DOJ Challenges Watsonville’s Sanctuary Ordinance

Mayor Oscar Rios said he was not surprised when Watsonville City Council received a letter from the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Nov. 15...

Two SCMTD Bus Fires in Nine Days, No Injuries

The rear engine of a Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (SCMTD) bus caught fire last week near Colleges Nine and Ten on campus because...

UC Responds to Audit Investigative Report

The UC regents are still deliberating on appropriate repercussions and institutional changes after an investigative report commissioned in May found UC President Janet Napolitano...

BSU Demands, Six Months Later

When the university failed to meet the Black Student Union’s (BSU) demands last year, there was no business as usual. Now, six months after...

Administration Finalizes Proposals for $3 Million Housing Assistance Fund

The administration has decided what to do with the $3 million Band-Aid, which was provided by the UC Office of the President (UCOP) in...

Graduate Students Walk Out Against Taxation

Graduate students abandoned sections, experiments and labs on Wednesday at UC Santa Cruz. About 150 people rallied in Quarry Plaza as part of the...

UC Encourages Transfers, UCSC Fails to Meet Mandate

This academic year, UC Santa Cruz was one of two UCs that failed to meet the mandated student ratio — two first-year students for...

Reclaiming a Holiday

Instead of turning a blind eye to the colonialism of Thanksgiving, about 70 people gathered last week to bring indigenous representation to the holiday...

Student Commuters Burdened by Overcrowding

Matt Mayr, a UC Santa Cruz fourth year computer science major, waited patiently at the Laurel and Center bus stop. His thoughts were on...

Help is Here But Out of Reach

The city of Santa Cruz attempts to provide services for over 200 people who sleep outside, but is limited by state funding and an...


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