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09 Jul 2020
Campus

Meet the New Chancellor 

When she was 9 years old, Cynthia, or Cindy, Larive got her first chemistry set for Christmas. She ended up setting her bedspread on fire, but that gift led her on a journey to becoming UC Santa Cruz’s next chancellor.  After her first chemistry set,…

Campus

Mid-Year Check-In with SUA Officers 

Fall quarter was rocky for the Student Union Assembly (SUA). Officers mismanaged the budget to fund Sage the Gemini’s campus concert and that information resulted in student ethnic organizations demonstrating to demand transparency. The internal vice president also quit due to personal reasons and needed…

Campus

UC to Miss 2020 Zero Waste Goal 

The UC’s zero waste deadline is just around the corner, but last year only 69 percent of total UC waste was diverted from landfills.  A student campaign prompted the UC to create a sustainable practices policy in 2003, and in 2006, the UC established its…

Columns

How to Reuse Your Last Issue of CHP 

Reduce, reuse, recycle. It’s the phrase we all learned in elementary school to teach us to recycle, but the reduce and reuse aspects are becoming more important. In January of last year, China stopped accepting most U.S. recycling for processing, and UC Santa Cruz has…

City

The Who of the Housing Crisis 

Jane Eng paid $650 a month for a one-bedroom cottage in Live Oak in 1990 when she first moved to Santa Cruz. Her wages  increased 40 percent since then, and her overall rent increased by 450 percent. She now pays almost $3,000 a month for…