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...

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...

Living in Silence

While other UC Santa Cruz seniors are anxious to find a job after graduation, Antonio’s* biggest concern is being able to live in the...

Challenging Machismo

Forty years ago, Luis Valdez created “Zoot Suit” to draw attention to Chicano culture in mainstream media. Now, Luis Valdez’s son, director Kinan Valdez,...

Deconstructing Measure 68

What is Measure 68? For the past four years, the Chancellor’s Office has temporarily provided $1 million in funding for NCAA athletics with the intention...

2017 SUA Candidate Interviews

Videos courtesy of Banana Slug News. Voting has begun and will close at midnight on May 23. Students can vote online at elections.ucsc.edu. This year’s...

Reclamation Demands Met

After three days of reclaiming Kerr Hall, the Afrikan/Black Student Alliance’s (A/BSA) demands have been met. “We recognize that we have more work to do...

Submission: A/BSA Reclamation Statement

As of May 2nd, 2017, the Afrikan/Black Student Alliance at the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) has Reclaimed Kerr Hall. Who We Are: The...

A Step Behind

Update: In this story lecturer Nandini Bhattacharya was described as laid off by the PBSci division and rehired by the Hispanic Serving Institute (HSI). We’d...

Slugs in Stilettos

Ornamented with stiletto heels, leotards and shimmering highlighter, the UC Santa Cruz queer community celebrated the annual Drag Ball — a brave space for...
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