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Is there a double standard on birth control?

With the alarming rates of teenage pregnancy in the United States, contraceptives should always be readily available for girls and boys. Unfortunately, unlimited Plan...

Rapsheet

Robbery at Stonehaven apartments On the evening of Sunday, May 19, at about 10:50 p.m., a robbery occurred at the Stonehaven apartments on Canyon Crest...

Guns on college campuses: what can go right?

With the multiple recent shootings that have occurred around the United States, the controversial lack of restrictions on gun ownership needs to be addressed....

Rap Sheet

Attempted sexual assault near West Linden Street A woman reported an attempted rape in the laundry room at her apartment on Tripoli Street to the...

Death through justice or death to our pocketbooks?

It was July 20, 2012: the opening night of the world-renowned film “The Dark Knight Rises.” An event that should have been a fun-filled...

Lowering capacity of overcrowded state prisons and fitting the punishment to the crime

California has the most overcrowded prisons in the entire country. These prisons are so beyond capacity the Supreme Court deemed the state in violation...

Today’s valentine: where has the special meaning of Valentine’s Day gone?

Roses are red, violets are blue, Valentine’s Day is near, are you going to buy me something new? Valentine’s Day sparks romantic, loving feelings within...

The cause and solution of school violence, and how we can end the cycle...

When it happens, you don’t even realize it. Just a brief, surreal moment that could turn out to be a dream. You couldn’t see...

Turn off all electronic devices: does a cell phone really pose a risk to...

I am one of those typical college students who just so happens to come from a city about 400 miles north of Riverside. So,...

Go Greek or go home: the consequences of Greek organizations

At the University of California, Riverside, there are 40 sororities and fraternities among hundreds of other student organizations. Though there are many different types...