Voluntourism Won’t Help Your Resume

Graduates or students with the privilege to pay to travel the world this summer should be doing so ethically, not with the mentality of...

Sexual Harassment and Assault Allegations Build Against UCSC Professor

Content warning: This article contains references to sexual harassment and assault. *Name has been changed to protect the anonymity of this source **Gopal Balakrishnan is...

Violent Crime Rises in Santa Cruz County

Two violent encounters occurred near the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk last weekend, along with three shootings in Watsonville from last Thursday to Sunday and...

Get a CLUE: Santa Cruz vs. the LRDP

bout 85 percent of UC Santa Cruz students report experiencing problems with overcrowding, according to SUA’s Resolution on Over Enrollment. Despite being located in...

Santa Cruz Metro to Receive $1.2 Million Grant

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded a $1,206,518 grant to Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (METRO) on April 6. METRO will use the money...

Fifth Annual Campus Holi Festival

Story and photos by Lindsey Vande Wege Bass vibrations echoed across campus, drawing interested students and families to the fifth annual UCSC Holi Festival on...

Empowering the Next Generation for Higher Education

Story by Daniela Gonzalez and Hannah Ross Kimberly Balmorez, now in her fourth year, knew she wanted to attend UC Santa Cruz when she visited...

Emotional Experiences of Black Men

Through community engagement and an emphasis on vulnerability, The Confess Project, an agency focused on education and awareness of mental health, and its CEO...

12th Annual Birth of Word Festival

The 12th annual Birth of Word festival brought together a collection of dancers, poets and performers who expressed the importance of self-care, treating others...

Harm Reduction Coalition Comes to Santa Cruz

Denise Elerick stood in the benchlands, a former home for many houseless individuals. A candle’s flame illuminated the memorial of someone from the benchlands...


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