Rethinking the Trailer Park

As trailers have been towed out of UC Santa Cruz’s trailer park, it has left empty gaps in an anxious community. One student thumbed...

Rebuilding A $50 Million Mistake

Plenty of rumors have been spread by students surrounding the closure of Stevenson and Kresge apartments. There is the theory that students smoking inside the buildings caused the fire alarm to constantly go off, while interior sprinklers caused water build-up. There is the theory that Greek housing would be built in Stevenson’s spot. There is the “deadly black mold” theory. Despite the email from Stevenson College Housing explaining that the apartments were to be remodeled due to water damage, the ongoing lawsuit claiming faulty construction at the infill apartments — Stevenson, Kresge, Cowell and Porter — was kept quiet.

Special Issue: City on a Hill Press’ 50th Anniversary

Activism is a big word. It can look like hunger strikes, building occupations or thousands marching on the national mall. But it can also...

UCSC Shortens Classes, Adds New Time Block

Starting fall 2016, all classes that meet three times a week will be five minutes shorter, and all classes that meet twice a week...

UCSC Admission Data Released

Following the UC’s commitment to enroll 10,000 more students over the next three years, UC Santa Cruz admits over 22,300 California freshmen for fall...

In Memoriam: Alexandria Arceneaux

Each year in Alexandria Arceneaux’s home in Lawndale, California, a different person is chosen to decorate the Christmas tree with the colors of their...

Title IX Questioned after Rape Claim Settlement

Trigger warning: This article contains references to sexual harassment and assault. A rape claim filed by a UC Santa Cruz student against former Latin American...

UPDATE: Campus Assault Classified as Hate Crime

City on a Hill Press will continue to update this story as it develops. Update November 17, 5:30 p.m. : UC Santa Cruz Police Department (UCSC...

New UCSC Properties in Silicon Valley and Scotts Valley

Within a few days of each other, UC Santa Cruz announced two new permanent campus extensions in Santa Clara and Scotts Valley. UCSC purchased a...

Serving Student Voice

The newly formed Coffee Shop Advisory Committee released a campuswide survey on May 24 for input about the controversial takeover of the historically college-run...
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