Dispose of the Tampon Tax

Periods cost about $7 a month. That’s $7 a month, 12 times a year, for approximately 40 years. This means that, on average, this...

Racism Is Not a Prank

A white student who locked a bike lock around a black San Jose State University student’s neck, hung posters of Adolf Hitler and a...

Adding Beds Won’t Put the Issue to Rest

It costs about $300,000 for each new bed at UC Santa Cruz. That figure includes the cost of the dorm or apartment around the...

Stalling on Trans Rights

Four years ago, Vice President Joe Biden said transgender discrimination “is the civil rights issue of our time.” North Carolina’s blatantly transphobic bathroom law...

Forgotten Voices

The rise of the #MeToo movement has amplified the voices of the historically silenced. It has seized the microphone from the powerful and passed...

Don’t Stall SCOTUS

Just when you thought the US political landscape couldn’t get any more complicated, the Supreme Court is facing a likely impasse for its 2016...

UC’s Contradictions About Student Activism

UC Santa Cruz has spent 50 years touting itself as a bastion of radical politics tucked between the redwoods. Its slogan, “The original authority...

UC Davis Attempts to Scrub Record, Gets Hands Dirty

It’s not how Kamran Loghman intended his product to be used. Twenty one UC Davis students and alumni sat in a circle on the...

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...

This Call May Be Recorded

When the police read your rights they tell you anything you say can and will be held against you. This doesn’t apply to confidential...
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