Submission: Letter from Merrill Student Government Chair

By Kimberly Runyan, Merrill Student Government Chair As a college birthed from student activism, we cannot allow the words of Jay Semana to be silenced...

A Letter in Response to MEChA de UCSC’s Open Letter to Multiple Greek Organizations

We would like to begin with acknowledging the legitimacy of MEChA’s concerns. Cultural appropriation is problematic, and any actions and photos taken in reference...

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: Welcoming Students with Disabilities at UCSC

Dear Students of UCSC, This letter is addressed to everyone who holds misconceptions about or is unaware of the needs of students with disabilities. Over...

Submission: An Open Letter to the Chief Investment Officer of the UC Regents

Dear Jagdeep Singh Bachher, We write to you representing University of California students and faculty from across the state as part of the climate justice...

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...

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: Engaging Education Calls for Chancellor’s Match

Engaging Education (e2) is a student-initiated center that creates programs for student from underrepresented and under resourced communities. We, the students, made a commitment...

Why is cis/white discourse around trans/QTPOC issues so behind?

At the LGBT town hall, Chancellor Blumenthal promised nothing to us as we screamed to him for help, but this has been much the...

Submission: Regarding the Removal of Healthy Mondays

By Paulina Cradeur If you are a returning student at UC Santa Cruz, it is clear that lots of things have changed this year — from...