Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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: 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: 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: 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: UCSA Release Grades for UC CAPS Centers

Whether you are a first year student just learning to navigate life at UC Santa Cruz or a returning student taking on new responsibilities,...

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...

Open Letter From Kappa Zeta Sorority

An open letter to the UC Santa Cruz Community: The sisters of Kappa Zeta sorority extend their most deeply felt apologies to the entire UCSC...

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...

To the Administrator of the Free & For Sale UCSC Page, the original poster...

We, the Student Alliance of North American Indians (SANAI), promote the representation of indigenous students at UCSC by providing academic, political and social support to ultimately create a visible community of indigenous students and allies. In response to recent events on social media concerning the intent to sell a handmade headdress we are writing to ask for all involved parties to sincerely apologize and educate themselves on cultural appropriation, insensitivity, and stereotypes.

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...