Local Action on the Climate Crisis

The battle to ensure a steady and safe climate seems to have come to a standstill. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on...

UCSC Receives $3 Million Grant as Hispanic Serving Institute

The population of Latin@/Chican@ students at UC Santa Cruz has been on the rise since 2005 and reached an all-time high in 2014 with...

New Bill Would Limit Police Firearm Use

This article has been updated since the original publishing date to include the perspective of the Santa Cruz Police Department and the bill’s text. In...

Library Funding Overdue

Santa Cruz’s public libraries need help. An upcoming local ballot initiative, Measure S, will grant $67 million via new property taxes for improvements and...

Merrill Renewal Project – This Week in Pictures

Pictures of the changes made to Merrill College over Spring Break 2013

Questions? Ask Your UC-AFT Librarian

After four months without a contract and more than nine rallies across UC campuses, UC librarians remain in a tentative position. UC officials and the...

Lending a Hand Across Campus

Student Ambassadors, through the Campus police department and funded through the parent fund, will be offering nighttime escort services for students on campus from Monday through Friday.

No More Nukes!

In the first half of the 1980s, UC students across the state became critical of the relationship between the institution and the country’s nuclear...

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.

Standing Against the Gulf War

  As the United States dropped 88,500 tons of bombs on Iraq and Kuwait on Jan. 17, 1991, thousands of students around the nation erupted...