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25 Nov 2020
Opinion

(Un)safe Spaces 

As a woman of color on the UC Santa Cruz campus, I could really use a break from being reminded of my otherness. I don’t go out of my way to incorporate race into my day to day, but when white supremacy stares back at…

Campus

Data Overload 

Computer science (CS) at UC Santa Cruz is drawing more students than it has classroom space to accommodate, leading the Jack Baskin School of Engineering to move toward formally declaring CS an impacted major. This will make the major more competitive and limit the amount…

City

Accessibility vs. Affordability 

While UC Santa Cruz encourages students to invest in a meal plan, a seven-day meal plan that costs $464 per month is not always the cheapest or most accessible option for students. Those without meal plans and those who live off campus have to shop…

Campus

Radical Voices Leading the Way 

#BlackLivesMatter has transformed over the last four years from a hashtag to a movement. Its co-founder, Alicia Garza, returned to UC Santa Cruz on May 9 to speak about politics, identity and the media for the second annual Radical Voices event. Tuesday night the Stevenson…

Campus

Carmen Perez’s Call to Action 

Carmen Perez, a UC Santa Cruz alumna and co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, is ranked no. 34 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Greatest Leaders” list. On April 28, she spoke as the keynote speaker for Alumni Weekend at UCSC. Her activism has stretched over…

Arts & Culture

Slugs in Stilettos 

Ornamented with stiletto heels, leotards and shimmering highlighter, the UC Santa Cruz queer community celebrated the annual Drag Ball — a brave space for members of the LGBTQIA+ community to explore and express their identities. While many people came as spectators, several were courageous enough…

Campus

Digging Into Social Justice 

Colleges Nine and Ten students will break ground this quarter in hope of decolonizing the way society thinks about gardening through the colleges’ first community garden. Community Gardens (CLNI 70) is a two-unit course and part of an ongoing process to cultivate a garden specifically…

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