Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, a writer and performer from New York, presented her
three act play Say You Heard My Echo at the Stevenson Event Center last weekend as
presented by the Cultural Arts and Diversity Resource Center, Student Union Assembly,
and Rainbow Theater.
Married UC Santa Cruz professors work to bridge the gender gap in the sciences.
Inspired by the V-Day movement, local singer-songwriters put on a benefit for the Walnut Avenue Women’s Center called the “Valentine Songologues” on Feb. 16, 8 p.m. at the Resource Center for Nonviolence. It will be an intimate evening to raise awareness for violence against women all around the world.
The Department of Defense now allows women to hold combat positions. While City on a Hill Press endorses the military’s decision, it has been a long time coming.
The only abortion clinic in Mississippi is now under threat of being shut-down as a new law makes its continued operation nearly impossible. City on a Hill Press believes that this is not only a horrid misapplication of federal law but a danger to the safety of women.
On Nov. 12, Neel Sundaresan, senior director and head of eBay research labs led a day-long event at eBay headquarters in Silicon Valley, where 14 women from UCSC and Indiana University participated in the Inspire! scholarship program, whose goal is to provide young women with the tools and opportunities to succeed in STEM fields.
It is clear that women make less money than men for doing the same work but there are republicans who consider this to be untrue.
The Women’s soccer team hosted its alumni last weekend, winning a friendly game 3-1.
The Walnut Avenue Women’s Center, which has helped countless women, men and children heal after experiencing poverty and abuse, reaches out to the community for financial support to continue services.
Women’s issues have been thrust onto the center stage as the current political and social fixation. Planned Parenthood and abortion policy have seen an unprecedented year of attacks. Recently an increasing number of reports have emerged highlighting the abysmal failing of colleges at handling sexual assault. Female underrepresentation in the political sphere and women’s issues being so central to politics and social policy, demands us to confront the fact that sexism still not only exists, but flourishes.