Santa Cruz Indymedia : http://santacruz.indymedia.org
Home
Santa Cruz Indymedia

Newswire

Submissions to the newswire

 

LOCAL News :: Gender & Sexuality

Take Back the Night Photos

1_9.jpgOn the night of Thursday, May 19, the UCSC community 'Took Back the Night' from various forms of violence, especially violence against women.

This year's march had a different feel than in previous years due to the wheelchair friendly route, the inclusion of men, and the continued expansion of the definition of 'violence'.
 

Read the full article...

LOCAL News :: Arts & Culture : Education & Youth

UCSC To Build New 4000 Seat Theatre??

Students voting until May 23 on whether to build new multi use auditorium.
 

Read the full article...   (4 comments)

LOCAL News :: Civil & Human Rights : Gender & Sexuality : Resistance & Tactics : Womyn

Photos and Report Back from Take Back the Night 2005

More than 125 people marched through UCSC Campus Thursday night, participating in 2005's Take Back the Night and demanding that UCSC address safety issues on campus.
 

Read the full article...   (1 comment)

Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights

Activist Accused of Sexually Assaulting a Young Woman at National Animal Rights Conference

An activist in the vegetarian movement allegedly assaulted a young woman at a national animal rights conference. This has led to the creation of a web page which may expand to include other reports of sexual abusers in activist communties.
 

Read the full article...

Commentary :: Police State

So what are you going to do if the filibuster is nuked?

question of the weekend
 

Read the full article...

LOCAL Announcement :: Peace & War

Rachel Corrie's Parents in SC June 12 7:30 pm at Vets Hall

Rachel Corrie's parents and two members of the Nasrallah family, in front of whose home Rachel stood when killed by an Israeli bulldozer, will speak in Santa Cruz Sunday June 12 at 7:00 pm at the Vets Hall.
 

Read the full article...

News :: Media Criticism : Resistance & Tactics

Indymedia and the Media Reform Movement: Reflections from the National Conference on Media Reform 2005

stl-imc_ncmr.jpg"Why is it media reform? it should be media revolution!" I stepped into the 2005 national conference for media reform with very few personal expectations. i am new to indymedia, just getting back into photojournalism and really need to study up on what's going on within the field... so i asked my fellow san diego indymistas what they might like for me to ask - and set out to see what i could find. happily - it did not take very long... [ read more at san diego imc... ]

This conference was about reformist politics, academic speech, and money. Reformers are generally people that recognize that a problem exists, and use their dollars and sense to rectify that problem. These people exist everywhere. In this incantation the people had recognized that the media may not be telling the truth all of the time and in some cases may also be working or the governement or the corporations that own them in an attempt to trick the people into thinking a certain way or beleiving a certain set of lies... [ read more at portland imc... ]

For me, the NCMR really threw into relief the gulf between the perspective of IMC and the media justice groups versus a media "reform" agenda. Below are some of the reasons I was deeply troubled by the vision of media change articulated by free press and most of the people I heard speak on panels. [ read more from nyc imc ]

I am here in St. Louis, MO attending the National Conference for Media Reform where many of the nation's most prominent left-leaning journalists and media scholars have gathered. Well, that is, many of the nation's white left-leaning journalists and media scholars. [ read more at dc imc... ]

other sources: IMC takes action at NCMR I Pics from NCMR I At Tennessee IMC I At NYC IMC I At St. Louis IMC
more about the conference: I FreePress.net I Download Session Audio I Streaming Video I Other Press Coverage

 

Read the full article...

LOCAL News :: Arts & Culture

Dilated Peoples at the Multicultural Festival

evidence_5-21-05.jpgPhotos from the Dilated Peoples set at the 26th annual Multicultural Festival which took place in the Quarry Amphitheatre at UCSC on May 21, 2005.

photos by: bradley (at) riseup.net
 

Read the full article...   (2 comments)

LOCAL News :: Environment & Food

Sempervirens Fund to Buy Panorama Ridge

Key Trail soon to be added to Castle Rock State Park
 

Read the full article...   (3 comments)

LOCAL Commentary :: Peace & War

Vets have their day, but not for peace?

 

Read the full article...   (9 comments)

Calendar

No events for this day.

view calendar week
add an event

Views

Media Centers

Syndication feeds

Account Login

This site made manifest by dadaIMC software