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...

Negotiations on the Table

UC union workers from across the state will meet at the bargaining table with the UC Board of Regents this week to renegotiate their...

Crossing Intersections

“Wake up, Oakes!” shouted a chant leader of the UC Santa Cruz Student-Led Womxn’s March on the morning of Jan. 20. “We’re here!” Demonstrators marched...

TPS Repeal Leaves Students Uncertain

After over 16 years of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) renewals by the Republican Bush administration and the Democratic Obama administration, President Donald Trump’s administration...

From Overprescription to Overdose

The opioid epidemic is nothing new, rooted in a legacy of the War on Drugs, the pharmaceutical industry and mental health disparities, but in...

Marching Forward with Women’s Rights

In the days following the 2016 election, women and their allies across the country prepared for a nationwide march one day after the inauguration...

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...

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...

The Quarry Amphitheater Reopens

Eleven years and $8 million later, UC Santa Cruz’s Quarry Amphitheater was transformed this year from an abandoned pit in the center of campus...

Bear Fire Continues

While about 11,000 emergency responders from throughout California and several other states are battling to contain firestorms devastating Northern California, Santa Cruz County is...


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