Submission: Californian Drought: We Must Address Animal Agriculture

Water conservation has been a perennial concern in California for the past four years—and rightfully so. A study released on December 28th revealed that...

Submission: Resignation Letter From SUA President Ray Inoue

Dear Student Body, I’ve spent my entire college career advocating for students and believing that student empowerment should be the forefront of any activist organization...

Submission: An Open Letter to the UC Santa Cruz Administration

We neighborhood/residential assistants (N/RAs) for UC Santa Cruz, as leaders in our community, feel the utmost need to speak out about concerns on this...

SUBMISSION: When does CAPS do more harm than good?

By Grace Shefcik, current UCSC senior and this year's Vice President of Internal Affairs of the SUA. She began working with CAPS over the summer in hopes...

American Propaganda and American Sniper

The Oscars were last month. Though the nominees this year were more white and male than usual, one of a handful of moments gave...

Message from UCSC Police Chief

PSA from UCSC Police Department Chief Nader Oweis: Halloween is a holiday about glorifying all things spooky, but the scariest thing is how quickly 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...

Submission: Who’s Really Controlling Our Dietary Guidelines?

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are updated every five years by the U.S. government. In the most recent guidelines, released in January, the Obama...

Submission: Once again, researcher disconnects problem from action and solution

Never before have I heard so many “I”s, “we”s, and “they”s at a lecture on UCSC’s campus. Last night at the university’s 49th annual...

Submission: Statement Opposing the Chancellor’s Compliance in Enrollment Plan

Our beloved campus on a hill in the woods opened in 1965 as “the most significant educational experiment in the history of the University...