Loma Fire Rages in the Midst of a Drought

Update 9/30 6:55 p.m.: The Loma Fire has grown to 4,345 acres and is 50 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. One firefighter has...

A Tobacco-Free Conversation

“We all just got a letter.” “As I recall it was sent via email to all faculty, staff and students. It was an announcement from...

Fostering a Better Future

Names of students have been changed to protect their identities. It’s move-in day, fall 2014. Among the buzz and bustle is Hailey. She is accompanied...

Santa Cruz County Suffers Historic Hepatitis A Outbreak

California is facing a public health emergency with one of the largest hepatitis A outbreaks in the state’s history. Over the last year, more...

Food For Thought

UCSC Dining has steadily improved its composting process since 2008, but problems persist. Even with the help of a proposed on-campus resource recovery facility,...

Santa Cruz Takes on Climate Change

Emilio Martinez Castañeda, Beach Flats Community Garden gatekeeper, stepped into the garden and looked out at all of the rows of destroyed maize after...

Obstacles of an Undocumented Life

*Names have been changed to protect identity. Until Maria* was 11 years old, the only memories she had of her parents were from photos, phone...

Behind the Door of Stevenson 199

The Cultural Arts and Diversity Resource Center produces quality theater performances for the UC Santa Cruz and greater Santa Cruz Communities. The CADRC is an important vehicle for retention and inclusion, specifically for students of color on campus.

Waiting Out Exile

When Tenzin first arrived in San Jose with her husband, she didn’t have any Tibetan friends. She posted an ad on Craigslist to find someone.

Bear Fire Continues

While about 11,000 emergency responders from throughout California and several other states are battling to contain firestorms devastating Northern California, Santa Cruz County is...
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