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11 Aug 2020
Campus

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…

News

A Different Perspective 

The world has been watching the U.S. leading up to the presidential election and the outcome will have impacts beyond just our borders. UC Santa Cruz students from Asia, Europe and the Americas gave their international perspective on how they and others in their home…

Guide

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…

Opinion

Black Lives Are YOUR Future 

  Now that I am entering my senior year at UC Santa Cruz, I have learned firsthand how to navigate the predominantly white institution through the “veil.” The “veil” is a metaphor coined by Dr. W.E.B. DuBois in his novel “The Souls of Black Folk”, which describes how a Black person…

Features

Pulling Double-Duty 

Hidden behind trees, a baseball field and a hill, Family Student Housing (FSH) is hard to see. Removed from other dorms and far from Quarry Plaza and McHenry Library, FSH is not a community most undergraduates learn about. FSH’s physical isolation is not the only…

Campus

Past and Present SOMeCA Students Reflect 

“Wherever SOMeCA alumni go, we bring a sense of openness and principle and a dedication to dialogue in the true sense of the word,” Sayo Fujioka said to all of the alumni and students in the room. “That is, we exchange ideas with an openness and looking forward to emerging change in a different direction, and that’s rare, and we all do it wherever we go.”

Campus

Voices from the UAW 2865 Strike 

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union gathered around the base of campus early April 2 in protest of unfair labor practices, particularly in Teaching Assistant positions. Twenty students and workers including union leader Josh Brahinsky were arrested on the picket line. Supporters shared their personal…