Spoken Love

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Localizing Global Initiatives

One-third of the food produced worldwide is either lost or wasted according to the United Nations. Yet to meet food demand levels by 2050...

Environmental Policies to Watch

In the upcoming election, voters will have the ability to impact the outcomes of several bills and programs affecting the state and country’s environmental...

From Farm to College

Situated near the base of campus at UC Santa Cruz, the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) teaches students and apprentices about...

The State of Student Mental Health: Q&A with CAPS Director Gary Dunn

Photo courtesy of Dr. Gary Dunn Chalk it up to a “crisis of meaning” or the downwinds of...

Accessibility vs. Affordability

While UC Santa Cruz encourages students to invest in a meal plan, a seven-day meal plan that costs $464 per month is not always...