Open Letter From Kappa Zeta Sorority

An open letter to the UC Santa Cruz Community: The sisters of Kappa Zeta sorority extend their most deeply felt apologies to the entire UCSC...

No More Shaming — Period.

Period. Females have had one since the dawn of time, yet this word wasn’t said publicly — in the context of a uterus —...

California Leaves Trump in the Dust

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord was a selfish and destructive choice. The U.S. should not back...

Learning to Love Despite the Distance

In today’s world, it’s hard to plan your life around another person. With all the opportunities for travel, the numerous methods of communication available...

Detention Centers Aren’t Daycares

Illustration by Manne Green It doesn’t matter if you’re 30 years old or 30 days old. To ICE,...

Safeguard Consumer Rights

If President Donald Trump gets his way, the watchdog agency entrusted with protecting student loan borrowers from unscrupulous loan servicers could lose its teeth...

Opposite of Care

The new Republican House effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace it with the American Health Care Act (AHCA) hurts nearly...

Behind the Vape Cloud

Illustration by Ella Apuntar and Darin Connolly Every day I see friends taking hits anywhere from a dining...

Consent Isn’t a Catchphrase

First, they called consent sexy. Then, they suggested it’s smart (and sexy). But as the small changes in the slogan develop, it’s clear UC...

Whitewashing Silicon Valley

You can’t predict the future, but white men in Silicon Valley are stealing it. Income inequality in Silicon Valley is wider than ever, especially...