Swiping Left on STIs

Tinder executives didn’t swipe right on billboards outside their office last fall. They didn’t “super like” the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) campaign,...

Students Need Not ‘Give In’

UCSC's recently announced fundraiser has promise, but it leaves many questions as to whether areas of campus greatly in need of support will receive funding.

Waiting for Water

Illustration by Darin Connolly. By Sofia Solares Five years.  That’s how long...

Weeks later, Puerto Rico Faces Slow Recovery

Millions of Puerto Rican U.S. citizens are using dim candlelight to maneuver through their storm-stricken homes. Sometimes water drips from their bathroom and kitchen...

An open letter to the following Greek organizations from MEChA de UC Santa Cruz

An open letter to the following Greek organizations from MEChA de UC Santa Cruz:  Kappa Zeta, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Sigma Phi Zeta and Lambda Phi Epsilon We,...

Lethal Injections Lawsuit Demands Transparency

On the day Clayton Lockett was sentenced to be executed in Oklahoma, something went wrong. He should have died immediately, but instead­ he suffered for 43 minutes, writhing and convulsing in pain. Eventually, one of his veins ruptured, causing him to have a heart attack and die.

A Vote for a Better Future

We are in a time ongoing social progress and political change. But today’s political climate is brimming with accusations, hate, lies and bigotry. After...

Submission: Letter of Support for Fossil Free UC

By T.J. Demos, Professor, Department of History of Art and Visual Culture, Director, Center for Creative Ecologies, UC Santa Cruz I write to express support...

Institutions Must No Longer Protect the Patriarchy

The silence is breaking across the country as sexual assault and harassment become more visible to the public. Change is on the horizon, but...

Safety Concerns Go Unaddressed by Administration

In 2011, there was one on-campus intimidation incident and one vandalism incident characterized by sexual orientation bias. In 2013, there was another on-campus vandalism...