Sea Lions, Pelicans and Whales …Oh my!

While capturing these photos, I felt as if everything except the ocean had stopped around me. The ocean is a fascinating body of water covering nearly 70 percent of Earth’s surface.

Through our Pens

This week, our illustrators breathe life into cats, ghouls and monsters in preparation for All Hallows’ Eve. As we lean over our work, a chill across our backs reminds us that the mischief is nigh as the witching hour approaches.

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...

Through Our Lens

This week in Through Our Lens Toby Silverman used seven rolls of film while taking a 100 block walk through Manhattan; from 125th to SoHo to the Alphabet blocks and down to the Brooklyn Bridge, he documented the shapes and skyscrapers of our nation's busiest city.

Gallery: Birth of Word Festival Invites Array of Performers

Presented by Cultural Arts and Diversity and Rainbow Theater, and organized by students in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Internship Program (CUIP), the Birth of Word...

Call It What It Is

Universities across the country are failing to accurately label violence toward Black students as hate crimes. Chennel Jazzy Rowe, a Black woman, began college at...

This Week in Photos

The world around us, as captured by the photographers of City on a Hill Press.

Through Our Lens

This week in photos, Photo Editor Isaac Miller looks at interesting Santa Cruz houses with unique architecture, and processes them using High Dynamic Range. This digital tool creates a surrealistic effect, translating the photographer's perception of these buildings onto the page.

Through Our Lens: Devika Agarwal

Santana Row in San Jose offers a beautiful urban escape from repetitive school days. Walking down the row there are a variety of places...

Q&A With the First American Woman to Travel to Space and UCSC Alumna

Kathryn Sullivan graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 1973 with a bachelor's degree in earth sciences, and went on to be the first American...


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