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...

From Cowell Coffee Shop to Food Pantry

The Cowell Coffee Shop, which opened in 1985, will cease its cafe operations and be reopened as a basic needs hub with a food...

Santa Cruz High School Students in Solidarity with Parkland

Photo by Calyse Tobias   Santa Cruz High School students filed out of classrooms and down the front steps of the school at about 10 a.m. on...

ICE Sweeps Northern Calif., Arresting Over 150

Over 150 people suspected of being in violation of immigration laws were arrested by federal agents across Northern California since Sunday, including the Bay...

Supreme Court Rules Trump Must Follow Standard Court Proceedings in DACA Case

The Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s request to bypass the U.S. Courts of Appeals on Feb. 26, which would have sped up the...

SUA Hosts Q&A with Chancellor Blumenthal, EVC Tromp

For the first time in three years, Chancellor George Blumenthal attended a Student Union Assembly (SUA) meeting the night of Feb. 20 along with...

Bilingual Education at a Crossroads

Before most of us even entered the K-12 classroom, a battle was fought and lost for bilingual education. In elementary school, we all either watched...

March on the Dining Hall

About 60 students and unionized workers gathered in front of the Cowell/Stevenson dining hall Feb. 1 to picket for a fair labor contract with...

My Experience with Natural Supplements

Disclaimer: Consult with your doctor before taking any supplements. Supplements below can be found at your local or online retailer. Do not take more...


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