Speakers, faculty and administrative personal come together in “Breaking the Silence” forum to discuss issues of hate and bias on the UCSC campus.
The regents recently announced that they will be holding their own rally at the State Capitol in May. As sloppy as UC student activism can sometimes be, they’re never that unabashedly ridiculous.
While the UC Santa Cruz community addresses the discovery of racially insensitive graffiti around campus, Soquel High School students are facing racially insensitive writing and activities promoting “white power.”
In light of graffiti on a bathroom wall in Cowell College with the message “STOP the invasion kill a Mexican!” students mobilized in protest of racism on campus and underscored the need for an ethnic studies major at UCSC.
UCSC Administration issued an email response to the campus community regarding swastika graffiti found in a Porter College men’s restroom. A further response issued exclusively to the Porter College community outlined the graffiti in more detail – the threat of violence on 4/20/11 was adjacent to the swastika graffiti.
Graffiti threatening violence found in a campus bathroom has prompted an investigation by the administration. The graffiti was discovered in early December, before students left for winter break.
The University of California prides itself on diversity, but its 10 campuses have been reminded that there’s still work to do.
Graffiti is constantly looking for a home. Standing before a graffiti mural, the collection of colors and keen stylistic movement denotes the persistent argument of implication the art form has faced over the years. Always expressing the passion and aptitude of the creator while providing an underlying message to the public space it inhabits, graffiti’s [...]