City Council Approves Increased ‘Stay Away’ Penalties

Gary Curry is all too familiar with ordinance 2014-12, or the “Stay Away” ordinance — $7,000-in-tickets-for-sleeping-citations familiar. To pay off the fines, Curry worked...

Update: Body of Missing Santa Cruz 8-Year-Old Girl Found

Update 7/27 9:45 p.m. : The body of an eight-year-old girl who was last seen outside the Tannery Arts Center Sunday evening has been found....

Library Funding Overdue

Santa Cruz’s public libraries need help. An upcoming local ballot initiative, Measure S, will grant $67 million via new property taxes for improvements and...

CORRECTION: City Council Forum

In our Special Election Issue, we mistakenly misattributed Drew Glover and J.M. Brown's answers regarding Santa Cruz's sleeping ordinance ban. The correct responses are...

Reinstatement of Community Studies Keeps Slugs Questioning Authority

Community studies, a signature facet of UC Santa Cruz’s progressive identity, has been reinstated in order to maintain its commitment to foster social and economic justice.

Breaking: Protesters Block Highway 17

About 30 marchers joined the five UC Santa Cruz students blocking southbound Highway 17 near the Highway 1 North exit on Tuesday.

SUA Kicks Off ‘Meet the Admin’ Series

In an effort to encourage a dialogue between students and UC Santa Cruz administrators, Student Union Assembly (SUA) President Julie Foster introduced the “Meet...

March 18 Regents Meeting Recap

By Gabby Areas and Alexa Lomberg Following 20 minutes of public comments during the UC regents meeting on March 18, about 30 students, mostly from...

A Sliver of Change for Native American Women

Artistically, the moon has a distinct set of associations — cycles, progress, mystique and femininity, all of which are captured in Dr. Carolyn Dunn’s directorial take on “Sliver of a Full Moon.” Dr. Carolyn Dunn is the director of the American Indian Resource Center, as well as a lecturer, playwright, director, author and poet.

In Solidarity with Standing Rock

“Water is life. Life is water,” about 40 students chanted, protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in Quarry Plaza. The Undocumented...


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