Slug Cheerleaders Fight Hard to be Heard

When UCSC cheer team captain Sasha Belinsky wears her uniform on game days, she typically gets asked two questions: “We have a cheer team?”...

Fresh Stadium, Fresh Season, Fresh Start

UCSC men’s basketball opened their season against Cal Lutheran at their new home venue, the Kaiser Permanente Arena, in downtown Santa Cruz.

Women’s Basketball Falls at NCAA Tournament

Amid uncertainty of winning an NCAA tournament invitation, UC Santa Cruz women’s basketball was the only team in the country out of 13 independent...

SC Warriors to Host Showcase

For the first time since its inception, the Santa Cruz Warriors will host the NBA D-League’s premiere event this weekend. Now in its 11th...

Balling on a Budget

After winning the conference championship last year, the women’s lacrosse team’s excitement quickly faded. Despite defeating Santa Barbara Community College (SBCC) for a spot in nationals, UC Santa Cruz stayed home while SBCC made the trip to compete in Denver, Colorado. “It was hard to know we couldn’t compete at the highest level because of funding,” said women’s club lacrosse captain Ashley Bark. “It made us realize how important it was to fundraise. It was frustrating.”

Dodgeball, A True Underslug Story

“Dodgeball!” yells the referee. Six Slugs from each side of the West Field House sprint to center court, lunging in hopes of securing a...

Slugfest Levels the Playing Field

Instead of competing on the field this past Saturday, a few players from the UC Santa Cruz women’s soccer team were on the other...

Chasing the Waves, Coming Up Gold

With the growing popularity of the Mavericks Invitational, Half Moon Bay ensures the ninth annual surf competition keeps community interests at the forefront.

Staying Humble Under Pressure

When the UC Santa Cruz men’s basketball season began in November, senior Marshal Arnwine Jr. was outside the team’s top 12 athletes — a...

UCSC Baseball in Full Swing

Last weekend, the UC Santa Cruz club baseball team traveled to Mesquite, Nevada with only 16 of its 22 players, the rest unable to...


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