Tampons are Not a Luxury. Period.

Illustration by Darin Connolly. If candy and Viagra are considered basic necessities in the California Revenue and Taxation...

Is Veganism the Answer?

Cows produce 37 percent of the total methane released into the atmosphere. It takes 1,000 gallons of water to make one gallon of milk....

Lack of Access to Health Care for Farmworkers

In a single day, a farmworker can spend 12 hours bent over, pausing only to lift buckets of produce that weigh up to 40...

Millennials: Fighting For Change or Failing to Turn Out?

Home is a confusing thing when you’re a college student. Is it where you grew up? Where your college is located? A little bit...

Spoken Love

This is my face / Framed by my short coarse hair that I started loving too late / Sparse eyebrows sit insecurely above puzzled...

Stop Asking Why

I’ve been trying to explain to others (and myself) why I decided to transfer from Boston University (BU) to UC Santa Cruz, for over...

Title IX Navigates What’s Next

UC settled 17 Title IX cases for a total of over $3.7 million, enough to pay 123 students’ in-state tuition for a year, from...

Love for Days

While Valentine’s Day in the U.S. is only one day for couples and friends to show their love, Korea takes the festivities to another...

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...

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,...