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30 Nov 2023

A Day of Action Against DAPL 

Video courtesy of Banana Slug News. In tandem with a national day of action, about 200 students organized a peaceful demonstration Nov. 15 in Quarry Plaza to condemn the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and to show solidarity with those at Standing Rock Reservation. “People from...

The Student’s Dollar 

In the wake of UC Santa Cruz housing issues, shortened class times and layoffs in the athletic department, many students have expressed confusion over the current funding and budget allocations. To increase transparency over the budget and where the funding deficits lie, Executive Vice Chancellor...

The Path to Recovery 

Opening keynote speaker, clinician and recovery advocate Chris Paulson took the stage at the fifth annual California Unified Collegiate Recovery Conference to share his experiences of drug use as a college student at UC Santa Barbara. Paulson recalled his addiction as one driven by many...

Gliding to Victory 

Last spring, a group of UC Santa Cruz students walked, biked and drove around campus stapling flyers to bulletin boards. Some were friends, some were roommates, some acquaintances, but they all had one thing in common — they wanted to bring ice hockey to UCSC....
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Starting Small 

Matt Herron walked backwards for 15 miles, threw himself in ditches, created fake press passes and spoke in a southern accent to document the Selma to Montgomery marches, which led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. While walking with thousands over the course of...

Recreational Marijuana for Adults 

California has the opportunity to join Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska by legalizing the adult use of recreational marijuana in the Nov. 8 election. If passed, California would be the most populated state to legalize marijuana. The proposition has unknown ramifications, which has caused confusion...

Q&A with City Council Candidates 

City on a Hill Press hosted a forum for Santa Cruz City Council candidates at the Student Media Center to discuss university expansion, police accountability, housing and other issues affecting UC Santa Cruz students. Special thanks to Banana Slug News for filming the candidate’s answers....
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