Suspension of Six Students Opens Legal Debate
Update 3/13 9 p.m.: Assistant Dean of Students Lucy Rojas upholds two of the students’ suspensions because “there is a reasonable cause to believe [their] continues presence on campus could lead to a repetition of the behavior for which [they] were placed on interim suspension.”…
Breaking The Chains
The sight of a person in shackles paints an image of dehumanization, bringing back painful memories from an era when people were treated as commodities. Over two years of litigation recently resulted in San Francisco no longer shackling immigration detainees who pose no threat.
Rage Against the War Machine
A group of protesters has been gathering in downtown Santa Cruz to voice their opposition to the U.S. drone policy. Their efforts are paralleled by likeminded protesters across the country, as U.S. drone strikes abroad come under increasing fire from antiwar and human rights activists.
Immigration Policy on its Way to Equality
A series of immigration and equal rights bills have steered their way into Gov. Brown’s office this year for approval, prompting community members to discuss next steps.