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19 Sep 2020
Opinion

Reflections on D.C. 

Our team of seven students equipped with cameras and recorders landed in the heart of Washington D.C. on Jan. 18 unsure what to expect. Our first morning was filled with spontaneous interviews with passerbys on the street, including a Republican Texan who traveled to D.C….

City

The Storm Unsheltered 

Santa Cruz County received at least three inches of rain from this past weekend’s storm, which is more than half of the total rainfall in all of December. High winds, excessive high tides and consistent rain is expected through the week. Houseless individuals, who face…

City

Sanctuary Status Redeclared 

In the wake of the presidential election, many looked to Santa Cruz to redeclare itself a safe space — a sanctuary city — for undocumented residents. On Tuesday, both the Board of Supervisors and Santa Cruz City Council voted unanimously to maintain sanctuary status in…

Campus

Home for the Holidays 

Every December, thousands of students shake off the stress of finals and pack up to head home, excited by the idea of relaxation and home-cooked meals. Yet, for some this is a time of anxiety and uncertainty when the residence halls close and they have…

City

Take It to the Streets 

Video courtesy of Banana Slug News. Outraged by the outcome of the presidential election, protesters organized for the fourth time in one week at UC Santa Cruz to march more than eight miles in protest against Trump’s presidency. Friday’s demonstration, facilitated by UCSC students Dominique…

City

Local Man Killed by Police 

Early Sunday morning at 3:30 a.m., four Santa Cruz Police Department (SCPD) officers responded to a call about a disturbance on the 200 block of Chace Street on the Westside. The resident called 911 saying someone, later identified as Sean Arlt, was pounding on his…