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...

We Shouldn’t Have To Feel Queer Enough

Discrimination in the workforce. Relocation after graduation. Lack of spaces for queerness in science. Over the last three weeks, this column series explored these...

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...

U.S. Privatized Banking System Needs a Public Option

Following the 2008 financial crisis, bank closures are leaving many people with impeded access to crucial financial services. The remaining bank branches disadvantage millions...

Queerness Should have Space in STEM

Keira Delaney is exhausted from constantly trying to educate her professors and fellow neuroscience majors about how their field historically and continuously discriminates against...

Career Opportunities in the Modern Internet Age

To understand what careers may lie ahead for me in the near future, I sometimes surf Linkedin to see people’s current professions and how...


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