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24 Sep 2022

Is Veganism the Answer? 

Cows produce 37 percent of the total methane released into the atmosphere. It takes 1,000 gallons of water to make one gallon of milk. Cattle ranching is the leading cause of destruction to the Amazon rainforest. Yet in the U.S., the average person continues to…


For Workers, For Immigrants 

Hundreds joined protest lines at east and west UC Santa Cruz entrances Monday in a nearly 10-hour campus shutdown. Organized by UCSC March Collective, protesters shut down both campus entrances from about 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 1 — International Workers’ Day. Many…


Showcasing Environmental Activism 

The relationship between art and environmental change was the center of the April 21 annual Earth Summit, which featured keynote performances by spoken word poet and UC Santa Cruz alumna Terisa Siagatonu and the Climate Music Project. The event celebrated student sustainability efforts and encouraged…


‘Transcending Our Wounds of Oppression’ 

Representation in higher education matters, and Engaging Education (e2) has been working to go beyond simply admitting students from historically underrepresented communities through its Student Initiated Outreach (SIO) weekend — striving to give underrepresented students the resources, visibility and community of support they need to…


New Chancellor for UC Berkeley 

The University of California regents voted unanimously on March 16 to approve Carol Christ as UC Berkeley’s next chancellor. Christ will assume the position on July 1, replacing Nicholas Dirks, who announced his resignation in August. Dirks resigned amid mounting pressure from faculty in response…


SUA Proposes Fee Increase Referendum 

The Student Union Assembly (SUA) proposed a fee increase referendum that will nearly triple the current student-paid fee and generate over $944,000 annually. While most of SUA’s officers and many SUA members support the fee, others, including former SUA Presidents Ray Inoue and Julie Foster,…


Love for Days 

While Valentine’s Day in the U.S. is only one day for couples and friends to show their love, Korea takes the festivities to another level.  The country celebrates Valentine’s Day in addition to White Day, Black Day and nine other Korean holidays dedicated to love…


UC Regents Approve Tuition Increase 

The UC Board of Regents voted to increase UC tuition for the first time in five years at its Jan. 25-26 board meeting. The tuition will increase yearly by $282 for resident undergraduates and $1,688 for nonresident undergraduates along with a one-time $54 student services…


Tuition on the Table 

UC President Janet Napolitano will propose a 2.5 percent annual tuition increase of $282 for in-state students and an increase of $54 to the student services fee for all students, at the next UC Board of Regents meeting on Jan. 25-26. In-state tuition has not…

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Campus Hate Crime and Response 

First-year Carla Estrada was assaulted because of her queer identity on Nov. 11. Estrada reported to UCSC Police Department (UCSC PD) that she was assaulted by three, currently unidentified, male suspects. The men followed Estrada on a footpath northwest of Quarry Amphitheater yelling homophobic slurs,…

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