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29 May 2020
Opinion

Please Select One 

I was in third grade when I realized I was biracial. “Please Select One,” I was instructed as I stared down at the race identity section of the STAR test, the tip of my pencil hovering back and forth over circles marked “Asian” and “White.”…

Campus

UC Divests from Wells Fargo 

The University of California has decided to divest $475 million worth of contracts from Wells Fargo after steady criticism from student campaigns against UC’s investment in the bank. Outcries began late in 2015, pushing the UC to withdraw its investments due to Wells Fargo’s shares…

Campus

Revival of DAPL Reignites Protest 

Rain didn’t deter about 50 students from marching through campus at noon on Feb. 2 to speak out against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Protesters across all UCs encouraged their schools to divest from companies Energy Transfer Equity, who financially support the…

Arts & Culture

The Things We Keep 

From baby shoes to human teeth and puppets to old letters — these are the objects we hold dear. People collect souvenirs to mark their journeys and to remember specific moments in their lives. These keepsakes say as much about the moment as they do…

Campus

SUA Elects New President Tias Webster 

Tias Webster was appointed Student Union Assembly (SUA) president on Jan. 18 after previous president, Ray Inoue, resigned last quarter and Vice President of Internal Affairs (IVP) Grace Shefcik and Vice President of External Affairs (EVP) Judith Gutierrez both declined the position. Webster ran because…

Arts & Culture

Putting the Fun in Fungus 

The Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz (FFSC) transformed the Louden Nelson Community Center into a mushroom wonderland this weekend. The Santa Cruz Fungus Fair is the largest fungus fair in the country, with everything from a kids’ room with stamp making, tie-dying and face painting,…