The Fight for a COLA
Classes were cancelled, while the base of campus was flooded with strikers, supporters, and alumni. This was all in the effort of teaching assistants (T.A.s) obtaining a cost of living adjustment (COLA). For a moment in time, the entire campus was consumed by the excitement…
Watsonville Protests Company’s Bid for Wall
About 150 residents gathered in Watsonville Plaza on Tuesday to protest Granite Construction, a company that recently bid to be one of the companies contracted to build President Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the southern border. Bidders must submit their final proposals by March 10….
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.