Officers Block Police Department Entrance
About 50 protesters marched to the UC Santa Cruz Police Department on Wednesday and were met by over 20 UC police officers in riot gear. The protesters laid two coffins to represent the victims of police violence in front of the officers. The group gathered…
Lecturers Union Marches to Begin Contract Negotiations
Around 60 non-senate faculty and students, and people in black robes and masks, accompanied a representation of St. Precaria on a march through campus chanting and singing songs such as “Swing Low, Precariat” and “Carry That Debt.” “Saint Precaria’s Pilgrimage: National Adjunct Day of Action”…
UCSC alum Travis Marton, 23, remembered by friends, family
On Jan. 4, hundreds of people gathered at Natural Bridges State Beach — many wearing Greek letters — to mourn and celebrate the life of their friend and brother, Travis Marton.
Q&A With the New AIRC Director
Learn about about the American Indian Resource Centers new director
Mapping the Mountain Lion
The development of a new collar, termed the SMART collar, will enable researchers to better understand the behavior of mountain lions in the wild. After five years of developing the collar, researchers at UC Santa Cruz published their findings in the journal Science on Oct….
Beyond Physical First Aid
In a frenzy of exams, essays and classes, students run the risk of neglecting their personal health — whether physical or mental. Since 40 percent of students report feeling depressed to the point that they have trouble functioning, according to the National Alliance on Mental…
Pumping the Breaks on a Rising Deficit
Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) collects only $3 from each ticket they write, amounting to around $60,000 per year. With a deficit close to $1.7 to $1.9 million per year, TAPS must cut costs or cut services.