Showcasing Black Male Perspectives

Chris Johnson, artist of “Question Bridge: Black Males,” felt inspired to explore the Black community’s social divisions at a young age.  Johnson grew up in...

Rainbow Through the Ages

By students of color, for everyone. In fall 1993, Rainbow Theatre began opening eyes to cultural diversity at UC Santa Cruz and grew into...

Food and Body, Combined

Feet with radishes growing out of them. Naked female figures with mushroom and lamp heads. And color — lots of color. In “Morphed: A...

Native Activism From a Family Perspective

All too often, the subjects observed in anthropological studies are not in control of their own story. However, authors like UC Santa Cruz anthropology...

Beach Flats Exhibit Rooted in Community

Draped in orange safety fence lining and gardening shovels, tall wooden boards bear text and photographs documenting the history of the Santa Cruz Beach...

COVE Podcast Redefining Conversations About Recovery

When Hayley Scott-Skinner joined the COVE, she intended to push boundaries and develop new, creative ways to engage the student body. Inspired by the...

Open studios: an inside look

The Elena Baskin Visual Arts Center bustles with activity this week as students work to complete the finishing touches on their artwork. It’ll be...

Open Mic For All

Bayanihan Activities, along with Alay, a print publication under Bayanihan, and Isang Himig, the a cappella group affiliated with Bayanihan, collaborated to create their...

For the Future

Tucked away in the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum are three geodesic domes housing 16 species of drought tolerant plants. The domes loom over the...

25 Years of Rainbow Theatre

Twenty-five years, 125 performances, endless applause. Rainbow Theatre’s 25th season opens with “Stop Kiss” and “Coloured Museum” — two plays that grapple with identity...