Living in Silence

While other UC Santa Cruz seniors are anxious to find a job after graduation, Antonio’s* biggest concern is being able to live in the...

No Space to Spare

With the smallest recreational space of all UC campuses, UCSC looks to solve their gym’s space issue with a new referendum to drastically expand facilities.

Rage Against the War Machine

A group of protesters has been gathering in downtown Santa Cruz to voice their opposition to the U.S. drone policy. Their efforts are paralleled by likeminded protesters across the country, as U.S. drone strikes abroad come under increasing fire from antiwar and human rights activists.

Pumas on Our Doorstep

The Santa Cruz Puma Project recently published data showing that human development is changing puma behavior. Researchers continue to collect data with hopes of conserving puma habitat.

From Medical to Recreational

Proposition 64 came into effect this January allowing recreational cannabis use, but with it came a slew of taxes and regulations that are financially...

Two Years Out of the Shadows

Casting off the 'undocumented' status.

From Forest to Ice

For five fast-paced days, graduate students and professors conducted research in the deep-field of Antarctica. While cold winds swept over them, on-site researchers drew samples from a lake buried 800 meters beneath the ice. This research is the culmination of four years of work by students, faculty and staff working in the icy barrens of Antarctica and the wooded hills of UC Santa Cruz.

What Does It Mean To Be A Hispanic Serving Institution

Dramatic shifts in state demographics means higher education institutions must respond to ensure that retention and graduation rates increase with the population trends. “Hispanic Serving Institutions” across the country are attempting to address these issues that come with the increasing Latin@ population. UC Santa Cruz is in the process of joining that list.

Opening the Door on Retaliation

Graphics by Dagmar Kuta Content warning: This article contains references to sexual harassment and assault. *Name has been changed to protect the anonymity of this source. Due...

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.
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