Protesting U.S. Intervention in Syria

“U.S. out of the Middle East, we demand justice, we demand peace,” shouted a circle of about 35 students and community members in the...

Confronting Racism and Gentrification

Alejandro “Alex” Nieto, a 28-year-old security guard and devout Buddhist, was eating a burrito on the top of Bernal Heights Park when four police...

Shining the Spotlight on Black Theater

“Reach Out I’ll Be There” echoes throughout the room as lead character Chelle dances across the stage. She sings the famous Motown song in...

More Than a March

Signs waved in the air, bearing messages in protest of President Donald Trump’s administration and support of women’s rights. Protesters marched down Pacific Avenue...

Looking to the Future, Recalling the Past

The Temptations are blasting from an eight-track and a raised, black fist is painted on the wall. It’s 1967 in Detroit, Michigan and Motown...

Students Fight for Future of Athletics

UC Santa Cruz announced in 2014 that student athletes had four years to acquire $2 million in funding or lose NCAA sports. The first attempt...

Learning from History: Memories & Mobilization

The right word is incarceration, Mas Hashimoto said, not internment. Hashimoto, who was imprisoned simply for being Japanese, said the government used the word “internment”...

SCPD ‘Misled’ in Recent Department of Homeland Security Raids

Santa Cruz Police Department (SCPD) Chief Kevin Vogel announced in this morning's press conference that the SCPD was misinformed about the Department of Homeland...

Activism Under a New Administration

 Professor Emerita Angela Davis, CNN political commentator Van Jones and social activist and co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter Alicia Garza are a few of the past...

Standing up for their Rights

Supporters of Planned Parenthood took over Pacific Avenue on Feb. 11 in a demonstration that drew hundreds in to a crowd that stretched three...
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