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Iranian GSA hosts rally denouncing Trump’s immigration ban

At approximately 12 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, members of the UCR community convened in front of the steps of Rivera Library for a rally entitled, “No to Visa and Immigration Ban,” joining 52...

Libertarian commentator Julie Borowski offers an “alternative viewpoint” at UCR

At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 in HUB 355, the UCR chapter of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) hosted Libertarian commentator and YouTube star Julie Borowski to discuss political correctness, campus free speech...

Professor Joseph Kahne sheds light on fake news and media literacy

In recent news, pundits have been discussing fake news and its impact on the election. President Trump’s former campaign manager, now counselor to the president, Kellyanne Conway, has famously deemed fake news as “alternative...

Highlander Special Report: Trump’s election triggers unrest in Riverside community

Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election Tuesday evening (Nov. 8) triggered immediate responses from within both the UC Riverside and local Riverside community. Students and community leaders began mobilizing just hours after and...

The threat of Trump is a signal to become politically active

Election Day 2016 will certainly be a memorable day for Americans, and for all the wrong reasons. Most people, this editorial board included, probably did not expect Donald Trump to win the presidency. Nevertheless,...

Declaring Election Day a holiday is one of many ways to improve voting

Well, the elections are over at long last. Regardless of our various reactions to the outcome, we can’t ignore how millions were frustrated by the excruciatingly long lines they endured last Tuesday before they...

Riverside community responds with protests to Trump victory

Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election Tuesday (Nov. 8) evening has triggered responses from both the UC Riverside and local Riverside community altogether. Following Trump's acceptance speech late Tuesday evening, a crowd of nearly 300...

Developing: UCR students protest Trump victory at Bell Tower

  A crowd of approximately 300 students gathered at UC Riverside’s Bell Tower around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 to protest Tuesday night’s election results that revealed Republican Donald Trump as the U.S. president elect....

Richard Roth returns to seat on California senate

Incumbent Richard Roth (D-Riverside) has won a seat on the California senate as a representative of Riverside County’s 31st District, with a victory over Richard Brent Reed (R-Riverside). As part of his campaign to improve California’s...

Mark Takano re-elected to U.S. House of Representatives

The incumbent for the 41st District Mark Takano has been re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Takano, a Democrat, won over challenger Doug Shepherd, a Republican. Takano was originally elected in 2012 to the...