Stop Asking Why

I’ve been trying to explain to others (and myself) why I decided to transfer from Boston University (BU) to UC Santa Cruz, for over...

Beyond the classroom

This week, City on a Hill Press asked National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletes how they manage their health as student-athletes. Their answers touched...

Addressing the Connection

The Santa Cruz community is no stranger to the housing crisis — issues of high rent, tenants’ rights and a disproportionately high houseless population...

Drawing New Insights

At 16 years old, artist Tim Eagan drew his first political cartoon during the presidential race between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Eagan...

Starting Small

Matt Herron walked backwards for 15 miles, threw himself in ditches, created fake press passes and spoke in a southern accent to document the...

Q&A with City Council Candidates

City on a Hill Press hosted a forum for Santa Cruz City Council candidates at the Student Media Center to discuss university expansion, police...

Spirit of the Game

A special mixture of adrenaline, pride and nausea. This is my reward at the end of a three-hour ultimate Frisbee practice. The UC Santa Cruz...

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...

Food Waste Detrimental to Environment

For every two pieces of produce, one will be thrown away, uneaten. It’s a battle for perfection, from stem to store and all of...

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...
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