2017 SUA Candidate Interviews
Videos courtesy of Banana Slug News. Voting has begun and will close at midnight on May 23. Students can vote online at elections.ucsc.edu. This year’s ballot includes funding referendum measures 67 and 68, amendments to the SUA constitution, SUA officer elections and opinion polls for…
The Pains of Being Pure At Heart
New York-based band The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, headed by Kip Berman, has been delivering wistful, fuzz-fueled indie pop gems since 2007. Following the departure of vocalist and keyboardist Peggy Wang along with bassist Alex Naidus, Berman was forced to reconfigure the band for the making of 2014’s “Days of Abandon.” What resulted was a thoughtful record that scaled back the guitars and streamlined the arena-sized sound of their prior releases.
Napolitano: Assessing Tuition Increase ‘Just the Arithmetic’
With the anniversary of UC President Janet Napolitano’s appointment, the UC Office of the President invited student journalists to ask President Napolitano questions regarding her first year as well as her initiatives moving forward.
Q&A With Grammy-nominated Music Producer DJ Dahi
While at UCSC, DJ Dahi participated in student organizations such as Engaging Education, Black Men’s Alliance and Destination Higher Education. He is most recognized for helping produce “Money Trees,” a song from Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy-nominated album “Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City,” as well as Drake’s “Worst Behavior.”