‘Transcending Our Wounds of Oppression’

Representation in higher education matters, and Engaging Education (e2) has been working to go beyond simply admitting students from historically underrepresented communities through its...

Decrease in Arrests, Medical Calls and Attendance on 4/20

Four arrests were made on and around the UC Santa Cruz campus during the unsanctioned 4/20 gathering today. Among them, California Highway Patrol arrested 67...

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...

Protesting U.S. Intervention in Syria

“U.S. out of the Middle East, we demand justice, we demand peace,” shouted a circle of about 35 students and community members in the...

Confronting Racism and Gentrification

Alejandro “Alex” Nieto, a 28-year-old security guard and devout Buddhist, was eating a burrito on the top of Bernal Heights Park when four police...

Shining the Spotlight on Black Theater

“Reach Out I’ll Be There” echoes throughout the room as lead character Chelle dances across the stage. She sings the famous Motown song in...

More Than a March

Signs waved in the air, bearing messages in protest of President Donald Trump’s administration and support of women’s rights. Protesters marched down Pacific Avenue...

Looking to the Future, Recalling the Past

The Temptations are blasting from an eight-track and a raised, black fist is painted on the wall. It’s 1967 in Detroit, Michigan and Motown...

Students Fight for Future of Athletics

UC Santa Cruz announced in 2014 that student athletes had four years to acquire $2 million in funding or lose NCAA sports. The first attempt...

Activism Under a New Administration

 Professor Emerita Angela Davis, CNN political commentator Van Jones and social activist and co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter Alicia Garza are a few of the past...
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