Why the Tuition Freeze is Not Enough

A small victory was won for in-state UC students on May 13. Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to increase state funding has delayed a tuition...

Deadly Entertainment

On average, orcas in captivity don’t survive beyond their 20s — just a fraction of their expected lifespan in the wild. Their estimated maximum...

Movement needs support, direction — not cynicism

If various UCSC-related Facebook pages, The Santa Cruz Sentinel’s recent editorial (“UC highway protest: How not to cultivate solidarity” on March 3) and the...

#GamerGate Promotes Misogyny in the Video Game Industry

Anita Sarkeesian, a feminist cultural critic known for her online video series “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games,” was scheduled to speak at Utah...

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...

In-Flight Islamophobia

Less than 24 hours after speaking to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon at a World Affairs Council dinner in Los Angeles about...

A Fine Line Between Hurt and Humor

Almost 4 million people across France rallied to support the victims of an attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine....

SNAP Out of It

Congress is turning 46 million people away from access to healthy food while they sit on their privileged pedestal in D.C. debating legislation that...

OK America, Let’s Get Information

This time, the revolution will be televised. Rallying cries will be snuck into YouTube videos and feature films. Anthems will pour through speakers and...

Food Waste Detrimental to Environment

For every two pieces of produce, one will be thrown away, uneaten. It’s a battle for perfection, from stem to store and all of...