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...

State Ballot Measure Breakdown

Seventeen state ballot measures will be put before the California voters at the Nov. 8 election. Citizens will be voting on an array of...

Representatives at the State Level

With the presidential election drawing the majority of media attention, local representatives tend to get lost in the coverage. Representatives from the California Senate...

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...

Looking Back at Food Not Bombs

Food Not Bombs, a grassroots activist group founded 37 years ago and working toward feeding the houseless and managing food waste, began when Keith...

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...

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...

MAH develops Abbott Square

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH) asked residents in 2013 what downtown Santa Cruz was missing — the answer was a...

Addressing the Connection

The Santa Cruz community is no stranger to the housing crisis — issues of high rent, tenants’ rights and a disproportionately high houseless population...

Condemned Lives in Voters’ Hands

Capital punishment is controversial, from the morality of capital punishment to whether or not the time and manner of its infliction is humane. But...