Friday, November 15, 2019

Living in Silence

While other UC Santa Cruz seniors are anxious to find a job after graduation, Antonio’s* biggest concern is being able to live in the...

‘Sanctuary’ Undefined

The letters preluded the ICE arrests. They began arriving about five months ago, sending anxiety and confusion into the already uneasy undocumented Santa Cruz...

What Does It Mean To Be A Hispanic Serving Institution

Dramatic shifts in state demographics means higher education institutions must respond to ensure that retention and graduation rates increase with the population trends. “Hispanic Serving Institutions” across the country are attempting to address these issues that come with the increasing Latin@ population. UC Santa Cruz is in the process of joining that list.

Opening the Door on Retaliation

Graphics by Dagmar Kuta Content warning: This article contains references to sexual harassment and assault. *Name has been changed to protect the anonymity of this source. Due...

Pressured Down a Path

For 12-year-old Joey Mendoza, sources of gang influence were all around — on his neighborhood block and in his own home.

Balakrishnan Case Closed

Content warning: This article contains references to sexual harassment and assault. UCSC professor Gopal Balakrishnan was found by Title IX to have violated the university’s...

From Overprescription to Overdose

The opioid epidemic is nothing new, rooted in a legacy of the War on Drugs, the pharmaceutical industry and mental health disparities, but in...

From Medical to Recreational

Proposition 64 came into effect this January allowing recreational cannabis use, but with it came a slew of taxes and regulations that are financially...

No Space to Spare

With the smallest recreational space of all UC campuses, UCSC looks to solve their gym’s space issue with a new referendum to drastically expand facilities.

Distorting Asian American Identities

Asian Americans, 27 percent of the UC Santa Cruz student body, are often viewed as model Americans — an idea partly rooted in anti-Blackness....