City Declares Fiscal Emergency, Puts Sales Tax on June Ballot

Santa Cruz City Council declared a fiscal emergency during the most recent meeting on Tuesday afternoon and moved to place a sales tax on...

Title IX Investigator Hired to Improve Processes

The UC Santa Cruz Title IX Office hired Rosamaria Garcia as a new principal investigator for sexual assault and harassment cases. She began this...

UCSC Lab HIV Vaccine to Start Clinical Trials

The development of an affordable and efficient vaccine that could be the first of its kind in protecting against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV )...

Union Coalition Protests Janus v. AFSCME Case

About 150 workers and students gathered in the Quarry Plaza on Feb. 26, rallying support for unions in the Mark Janus v. American Federation...

Costa–Hawkins Leaves Gaps in Rent Freeze

*Name changed to protect identity. After Santa Cruz City Council voted unanimously in favor of an emergency rent freeze on Feb. 13, about 22-24 percent...

Memories of Black Womanhood

Morgan Jerkins, feminist author, reflected on her experiences as a Black girl growing up with internal pressure to emulate white beauty standards. She described...

Q&A with Professor Paul Ortiz

In fewer than 300 pages, professor Paul Ortiz tries to regain years of African American and Latinx misrepresentation in U.S. history by highlighting the...

A Conversation with Adilah Barnes

Award-winning actress, acclaimed author and one of the most in uential UCSC alumni — Adilah Barnes has returned to the stage to play the...

Separation of Church and Health Care

*Name changed to protect anonymity The closest full-service hospital to UC Santa Cruz is six miles away. Despite being a full-service hospital, it does not...

City Closes Houseless Camps

The City of Santa Cruz closed down the houseless encampment in the benchlands of San Lorenzo Park Wednesday, dispatching park rangers and Santa Cruz...


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