Deconstructing Measure 68

What is Measure 68? For the past four years, the Chancellor’s Office has temporarily provided $1 million in funding for NCAA athletics with the intention...

2017 SUA Candidate Interviews

Videos courtesy of Banana Slug News. Voting has begun and will close at midnight on May 23. Students can vote online at elections.ucsc.edu. This year’s...

‘Sanctuary’ Undefined

The letters preluded the ICE arrests. They began arriving about five months ago, sending anxiety and confusion into the already uneasy undocumented Santa Cruz...

Reclamation Demands Met

After three days of reclaiming Kerr Hall, the Afrikan/Black Student Alliance’s (A/BSA) demands have been met. “We recognize that we have more work to do...

Submission: A/BSA Reclamation Statement

As of May 2nd, 2017, the Afrikan/Black Student Alliance at the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) has Reclaimed Kerr Hall. Who We Are: The...

A Step Behind

Update: In this story lecturer Nandini Bhattacharya was described as laid off by the PBSci division and rehired by the Hispanic Serving Institute (HSI). We’d...

Slugs in Stilettos

Ornamented with stiletto heels, leotards and shimmering highlighter, the UC Santa Cruz queer community celebrated the annual Drag Ball — a brave space for...

State Audit Says UCOP Mishandling Budget, Holding Excess Reserve Funding

The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) has accumulated a $175 million unreported surplus and conducted questionable budget practices, according to a...

Title IX Case Reveals Systemic Concerns

*Name has been withheld for anonymity. Last academic year, Emma* joined 233 other UC Santa Cruz community members in filing a Title IX report. Her...

‘Transcending Our Wounds of Oppression’

Representation in higher education matters, and Engaging Education (e2) has been working to go beyond simply admitting students from historically underrepresented communities through its...
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