Building From the Bottom Up

Every year, millions of people attend music festivals around the world but are unaware of the logistics and labor that go into the production....

Repaying the Impossible Debt

My Mother, the Care-Taker My 90-year-old abuelita’s cataracts gleam under the florescent kitchen light as she watches my mother, her caretaker, pour her a warm...

Rethinking the Trailer Park

As trailers have been towed out of UC Santa Cruz’s trailer park, it has left empty gaps in an anxious community. One student thumbed...

Digitizing the Past

Studies of the intra-American slave trade reveal a limited understanding of the forced migration of millions of Africans onto this continent. UC Santa Cruz associate history professor Greg...

Black Lives Are YOUR Future

  Now that I am entering my senior year at UC Santa Cruz, I have learned firsthand how to navigate the predominantly white institution through the “veil.” The...

UC Laborers Union Protest Pay Wage

About 30 protesters representing the Teamsters Local 2010 union of over 14,000 UC clerical and administrative employees gathered in Quarry Plaza on Aug. 16, denouncing the two-month bargaining delay for a...

New Name Set for College Eight

The new name of College Eight will be Rachel Carson College, and it wasn’t a courtship, but it started with a cup of coffee. “We met...

Computer Engineering to Lose ABET Accreditation

The UC Santa Cruz computer engineering department chose not to renew its 20-year Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), which is required or...

UCSC Receives Offensive Fliers for a Third Time

UC Santa Cruz printers received another series of offensive fliers targeting communities on campus on Aug. 22. This is the third instance this year...

Mapping the Mystique: A History Course for Newcomers

In the mid-1950s, when members of the UC Board of Regents began scouting locations for a central coast campus, the city of Santa Cruz...


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