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30 Nov 2023
Arts & Culture

Bayanihan Hosts Fall Reception 

“Ube or mango?” shouted Mikki Lim, interrupting the buzz of about a hundred students orbiting the ground floor of Porter College’s Dining Hall.  With co-chairs Deanne Presas and Louisa Ou, Lim organizes Bayanihan’s Pilipino Cultural Celebration (PCC). Together, they called on the sea of attendees...

Forging Communities Through Art 

As the Santa Cruz Open Studios director, Ann Ostermann has amassed an impressive collection of work from Open Studios artists. “Open Studios” is an annual event that spans the first three weekends of October. An independent panel accepts applications from hundreds of local artists. Then,...

I Am Not a Doll 

There is a difference between giving someone a compliment and exoticizing them. When people use “cute” at an inappropriate time, it can change a seemingly innocuous phrase into a backhanded slap. It’s an emotional hit that leaves a memory like a stain. For me, it was...

Privatization Spreads to Child Care 

UC Santa Cruz student Alyssa Tamboura stood with her 8 year-old son at the UC Regents meeting Wednesday. The pair traveled over 300 miles to deliver a two minute message. “The regents are leaders of the University of California. You don’t need an 8-year-old to...

Q&A with Blumenthal and Tromp 

During Student Media’s quarterly Q&A session with UC Santa Cruz Chancellor George Blumenthal and Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor Marlene Tromp, City on a Hill Press asked questions ranging from student housing to the UC’s balance of scientific research and indigenous rights on Hawai’i’s Big Island. ...

Questions? Ask Your UC-AFT Librarian 

After four months without a contract and more than nine rallies across UC campuses, UC librarians remain in a tentative position. UC officials and the University Council-American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT), the union that represents UC’s more than 300 librarians, met Tuesday at UC Davis...
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