The Pressures of the Machine
What does it mean to seek freedom? In an effort to try to find her own freedom, Helen — the central character of the UCSC theater department’s production of the noir crime drama “Machinal” — rebels against societal restrictions constraining her due to her gender….
Envisioning the Future of Black Activism
UCSC hosts 11th annual Afrikan Black Coalition Conference. The Afrikan Black Coalition Conference returned to UC Santa Cruz on Feb. 15 – 17 for the first time since the activist group’s initial assembly in 2004. The annual ABC Conference is conducted at a different UC campus each year, compiled with keynote speakers, a discussion panel, workshops, artistic performances of poetry and choreographed dances and a dance for all involved to move and groove together, as one.