Local Water Crisis Resolved

January’s first big storm in Santa Cruz dropped more than 7 inches of rain, which made progress toward ending California’s historic drought, while simultaneously...

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...

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.

Snapshots of the Black Identity

The Black community of Santa Cruz makes up a mere 1.86 percent of the city’s 62,045 residents, according to the 2016 census. Because of...

The Results Are In: SUA Candidates-Elect Gear Up

After a contentious election season and low voter turnout, Student Union Assembly (SUA) candidate results were announced in Tuesday evening’s SUA meeting. Several officer-elects...

Illuminating Education

After two hate crimes against Filipino students at UC Santa Cruz, students of color unified and mobilized to create Engaging Education (e2). In spring 2000,...

Investing in Black Economics

As a Kenyan American, UC Santa Cruz alumna Shiku Muhire described living in the U.S. as a “cultural vacuum” that didn’t necessarily reflect her...

Restaurant Week Celebrates Santa Cruz Food Culture

The annual Santa Cruz Restaurant Week (SCRW) returns this Oct. 2-9. SCRW invites a variety of local restaurants to design a $25 three-course menu, intended to offer guests an affordable fine dining experience.

Hundreds of Community Members Gather to Pray for Missing Students

Community members held a prayer service Wednesday afternoon to honor two UC Santa Cruz students who remain missing after being swept into sea Monday...

New Trans-Inclusive Housing Option Introduced at UCSC

All Cass Stradleigh wanted was to live in a gender nonconforming place in their second year at UC Santa Cruz. But when they tried...


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