Seeking Statewide Action

The UC Santa Cruz chapter of the California Public Interest Group (CALPIRG) convinced Santa Cruz City Council on Jan. 23 to adopt a resolution...

Santa Cruz Enters Legal Battle with Major Oil Companies

In December 2017, Santa Cruz joined the lawsuit against 29 fossil fuel agencies over negligence of greenhouse gas emissions. The defendants — top fossil...

Transfer and First-Year Admission Changes for Fall 2018

A record number of applications flooded UC Santa Cruz’s admissions office last fall, with a 12.8 percent increase in transfer applicants. The increase in transfer...

Athletics and OPERS Merge Director Positions

For the first time in years, UC Santa Cruz filled a permanent position that oversees intercollegiate athletics teams as well as the Office of...

Institutions Must No Longer Protect the Patriarchy

The silence is breaking across the country as sexual assault and harassment become more visible to the public. Change is on the horizon, but...

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...

Through Our Lens: Trailer Park

Beyond Kresge College and near the Heller Drive trailhead lies a neighborhood brimming with a comforting trance, artistic expression and unconventional housing. Founded in...

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...

Forum Draws Criticism of Student Housing West

About 40 UC Santa Cruz students discussed their concerns on Wednesday about the 3,000 new beds slated to be built on campus and talked...

UC Lawsuit Proposes to Extend DACA

The UC Office of the President (UCOP) asked federal courts last week to keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program intact while...


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