Strike Activity Continues, 2 Arrested, Entrances Blocked
“I’m not a criminal, we’re not criminals,” multiple graduate students said into a loudspeaker at the 11 a.m. rally at the West entrance.
UAW STRIKES, 20 Arrested on First Day
It was just after 6 a.m. when the first arrest was made. Police in riot gear first detained union leader Josh Brahinsky. An hour later, 19 more students — 13 undergraduates and six graduate students — were handcuffed and escorted to Santa Cruz County Jail for allegedly blocking roads and UC Santa Cruz’s West entrance.
Gallery: Images from the United Auto Workers 2865 Second Day of Striking
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…
Celebrating Lunar New Year with Friends
Three lions colored the stage, each distinct with their vivid embellishments and colorful shaggy hair. The performance, known as a lion dance, is a tradition in China and variations exist in other Asian countries. The Chinese Student Association (CSA) hosted their 28th annual Lunar New…
Mass Sea Star Death Leaves Researchers Perplexed
All along the Pacific coast, from Southern California to British Columbia, sea stars are mysteriously dying. Marine ecologists at UC Santa Cruz tracked this epidemic all along the West Coast, looking specifically at the rocky intertidal, said Long Marine Lab research specialist Melissa Redfield. This…