The UC regents recently proposed placing a fixed-percentage tax on new university fees regardless of each site’s current fees — a move that adds financial strain for already fee-heavy campuses like UCSC. We should not be required to pay for projects that may never make it back to Santa Cruz at all.
Newspapers for tablets, such as the Daily, are gaining popularity. Although readers should always be wary of fluff content, this could be a positive step forward.
As society starts to rethink traditional views on relationships, polyamory — relationships with multiple, mutually consenting partners — is gaining a higher profile. Local polyamorists open up about their relationships and offer some insight about the nature of relationships.
This week in photos, Photo Editor Isaac Miller looks at interesting Santa Cruz houses with unique architecture, and processes them using High Dynamic Range. This digital tool creates a surrealistic effect, translating the photographer’s perception of these buildings onto the page.
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.
This week, Slug Comics highlights the less traditional “perfect pairs” for Valentine’s Day.
For our special themed issue, our team of illustrators contribute their interpretations of love — in all its variations.
Asking someone out can be hard, awkward and uncomfortable. Speed dating demands you do it once every two minutes. Surprisingly enough, it’s not weird — it works.
Students looking for faster, more convenient ways to make connections are turning to various old and new methods to meet potential partners, from the more traditional speed dating to missed connections websites such as Like a Little.
It’s never easy to convince athletes to not play, even when they are suffering injuries that could lead to further damage. In the end, it’s up to the trifecta of athlete, coach and physical trainer to decide whether it’s better to rest or play through an injury.