digital Arts Research Center played 11 of internationally acclaimed filmmaker Isaac Julien’s creations back to back on Nov. 27 and...

Underrepresentation in the Electronic Music Minor

Sitting in a lecture for Advanced Electronic Sound Synthesis, electronic music minor students observe and discuss how computer coding can alter the pitch and...

Syd’s Solo Career Hits Santa Cruz

At the age of 16, Sydney Bennett began producing from her room at her parents’ house in Los Angeles. That year she reached out...

Narratives of Change

Personal narratives express experiences with police brutality, Asian American stereotypes and environmental racism. Two people from different cultures come face to face at the...

Día de los Muertos: From Childhood to College

Lighting candles is a tradition that radiates on Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Flames illuminate the path for spirits of...

Words of Empowerment

Rapper and activist Mona Haydar’s politically charged “Hijabi” music video screened on stage at the HOPE International Music Festival. Meanwhile, about 100 UC Santa...

What Does it Take to be on Haluan?

Dancers mirrored one another’s fluid torso twists or moved with eyes closed and headphones on, whipping out sharp movements at the Haluan Hip-Hop Dance...


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