Denormalizing the Crisis

How many of you have lived with rats?” Fourth-year and Student Union Housing Working Group (SUHWG) organizer Angela Tulio posed this question to the...

Standing Against the Gulf War

  As the United States dropped 88,500 tons of bombs on Iraq and Kuwait on Jan. 17, 1991, thousands of students around the nation erupted...

All That’s Gold Isn’t Safe

The City of Santa Cruz was recognized as a “gold-level bicycle friendly community” by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) last year, but the...

129 Killed in Paris Terror Acts, California Mourns Long Beach State Student

Last Friday, Paris was struck by six coordinated terrorist attacks, killing at least 129 people and injuring over 350 others, according to multiple news...

A Day of Remembrance, Culture and Celebration

  by Pamela Avila and Georgina Sandoval  Death carries with it connotations of finality, darkness and mourning. However, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)...


Exchange, or “intercambio” in Spanish, can take many forms. At Intercambio: Just Food/Justamente Comida, an event hosted by Community Agroecology Network (CAN), participants exchanged...

Safe and (Seismically) Sound

After two years of studies and consulting, Physical Planning and Construction determined it is less costly to move or construct new buildings for five on-campus buildings deemed seismically unsound by the UC Office of the President.

EVC Alison Galloway Announces Resignation

Alison Galloway pursued a career in academia because she never wanted to stop learning. After 25 years working at UC Santa Cruz, including five...

$1 Million Donation to Expand STEM Programs

A $1 million donation from UC Santa Cruz alumna Julie Packard will create the Dean’s Funds for Diversity in the Sciences, which aims to...

A Conversation with Travis Becker

Travis Becker is just reaching his one-year mark as the director of Cantú Queer Center on campus. Becker is only the second director of...


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