Vigil for Pittsburgh Synagogue

Quarry Plaza was busy as always on Monday morning, but amid the typical hubbub, a somber bubble of silence rested on the shoulders of...

SUA Misuses Programming Funds

Sage the Gemini performed at UC Santa Cruz on Oct. 20 to over 2,500 students. Miscommunication surrounding Student Union Assembly (SUA) use of general...

Millennials: Fighting For Change or Failing to Turn Out?

Home is a confusing thing when you’re a college student. Is it where you grew up? Where your college is located? A little bit...

Santa Cruz County Ballot Measure Breakdown

’Tis the season for political yard signs. Slogans for city council members, gubernatorial candidates and ballot measures at both the local and state level...

Rent — How Do You Measure a Crisis?

A landlord rents a leaky pool shed for $350 per month. A man lives with 20 other people and works four jobs to make...

AFSCME 3299 Back in Action

For the second time in a little over five months, AFSCME 3299 members went on strike. This time, however, it’s not from the absence...

Candidates Gather for On-Campus Forum

In the print edition of this article, City on a Hill Press mischaracterized the effects of an amendment to Measure O. The decrease in the...

‘H’ is for Housing

While Measure M has taken the spotlight,  a quieter competition simmers between Yes on H and No on H campaigners in Santa Cruz County....

A Guide to Voting Without a Fixed Address

More and more states require a would-be voter to provide identification and an address, often excluding houseless populations. In California however, houseless people don’t...

Big Money in Small Races

The Supreme Court rendered limits on individual campaign contributions unconstitutional in Citizens United eight years ago, and the effects are being felt today at...


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