Artists Document the Undocumented
A dark and crowded Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) room suddenly grew quiet and attentive as a bare chested person with long black and gray hair entered and faced the surrounding audience center stage. Performance artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña began to chant, spraying bright red clouds of paint into the air.
Sami, I Need to Talk About Sex
No doubt the “sex-talk” has been traditionally, more or less, awkward — maybe your parents sat you down after dinner one night or pulled you aside before you asked out a love interest. Such conversations may have missed a few important details or failed to address certain areas you were curious about.
Voices from the UAW 2865 Strike
The United Auto Workers (UAW) union gathered around the base of campus early April 2 in protest of unfair labor practices, particularly in Teaching Assistant positions. Twenty students and workers including union leader Josh Brahinsky were arrested on the picket line. Supporters shared their personal…
Cookies, Chancellors and Conversations
The University House opened its doors last Wednesday night as students were given the opportunity to voice their concerns to UC Santa Cruz administrators at the “Appetizers with Administrators” event. Presented by the Student Union Assembly (SUA) Office of External Affairs, the event brought together…
Transitions: Voices of the Trans Community
Uncovering or exposing the trans community on campus to give it a much needed and deserved attention. Highlights the personal struggles—both emotionally and physically—that trans-identified individuals face everyday as well as educates the student body on the community and the implementations the UC has made to facilitate a safe trans environment. Also discusses medical benefits provided by student insurance, and services available at the health center as well as locations off campus.