Warming the Houseless with Community Partnership

A community group known as Residents for a Coldest Nights Warming Center began both the conversation and the planning for a system of warming centers for the houseless in Santa Cruz.

‘Health Homes’ Bring Broader Coverage

The Health Improvement Partnership of SC County received a grant from the Blue Shield of California Foundation

Slugs in the Spolight: Abbott’s Open Arms Support Queer Community

Deborah Abbott, director of the Cantú Queer Resource Center shares her personal experience as a heterosexually married lesbian and how such experiences have helped her communicate and counsel many struggling queer students and staff.

Third Dry Year, Drought Demands Action

Since Santa Cruz has entered its third year in a row of severe dry conditions, the city is pushing for ways to alleviate the water shortage.

Santa Cruz to Celebrate MLK Jr.’s Life and Legacy

Annual Martin Luther King Jr. memorial convocation features guest speaker Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, III and performances from Tammi Brown and UCSC’s African American Theater Arts Troupe

Social Sciences Receives $7.4 Million in Research Grants

Exploring the dimensions of research grants provided to the social sciences division of UCSC, assistant dean of the division, Kyle Eischen enlightens those who are unfamiliar with the great benefits of research, and researchers are interviewed on what type of projects they’re undertaking.

Jail Expansion Grant Provokes Protest

Activists are up in arms over the proposed expansion of the Rountree county jail facility, funded by a state grant.

Capitola Bans Commercial Marijuana

In addition to denying a building permit application to open a medical marijuana commercial grow, Capitola bans the sale of medical marijuana altogether.

Living Writers Series Delivers Words of Inspiration

The winter quarter Living Writer Series features exclusively UCSC alumni, with Reyna Grande kicking off the series by discussing her creative writing career.

Campus Looks to Enforce Smoking Ban

As of January 1st, UCSC will be implementing new policies, as directed by President Yudof, making it a smoke & tobacco free campus.