Gender Identity Theft

There are 1.4 million recorded transgender people living in the U.S. As far as the Trump administration is concerned, their lives don’t exist. An October...

White Supremacy Must be Condemned

We need to rebrand what a terrorist looks like. Because right now, when someone mentions the word “terrorist,” the image that comes to people’s minds...

Vote Like Lives Depend on it

What made you mad in the last two years?  Maybe it was the president saying it’s alright to violate women,  the U.S. leaving the Paris...

They Can Make Excuses, Voter Suppression is Still Racist

Every election season, we hear people say “Every vote counts.”  It’s a powerful sentiment, but less so in practice. In this country, not all voting...

Only We Can Prevent Wildfires

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to see it land on a power line, can it still catch...

Resist Trump, Keep Immigrant Protections

The White House’s assault on people of color grows more aggressive by the day, as the latest attack comes in the form of deporting...

Take Down the Mission Bell

Columbus Day is a celebration of brutal conquest and white supremacy — one that UC Santa Cruz is complicit in by ignoring calls to...

One Overpriced Diploma, To Go, Please!

What I like about Chipotle is the limited menu. You stand in the line, get either brown rice or white rice, black beans or...

We Believe Dr. Blasey Ford

Why are you afraid of flying? Why do you have two front doors? What music was playing when you were leaving the party? None...

What’s More Lost: Migrant Kids or US Humanity?

Please, don’t feign surprise when our government lies to us again and again about the state of immigrant affairs and detention centers. Don’t feign...


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