Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Words of Empowerment

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Rapper and activist Mona Haydar’s politically charged “Hijabi” music video screened on stage at the HOPE International Music Festival. Meanwhile, about 100 UC Santa...

Interaction Instead of Transaction

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Mayor Cynthia Chase called for President Trump’s impeachment in front of a crowd of over 100 at Santa Cruz Indivisible’s (SCI) first ResistFest. Santa...

‘We Feed You’ Art Exhibit Exposes Realities of Agricultural Work

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“We Feed You” is a touring exhibit by Victor Cartagena, who relocated to the Bay Area from El Salvador following the Salvadoran Civil War....

Lifting the Veil of Invisibility

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Quotes have been translated from Spanish Afro-Mexicans are a forgotten community. Their history and culture are not represented in larger Mexican history and their presence...

Slugs in Stilettos

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Ornamented with stiletto heels, leotards and shimmering highlighter, the UC Santa Cruz queer community celebrated the annual Drag Ball — a brave space for...

Confronting Racism and Gentrification

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Alejandro “Alex” Nieto, a 28-year-old security guard and devout Buddhist, was eating a burrito on the top of Bernal Heights Park when four police...

Skin Deep

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With 11 tattoos on her arms and legs, UC Santa Cruz student Cat Heavey has gone to great lengths to hide them in the...

Opening the Curtains on Mental Health

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The room was dimly lit with a blue haze as the crowd watched from the shadows of the main stage theater. It brightened as...

Heartwork

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A pair of attendees exchanged looks of discovery as they balanced on a teeter-totter. Jairo Banuelos’ interactive sculpture at the Irwin Scholars reception on...

West Fest Takes UCSC

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The College Eight upper-lawn morphed from a quiet grassy plains to a music festival on Feb. 26 for West Fest. KZSC, College Eight and Oakes...