Theresa the Appeaser’s New Friend

In June 2016 Britain voted to leave the European Union, something I regarded to be a political disaster. I then came to the U.S....

A Tale of Two Nations

While the organized chaos of the presidential primary storms ahead, it’s easy to get caught up in the rhetoric of the American political bubble....

Forgotten Voices

The rise of the #MeToo movement has amplified the voices of the historically silenced. It has seized the microphone from the powerful and passed...

Concerns Mount Over Student Housing West Project

UC Santa Cruz hired a company for the construction of Student Housing West (SHW) that is so incompetent it’s been accused of building units...

Refugees Welcome?

Thirty-seven of my family members are refugees. They are scattered in different parts of the Middle East and Europe — 20 are internally displaced...

Submission: Letter from UCSC Jewish Studies Faculty

To the Editor, As students of the history of anti-Semitism, members of the UC-Santa Cruz community who are opposed to all forms of racism and discrimination, and...

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...

Letter to the Editors: Administration Has Lost Its Way

What can the administration of UCSC possibly be thinking with the decision to eliminate athletics? Equally horrifying is putting the cost burden on the...

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...

Media Skews Student Voices

Mainstream media outlets sensationalize protests, dedicate space to isolated incidents and belittle genuine issues people are trying to change through direct action. Coverage of...