‘Shatter the Silence, Stop the Violence’

“We have the power, we have the right, we are here to take back the night!” On the evening of April 24, students carrying neon...

RAs Required to Work in Dining Halls During Strike

In anticipation of campus closures in early May due to protests, UC Santa Cruz’s College Housing and Educational Services (CHES) sent a directive to...

DACA to Accept New Applications, Federal Judge Rules Rescindment Was ‘Arbitrary’

Seven months later, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has been through legal disputes, congressional debates and back. U.S. District Judge John...

SUA Endorses Rent Control Initiative

The Student Union Assembly (SUA) at UC Santa Cruz voted nearly unanimously on a rent control resolution proposal on April 24. Student representatives are...

Students for Justice in Palestine Holds Die-In in Quarry Plaza

*Name changed to protect anonymity Although Palestine is more than 14,000 miles away, UC Santa Cruz’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) brought...

Empowering the Next Generation for Higher Education

Story by Daniela Gonzalez and Hannah Ross Kimberly Balmorez, now in her fourth year, knew she wanted to attend UC Santa Cruz when she visited...

Four arrests, dozens of citations during this year’s 4/20

At least four DUI arrests were made on campus during this year’s unsanctioned 4/20 event. Two of these were non-UCSC-affiliated individuals arrested before 12...

Historical Paintings and Modern Installations

At UC Santa Cruz, anyone who passes the Koi Pond will walk by the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, but the significance behind its...

Royalty Has Arrived… in Drag

*Drag names used for anonymity. In her stilettos and a form-fitting black dress with leopard print, professional drag queen Kylie Minono opened the 23rd...

The Iron is Hot

UPDATE: AFSCME Local 3299 workers voted with 97 percent in favor to strike early Thursday morning. According to AFSCME 3299 communications director John de...


Santa Cruz, CA
moderate rain
59.5 ° F
66.2 °
57.2 °
53 °
50 °
52 °
55 °
60 °