Lack of Access to Health Care for Farmworkers

In a single day, a farmworker can spend 12 hours bent over, pausing only to lift buckets of produce that weigh up to 40...

Religious Attack on Body Rights

The Trump administration has slashed Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations on contraceptive access, creating economic, political and social barriers to health care for hundreds...

An Injustice to Fix an ‘Injustice’

“I’ll keep being the best advocate I can for the UC,” UC President Janet Napolitano promised in her most recent newsletter on Sept. 24...

When Anxiety Meets Apathy

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) throughout the UC system are not equipped to meet the mental health needs of students, and the UC itself...

Confusion on the California Ballot

Proposition 52 supports an existing hospital fee. But due to its dense content and language, it has been described  as “it’s own worst enemy”...

Re-Arming the War on Drugs

A person charged with drug possession could once again face between 20 years minimum and life in federal prison after a new policy memo...

Louisiana Bill Changes Definition of Hate Crime

Hate crimes are a problem in America. They’re a problem anyone marginalized in our society for their religion, race, gender, sexual orientation or ability....

Privacy Unlocked

When we go home at night and close our blinds, we hope no one has the ability to see through them. We shut and...

Whitewashing Silicon Valley

You can’t predict the future, but white men in Silicon Valley are stealing it. Income inequality in Silicon Valley is wider than ever, especially...

UCSC’s Plan for the Future Lacks Any Bite

The plan sounds impressive in theory. The university acknowledges that there are problem areas and has some type of plan to improve students’ experience at UCSC. Unfortunately, the plan lacks tangible details, solutions and opportunities for dialogue. As of now, the plan reads like an overly optimistic and out-of-touch press release — all bark and no bite.
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