Underrepresented Students Navigate Higher Education

Students of color and first-generation students often find themselves working twice as hard to adapt to university life, though their additional effort is largely...

Solidarity & Strawberries

Students on campus consume millions of strawberries each quarter. In Santa Cruz County, one of the state’s top strawberry producers, the fruit’s harvest earns...

A Vote for a Better Future

We are in a time ongoing social progress and political change. But today’s political climate is brimming with accusations, hate, lies and bigotry. After...

Minding the Grad Gap

Amanda Brambila is now a molecular, cell and developmental biology doctoral candidate at UC Santa Cruz, but she started as a community college student...

Misuse of Adderall on Campus

Adderall prescriptions among 18- to 24-year-olds have remained constant since 2014, but the amount of young people misusing Adderall as a study aid is...

From School to Prison and Back

Edgar Fuentes* was 10 the first time he smoked meth, 12 the first time he went to juvenile hall, and 13 when he was...

Feeling (Un)prepared for the Labor Force

Only 36 percent of undergraduate students believe their schools prepared them to be successful in the workplace, according to a recent survey from Gallup...

Career Opportunities in the Modern Internet Age

To understand what careers may lie ahead for me in the near future, I sometimes surf Linkedin to see people’s current professions and how...

Beyond the classroom

This week, City on a Hill Press asked National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletes how they manage their health as student-athletes. Their answers touched...

Campus Gardens

UC Santa Cruz’s commitment to the environment is evident through the abundance of gardens on campus. Working in a garden helps students understand the...
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