Q&A with City Council Candidates

City on a Hill Press hosted a forum for Santa Cruz City Council candidates at the Student Media Center to discuss university expansion, police...

Takeaways from the July UC Regents Meeting

Napolitano Announces UC Minimum Wage Increase to $15 per hour by 2017 On the same day that a New York panel approved a proposed $15...

Bathroom Bill Repealed

North Carolina repealed and replaced the controversial law, House Bill 2 (HB2), which ended anti-discrimination protections including restricting transgender individuals from using the bathroom...

The Film Department’s Reel Deal

Film and digital media at UC Santa Cruz teaches students more than the typical shooting, editing and production aspects of film. After UCSC’s film department...

Obstacles of an Undocumented Life

*Names have been changed to protect identity. Until Maria* was 11 years old, the only memories she had of her parents were from photos, phone...

Standing in Solidarity with UAW

“We have learned here [at] the university that we need to be united,” said 10-year AFSCME dining hall worker Maria Padilla.

More Than an Icon

“It’s hard for the bracero That comes here under contract, Because all he ever does Is work every day bent over. When he returns to his homeland He can...

Q&A with George Blumenthal and Marlene Tromp

City on a Hill Press: In the Strategic Academic Plan, there is talk of certain programs receiving more funding than others. How is UCSC...

UC Gives $50 Million for World’s Largest Telescope

Like a massive unblinking eye, the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) will stare deeper into space than humankind ever has before. From its position on the...

Protesters Make Noise at 50th Anniversary Kick-off Event

A rhythm of clanking metal and unified chants filled Quarry Plaza on Thursday at noon as nearly 40 students marched from Humanities 2 to...


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