Through our Pens

This week, our illustrators offer comic relief in the face of issues students are up against. With police brutality against the Occupy movement — including the categorization of arms linked in protest as “violent” by the UCPD — the fleeing regents, and the tuition hike proposal that they’re dodging, we still have the funnies, right?

Facts of Romantic Fiction

Jayne Ann Krentz, an UCSC alumnus and New York Time bestselling romantic-suspense author, responded to City on a Hill Press in a recent email question and answer conversation.
Illustration by Caetano Santos

In the Spirit of Swabbing

Student charity is exemplified in this year's Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive, as team of 96 volunteers work to put on the event. In coordination with the largest bone marrow donation center in the world students gather interest and register themselves in the event.

Call It What It Is

Universities across the country are failing to accurately label violence toward Black students as hate crimes. Chennel Jazzy Rowe, a Black woman, began college at...

Gateway Plaza Camp to Remain Open for Now

Photo by Yvonne Gonzalez After over a month of flip-flopping on what to do with the houseless encampment...

Public Discourse

What's new for you after this year at UC Santa Cruz?

City Council Members Talk Environment

Coastal erosion. Creeping shorelines. Storm-induced flooding. Climate change is posing an immediate threat to the abundance of biodiversity in Santa Cruz....

“Exotic” but not Equal

The most beautiful woman in the world is hardly recognizable under the sheer volume of controversy.