Q&A with City Council Candidates
City on a Hill Press hosted a forum for Santa Cruz City Council candidates at the Student Media Center to discuss university expansion, police accountability, housing and other issues affecting UC Santa Cruz students. Special thanks to Banana Slug News for filming the candidate’s answers….
A Guide to Your Student Government
UC Santa Cruz’s Student Union Assembly (SUA) is the undergraduate student government on campus. It’s completely student-led and student-funded, and it serves as a space for student voice both locally and nationally. There are six student body officers of the SUA, 10 student organization representatives…
A New Authority on the Decisions That Matter
Sen. Ricardo Lara recently proposed a constitutional amendment that aims to give the California Legislature unparalleled control over the UC system, putting the UCs under the same laws and oversight as California state universities and community colleges. A similar bill was proposed in 2009 and…
Agony Abroad, Apathy at Home
Nabila Rehman, a Pakistan resident who watched her grandmother be killed by a drone, came to the U.S. for a congressional hearing to only be ignored by the US government. President Obama alongside 425 out of 430 representatives did not show up to the hearing, bringing up the question of why this topic is avoided by US media and politicians.