The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread like wildfire from Wall Street to Santa Cruz, and despite the distance, the movement maintains a common language — linguistically and methodologically, as well as in its rhetoric. Considering the demands and the imperativeness of the movement, and the extent to which the flaws pointed out by Occupy Wall Street are seen daily in our own county, the participation of the Santa Cruz contingent is no surprise.
“Strength of conviction has never been a problem for Santa Cruz,” former Mayor Scott Kennedy said at the kick-off of the Occupy Santa Cruz action, an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement happening on the opposite coast.
On Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at L’Atelier Salon, stylists will volunteer their time offering haircuts and selling raffle tickets to benefit cancer and HIV/AIDS research and treatment programs at City of Hope, a clinical research center located in Southern California. This annual nationwide campaign is in its fourth year at L’Atelier Salon.
UC Santa Cruz lost a member of its community when second-year Camila Lee died last week. The College Eight environmental studies major lived in Stevenson College last spring quarter, and was from San Diego County. According to an email from UCSC Public Affairs, the cause of death is under investigation.
Heavy police coverage on the UC Santa Cruz campus this Tuesday was attributed by Santa Cruz Police Department spokesperson Zach Friend to a county-wide operation called “Badges” that combats aggressive driving.
SPACES, the nonprofit project of Elias Martinez and Aaron White blends sex positivity, queer justice and environmental sustainability through the promotion of vegan-adult toys and educational workshops.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is planning on launching a porn site for attention. This is the ultimate irony — compromising the integrity of human beings to prove a point about the integrity of animals. It’s also just plain lazy.
Question: If you were writing the script for a PETA Porn film, what would the first line be?
Anti-abortion group, Sanctity of Human Life, received a negative response from campus this week during their college campus tour.