Hollywood crew strike spotlights toxic work conditions

Hollywood has long worked under the golden rule in entertainment, the show must go on but at the expense of who and how many? The entertainment industry projects an image that is glitz and glamour but in reality it’s more in line with blood, sweat and tears. The hard work of the many people who comprise the crew for film and television have long been abused under the golden rule but now they are fighting to get rid of it in IATSE solidarity. Social media …

Student workers starve as UC employees make over $500,000 annually

The housing market in Santa Cruz is known to be one of the least affordable in the country. UCSC graduate student workers in the area have long struggled with financial burdens as a result of this issue. It’s ridiculous to think that despite the extensive labor they’ve contributed to the universities, such as research, teaching, and grading, they still struggle to pay for their daily needs. Current UCSC graduate student workers live in the terror of insufficient wages due to expensive rents, and the school …