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.”
Every sport has its own issues: performance-enhancing drugs in baseball, alleged payments to college athletes under the table, concussions in football. You’ve heard about them all, but the one topic that has never come to the forefront that unites every sport is that of how homosexuality is regarded in the world of athletics.
City and campus events, and commencement ceremonies for June 2 through June 8.
Question: How close do you think we are to seeing an openly gay high-profile athlete in one of the big four American sports? How would it be significant?
In the final Community Chest of the quarter, City on a Hill Press sits down with director of SOAR Sayo Fujioka and discusses Cornel West, their year in review, and the future of SOAR and student organizations at UCSC.
Jack is back. The fourth installment of the swashbuckling “Pirates of the Caribbean” series, “On Stranger Tides” is, as predicted, a definite sinker. In search for the fountain of youth, unexpected teams join forces to obtain the coveted treasure. Jack and his crew must race to the fountain before the Spaniards and the British. Through [...]
The Demonstration Advisory Group, staffed by administration, faculty and student volunteers, is hosting a forum the weekend before ﬁnals. The forumʼs purpose is to gather feedback from students on their experiences with demonstrations, protests, and the universityʼs response to them.
The growing sport of Capoeira has been practiced within Santa Cruz for 17 years. Local Capoeiristas discuss the philosophy of the sport and the kind of community it cultivates, how it has garnered an audience at UCSC, and what Capoeira does for those who train in it.
Around 40 UCSC Students and Watsonville Brown Beret members entered the class room of Santa Cruz Mayor Ryan Coonerty unannounced to demonstrate his lack of support for a resolution on the Trust Act.
Asthma restricts breathing, but not ambitions. UCSC athletes persevere in training and playing despite their difficulties with asthma, and show that the condition is still a concern for the afflicted.