Monday, June 24, 2024
Voting season is now in full swing, and those registered to vote in California should have received, or will soon be receiving, their mail-in ballots. The official election day and deadline to vote in the U.S. is on Nov. 3 and fast approaching. This election, California voters have the opportunity to vote on 13 propositions, the presidency, the state...
In response to President Donald Trump’s recent statements and actions denying climate change, over 2,300 faculty members from public California universities have signed an open letter urging the president to “maintain and increase our country’s commitment to taking action on climate change.” Just over three weeks into office, Trump and his administration have made it clear that they do...
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 other universities around the country ― some of which were forced to postpone their event due to poor weather conditions ― to join together against...
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 and what it means to be a Libertarian. The event, with nearly one hundred people in attendance, began with an introduction by YAL member and...
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 facts,” after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer misspoke on inauguration crowd sizes. For this week’s issue, the Highlander sat down with Professor Joseph Kahne...
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 movements continued into what became a week full of demonstrations, gatherings and peaceful protests. In this special report, the Highlander covers the week of reaction. Wednesday,...
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, Trump is now the president-elect, and this fact carries tremendous weight in both political and social realms, which is a strong reason for this country...
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 had the chance to vote. Even with mail-in ballots and early voting giving people a chance to avoid the wait, many counties saw unprecedented voter...
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 students gathered at UCR's Bell Tower at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9 to protest his presidency. The gathering, which was organized by a group...
  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. The gathering, which was organized by a group of students on campus hours before, was an effort for students to express solidarity with those equally...