How a simple interaction with her mom led one second-year coming out.
With the motivation to help fellow students, two individuals, Kyle Lakatos and Max Aung, speak out about the development of a new campus group, The Element Lounge. The organization has worked hard to promote LGBT community within the STEM departments here at UCSC, facing initial isolation, but progressive success.
This week’s Community Chest highlights Chris Silva, a third-year UC Santa Cruz student who actively engages in volunteerism. As the director of the Student Volunteer Center, Silva looks to bring his extensive past volunteer experience to bear.
SPACES, the nonprofit project of Elias Martinez and Aaron White blends sex positivity, queer justice and environmental sustainability through the promotion of vegan-adult toys and educational workshops.
This week in community chest, City on a Hill talks to Carolyn Rodriguez and Michelle Neumann, student organizers for the upcoming ‘Heal the Earth’ event — an event focused on sustainability through an indigenous lens.
In this week’s Community Chest, City on a Hill Press interviewed DT Amajoyi, SUA’s newly elected commissioner of diversity.
In the wake of Troy Davis’ execution last Wednesday, students gathered in Quarry Plaza to reflect on the current role of race in American politics and culture. Conversations ultimately led back to the UC and issues surrounding campus diversity.
This week City on a Hill Press held an email interview with Jake Brenner, a graduate of California Polytechnic State University and founder of HouseBiscuits.com, a website resource for students at UCSC and across the country who are in search of reviews for houses in their college towns.
In the final Community Chest of the quarter, City on a Hill Press sits down with director of SOAR Sayo Fujioka and discusses Cornel West, their year in review, and the future of SOAR and student organizations at UCSC.
At any given moment last Saturday, Oakes Lower Lawn was packed. Sixteen fraternities and campus organizations were serving up lunch to attendees from 12 to 6 p.m., and nine different dance troupes performed on stage. Members of the campus community all came together to celebrate diversity within UC Santa Cruz. This year’s Multicultural Festival, “Rhymes, [...]