City on a Hill Press finds deals to take advantage of with your significant other or friends this Valentine’s season.
Relax and enjoy winter break by going to the movie theaters this season. Book adaptations and black comedies are some of the types of films that will be playing.
Santa Cruz is a town with a lot to offer. But despite the wide array of options, students often end up scratching their heads over what to do each weekend. With Valentine’s Day weekend coming up, the City on a Hill Press city reporters took it upon themselves to suggests activities, beaches, stores, and restaurants worth checking out.
Need a place to kick back and watch the big game this Sunday? Look no further than City on a Hill’s guide to find an ideal spot on- or off-campus to watch the Super Bowl.
It’s that time again. Halloween is over, the first round of midterms have taken their toll, and the holiday breaks are looking more and more inviting. It is our annual season of family, celebration, and especially in these hard times, a season of giving. Santa Cruz county has been proven to reflect this generous spirit, boasting various food and coat drives and donation centers around the city. So round up those last few cans of untouched food or that outgrown sweater from your grandmother and do some community good with them. Because while they may be taking up the back corners of your cabinets or catching dust in your closet, they just might make someone’s holiday.
As another year of our esteemed higher education begins, perhaps it’s time to treat our bodies to a new way of eating. The collegiate culinary cycle of ramen, frozen pizza, forget to rinse the dishes, repeat, can in fact be broken and forgotten – and probably much more easily than you’d assume.
It’d be hard to find two students who study in exactly the same way. Some enjoy the structure and silence that characterizes McHenry Library on a mid-week morning. Others require the nighttime bustle and caffeination offered up by the numerous downtown coffee shops. No matter how we like to get the job done, though, every UCSC student needs an occasional escape from the ordinary study routine. Thankfully, Santa Cruz has several supreme study spots to offer — many of which you may not have discovered just yet.
When you’re in college, coffee can become as central and necessary to your life as earplugs are for blocking out your noisy roommate. There are so many coffee shops in the Santa Cruz area that it was impossible to cover them all, but I’ve reviewed a few to give you an idea of what’s out [...]
Under 21 and looking for something fun to do in Santa Cruz? Sick of house parties and frolicking in the campus woods? Break free from the campus bubble for a bit and descend the hill into town to check out some of these unique local attractions. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk 400 Beach St. The [...]
In the two years I spent in Santa Cruz, food was always on my mind. Studying for finals, going to parties, getting my heart broken – a girl’s always gotta eat, and so do you. While working toward my Bachelor’s degree, I also learned a lot about feeding myself and others. Cooking for my roommates, [...]