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 …