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22 Oct 2020
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#DoUCmyStudentDebt 

What started as a few students setting up a table in Quarry Plaza turned into a powerful speak out and march through campus and into lecture halls. The protesters interrupted classes with collective shouts of “Out of the classroom and into the streets — no…

City

Banana Slugs Take the Streets 

  Wearing a bright yellow hat with antennae poking out of the top, Santa Cruz mayor Don Lane stood next to a 10-foot balloon banana slug and officially proclaimed Oct. 25 “Banana Slug Day.” About 200 Santa Cruz community members, alumni and students walked down…

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The Rights to West Cliff 

It’s clear why he goes by the name “Red.” His long red beard and hair are hard to miss walking along the West Cliff by Lighthouse Field. As he stood next to his home — a minivan that neighbored others living in their Recreational Vehicles…

Campus

In Memoriam: Aaryn Goldberg 

“It was her ‘Happy Hat,’ for sure,” Aaryn Goldberg’s mother, Linda Kuck, remembers. Kuck knitted her daughter a green beanie as part of one of her first “care packages” during Aaryn’s freshman year at UC Santa Cruz. She didn’t expect her daughter to wear it…