I’m LOLing during my phone interview with Mark Adams, the UCSC senior responsible for creating the university’s first ever hackathon—a 30-hour sprint of coding and developing in which 150 students will team up to create new mobile apps and web programs from scratch. UCSC’s Hackathon, called HACK UCSC, is unique in that it will bring…
Articles by Georgia Perry
“Secondhand smoke kills.” We’ve all heard it, and it’s been used as justification for <a href="https://www.santacruz.com/articles/smoking_ban_enacted_in_santa_cruz.html great and small—in bars, on campuses and throughout cities. At this point, most can agree that it is not fair for nonsmokers to have to suffer the negative health effects caused by cigarette smoke. But new rounds of smoking…
Santa Cruz City Council candidate Tim Goncharoff has called off his official kickoff event, which had been set to take place this Sunday.
Despite denials, city council candidate interacted with fake accounts
A collection of fake Facebook accounts were used to support several of Tim Goncharoff’s initiatives in 2012.
The first time I met him, Tim Ruzzo was saddled with a large briefcase stuffed to near bursting with documents about his dog. Like a magician pulling an endless handkerchief out of his pocket, Ruzzo retrieved adoption papers, legal documents and news articles about other people like him—people who had had their dogs stolen. He…
Every year, organizers of the adventure-sports-themed Banff Mountain Film Festival were asked over and over: “Where are the women?” This year, they decided to do something about it, making it a top priority to highlight the risk-taking of edgy female athletes around the world.
While sitting on a couch in Richard and Nanette Stauff’s living room, next to a plush red heart pillow, an unidentified pink light bounces across the pages of my notebook. Is it a droplet of the Barefoot Summer red wine Nanette served me upon arrival, in a flute painted with pink and red hearts?
This month, downtown Felton will celebrate its first-ever First Friday art walk.
I can say with conviction that the only reason I made an online dating profile was because of my roommate.