Food Waste Detrimental to Environment

For every two pieces of produce, one will be thrown away, uneaten. It’s a battle for perfection, from stem to store and all of...

Santa Cruz Job Market: Expanding but Limited

Soon-to-be UC Santa Cruz graduates who aren’t ready to leave the community may be in luck, as jobs across all fields within the county...

The Things We Keep

From baby shoes to human teeth and puppets to old letters — these are the objects we hold dear. People collect souvenirs to mark...

Starting Small

Matt Herron walked backwards for 15 miles, threw himself in ditches, created fake press passes and spoke in a southern accent to document the...

When Anxiety Meets Apathy

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) throughout the UC system are not equipped to meet the mental health needs of students, and the UC itself...

Spirit of the Game

A special mixture of adrenaline, pride and nausea. This is my reward at the end of a three-hour ultimate Frisbee practice. The UC Santa Cruz...

Food Allergies on Campus

Coming into college, firstyears worry about a lot of different things — getting along with roommates, difficult course loads and homesickness. But for me,...

Guide to State Ballot Measures

California’s voters will be asked to vote yes or no on 11 state propositions come Nov. 6. We researched all 11 measures — here’s...

Accessible Voting in Santa Cruz

Every voter knows that feeling you get after you cast a ballot — that swell of pride, the uncontainable joy of slapping on an...

Measure D: Tackling Transportation

Twelve years ago, former chair of the Campaign for Sensible Transportation, Paul Elerick, led the charge to vote down a local measure to widen...