Denormalizing the Crisis

How many of you have lived with rats?” Fourth-year and Student Union Housing Working Group (SUHWG) organizer Angela Tulio posed this question to the...

RAs Disagree with Dining Hall Contingency Plans

Colleges Housing and Educational Services representatives are no longer requiring residential assistants (RAs) to help coordinate “Seat and Heat” programs in the dining halls...

AFSCME Local 3299 Delivers Official Strike Notice

Across all UC campuses and medical facilities, 9,000 UC service workers of the AFSCME Local 3299 union will cease work from May 7-9. This...

The Future of Kresge College

Kresge College, built in the ’70s, was meant to last about 40 years. Now over 10 years past its expiration, the buildings are well...

‘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...


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