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: 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...

Submission: A letter to you, from the UC Student Association

Students don’t have lobbyists, don’t have focus groups, and don’t have Political Action Committees funding candidates that uplift our issues. Students are our own...

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.

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: SUA President Statement in Response to Resignation Letter

By Tias Webster, Student Union Assembly President When originally asked to respond to the letter written by Jay Semana, I refused, saying that all students...

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: 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: 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: 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...