When Anxiety Meets Apathy

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) throughout the UC system are not equipped to meet the mental health needs of students, and the UC itself...

Have you Heard of Herd Immunity?

In a society on the cutting edge of medical research and technology, the number and prevalence of diseases should be on the decline. Yet in 2019, diseases once considered eradicated are resurfacing.

Sorry, But You Can’t Be Woke and Go to Coachella

Coachella is the Woodstock of our generation. Advertised as a hub for peace and good vibes, in its most recent years it has drawn...

SCPD too Quick on Trigger

As of Oct. 26, 879 people have been killed by police this year. On Oct.16 alone, three were shot and killed in police-related incidents,...

Deportation is Not a Solution

More than 40,000 people living in the U.S. have been arrested by federal agents since President Donald Trump signed the executive order on immigration...

Community Not Commodity

Families, students and residents in Santa Cruz are left with few housing options in a city overrun with vacation rentals during a severe housing...

The Wrong Answer For Equality

The Trump administration continues to fail the American people in enforcing civil rights, this time in the Department of Education (DOE). The appointment of...

Segregation in Education

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled public school segregation unconstitutional through the historic Brown v. Board of Education case in 1954, igniting a hard fought...

No Slurs in Sports

Racial slurs have no place in sports culture, and California just made this fact the law. Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 30, the California...

Racism Is Not a Prank

A white student who locked a bike lock around a black San Jose State University student’s neck, hung posters of Adolf Hitler and a...