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27 May 2020
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CalFresh EBT Use Expanded 

Order makes applying for the program easier After the federal government granted California Governor Gavin Newsom’s request on April 28, CalFresh Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cardholders can now purchase groceries online from Amazon and Walmart. The modification is an effort to safeguard residents and make…

Analysis

A Super Tuesday Sweep 

In a stunning resurgence, former vice president Joe Biden dominated Super Tuesday, winning 10 of the 14 states and racking up a plurality of delegates. A significant victory in South Carolina just three days earlier consolidated party support around his candidacy, creating momentum that Vermont…

Analysis

Primary Heats Up as Super Tuesday Looms 

Following Saturday’s Nevada caucuses, the Democratic presidential field heads into the Feb. 29 South Carolina primary divided behind its frontrunner, Bernie Sanders. The Vermont Senator’s 26-point victory in Nevada over second place finisher Joe Biden is his third victory in as many states and accelerates…

Columns

The Coming Eco-Fascism 

For decades, the U.S. right-wing consensus on climate change has been defined by denial and motivated by loyalty to special interests. The oil and gas industries, specifically, have funneled billions into the pockets of legislators to ensure their profits are protected.  Simultaneously, since its inception…

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A Guide to the 2020 Democratic Primaries 

There are seven weeks until Super Tuesday, March 3, the most important day of the presidential primary election. Fourteen states, including California, will vote. To prepare, read City on a Hill Press’s guide on the leading Democratic candidates’ views, policies and positions. This week, read…

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A Celebration of Trans Resilience 

Students and Santa Cruz residents gathered at the Santa Cruz Town Clock on Nov. 17 to hold a candlelight vigil in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance. The Diversity Center, a local organization dedicated to serving the LGBTQIA+ community, hosted the annual vigil for a…

Campus

Snail Movement Gains Momentum 

Contrary to its name, The Snail Movement is picking up speed in its fight to establish unprecedented relief for houseless students.  In support of the student group, the UC Santa Cruz Academic Senate passed a resolution to create a safe parking program for houseless students…

Campus

Picketing for Protections 

The clash between the UC and its workers continues. Members of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299 took to the picket line at the base of campus to protest the UC’s unfair labor practices on May 16. Turnout reached over…