Live-action role-playing, or LARPing, has been around for years, yet the general public either hasn’t heard of it or considers it a turbo geek game. LARPing lets players seek out alternate worlds and identities. Some consider it to be a form of art, while others consider it escapism. Where does this desire to role-play come from?
Free Skool Santa Cruz has existed for six years now as an anarchist collective that strives to liberate education and skill-sharing from corporate culture. The organization has continued to influence Santa Cruz and beyond.
The Superior Court of Santa Cruz County ruled homeless activist Becky Johnson to be in violation of the unreasonably disturbing noises clause of Santa Cruz’s noise ordinance. The judges defended the language of the ordinance against claims of vagueness and unconstitutionality.
With the UC budget crisis cutting every corner it can, there’s little hope for UC Santa Cruz’s nonstandard courses. Or is there?
Single mothers across campus have found themselves with little support, due to disbanded groups, budget cuts and the reduction of services for parents over the last decade. Despite challenges, the women strive to give their children a good life and a bright future.
At the Santa Cruz Art League gallery, the local artistic community delivers unique depictions of the area they live in.
Playing a cat-and-mouse game with the federal marshals, Free Radio Station continues to broadcast as a pirate radio station.
Blurring the line between pleasure and pain, the Blue Lagoon’s Goth scene has became a staple for Santa Cruzers looking for fun after-hours.
Every town has its fair share of paranormal hot spots, and Santa Cruz is no exception. From the Brookdale Lodge to our very own campus, the city is filled with ghost stories at every turn.
Across campus, students aim to educate and raise disability awareness. Through awareness, students seek greater accessibility and further inclusion into campus life.