Civil Unrest

Despite an outpouring of support at the Santa Cruz City Council meeting for an amendment by councilmember Don Lane to remove a nearly 40-year-old...

Submission: April 20 DUI checkpoint and law enforcement efforts

By UC Santa Cruz Chief of Police Nader Oweis Members of the UC Santa Cruz community and campus neighbors, please be advised there is the...

Maddy Middleton Memorial Brings Community Together

Flower wreaths and photos of 8-year-old Madyson “Maddy” Middleton adorned the Kaiser Permanente Arena on Sunday. The bleachers were filled to the top with...

West Cliff Waves Hello To El Niño

With all the rain Santa Cruz has seen in recent weeks, residents may have forgotten the county declared a state of drought emergency just...

Cookies, Chancellors and Conversations

The University House opened its doors last Wednesday night as students were given the opportunity to voice their concerns to UC Santa Cruz administrators...

Looking Back at Food Not Bombs

Food Not Bombs, a grassroots activist group founded 37 years ago and working toward feeding the houseless and managing food waste, began when Keith...

It’s Bigger Than Santa Cruz

The Atrium provided the perfect intimate setting for artists and audience members alike to connect over their mutual love of hip-hop, when dead prez...

In Memoriam: Kayla Hallee

Merrill student Kayla Hallee’s body was found off the coast of Santa Barbara on Aug. 27. The 20-year-old was at the cusp of her third year at UCSC after taking a leave of absence during the 2012-2013 school year. Hallee would have returned to UCSC in the fall as an environmental studies major.

Electrified on the West Side

As festival season approaches, the same names tend to appear on lineup announcements across the country. Most musicians are selected by popular demand, attracting...

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...


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