Swiping Past the Small-Talk
I have witnessed my friend play the game of swiping left or right for potential dates again and again. From afar, I judged the dating app Tinder to be superficial.
Fur Art’s Sake
Bringing her fur textiles, print images and stories, artist Alexandra Emberley explained her art and process as the final visiting speaker in a three-part lecture series titled “Stories Unlimited: Layered Meaning and Process,” funded by the UCSC arts division.
Academy Award Nominated Documentary to be Screened at Science Hill
Director Joshua Oppenheimer will accompany his documentary “The Act Of Killing” for a screening and Q&A on Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
MAH Breaks Through Museum Mold
Upon entering the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH) on the initial First Friday of the new year, students, families and experienced Santa Cruz locals alike discovered a lobby full of toy train choo-choos and chatter.
Queer People of Color Celebrate Unity
New student organization, Queer People of Color, establishes safe community within the campus.
Student Workers Protest for Quality of Life and Education
As the crowd chanted “UC turn the page, I demand a higher wage,” a group of about 50 protestors hoisted up signs with several indications of their demands for improving the quality of life for teaching assistants and other student workers.
Practical Activism Addresses Social Justice Issues
Greeted by smiling students, jazzy tunes and a row of booths offering everything from bagels to information on the Syrian Conflict, students crowded into the College Nine and Ten multipurpose room on Oct. 19 to partake in the 11th annual Practical Activism Conference.
CALPIRG Seeks to Prepare Students for Health Care Reform
When forced to take a leave of absence last year due to health reasons, second-year student and student health care advocate with the California Public Interest Research Group for Students (CALPIRG) Amy Coffin said she had learned firsthand the importance of health care coverage.