A Seemingly Colorless UC

I used to wonder why people would criticize this university for their lack of diversity when I looked at my peers in class and saw mostly people of color. Then I remembered I was a proposed Latin American and Latino Studies major, as were many of my classmates.

Combating Homophobia: A Global Issue

While gay rights groups have celebrated some victories regarding equal marriage rights, homophobia persists as a global issue.

Why You Should Care About Affordable Care

2014 marks a milestone for Obamacare, as the health coverage it established finally goes into effect

The Exclusive Ideals of ‘Beauty’

A young girl’s desire to keep her natural hair incites bullying and threat of expulsion

A System of Support for the Houseless

Proposal promoting space for reintegration a step in the right direction

Agony Abroad, Apathy at Home

Nabila Rehman, a Pakistan resident who watched her grandmother be killed by a drone, came to the U.S. for a congressional hearing to only be ignored by the US government. President Obama alongside 425 out of 430 representatives did not show up to the hearing, bringing up the question of why this topic is avoided by US media and politicians.

Students Need Not ‘Give In’

UCSC's recently announced fundraiser has promise, but it leaves many questions as to whether areas of campus greatly in need of support will receive funding.

The Cost of Cutting Food Stamps

While some think food stamps are reserved for the especially needy and poor, it is becoming the nation’s most important nutritional safety net for many Americans — one in seven people currently receive assistance.

In Solidarity With All UC Workers

AFSCME 3299 just held an organized strike against the unfair practices of the UC administration. CHP stands in solidarity with the AFSCME workers and supports their efforts to change the way UC workers are treated.

Impartiality is Not Neutral, it’s Irresponsible

The long running case against the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) “stop and frisk” policy remains in limbo as five lawyers filed papers on Nov. 11 seeking to reverse the ruling that removed Manhattan federal judge Shira Scheindlin from the case. This request came several days after city lawyers asked the same three-judge panel to throw out the judge’s ruling against the NYPD.