Gaining New Insights Through Old Journals
History and literature lecturer Bruce Thompson argues that historians are interested in two questions: how do we explain the emergence of the world as we know it? How do we see the lives of people who came before us on their own terms?
Dancing For Spirit, Strength and Change
Hundreds of Santa Cruzans spent their Valentine’s Day celebrating not just their love for their significant others, but to dance and bring awareness to the acts of violence committed against women. One Billion Rising For Justice is a global call for female survivors of violence…
Boundless Education in India
UC Santa Cruz’s central administration has taken the lead in an international creation. Special advisor to the Chancellor for International Initiatives (SACII) Anu Luther said with UCSC Chancellor George Blumenthal seeking to raise UCSC’s international profile and to support faculty, students and programs interested in global engagements, India is an obvious focus among others.
Houseless Protest Downtown Cafés Over Claims of Discrimination
Around 40 individuals who are houseless rallied downtown on Jan. 25 to argue that several coffee shops and cafés have discriminated them based on their appearances.
Film Festival Showcases Individual Artistry
The Santa Cruz Film Festival, which celebrated its 12th year last week, brought together the entire Santa Cruz community through appreciation of film arts. The Del Mar Theatre, the Rio Theatre, the Pacific Arts Complex and the Santa Cruz Roller Palladium showcased independent films from Nov. 7-10, ranging from queer-based shorts to documentary features on the environmental politics behind guitar-making.