The Things We Keep

From baby shoes to human teeth and puppets to old letters — these are the objects we hold dear. People collect souvenirs to mark...

Post-Modern Family

No, that’s not my uncle or a family friend. When I say it’s my dad’s partner, I don’t mean he’s a police officer. No,...

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue…

On the Westside of Santa Cruz, florists buzz around Shay’s Flowers and Gifts. The shop is packed to the brim with roses, tulips, daisies...

It’s in the Cards

As a kid, Valentine’s Day might mean buying a box set of Scooby Doo or Kim Possible cards and handing them out in class....

A Different Perspective

The world has been watching the U.S. leading up to the presidential election and the outcome will have impacts beyond just our borders. UC...

Race for Senate

The Senate approves presidential and other federal appointments, ratifies or rejects treaties and passes legislation. Currently, Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein serve California in...

Confusion on the California Ballot

Proposition 52 supports an existing hospital fee. But due to its dense content and language, it has been described  as “it’s own worst enemy”...

A Vote for a Better Future

We are in a time ongoing social progress and political change. But today’s political climate is brimming with accusations, hate, lies and bigotry. After...

Representatives at the State Level

With the presidential election drawing the majority of media attention, local representatives tend to get lost in the coverage. Representatives from the California Senate...

The Voices of the Voteless

*Last names have been withheld to protect the sources’ identities. Over an estimated 100 million voters will head to the polls to cast their votes,...
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