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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Don’t worry about making the Forbes 30 under 30 list at 18, you’re doing...

Coming home from college is always something to look forward to. You get to go back to your hometown, reunite with old friends, reunite with family and fall victim to questions like “What are...

ANTIFA’s incivility at Tucker Carlson’s home epitomizes the problems with political discourse today

On Wednesday, Nov. 7, a group of “anti-fascist” protesters gathered outside of Tucker Carlson’s home in Northwest Washington D.C. The local anti-fascist organization (ANTIFA)  stayed for roughly 15 minutes until local police officers arrived....

Immigration reform? Trump: Hold my beer

Just a week before the midterm elections on Nov. 6, President Trump wildly declared that he would be taking steps to end birthright citizenship in the United States. While the statement appears to be...

Lessons from France: nationalism vs. patriotism

  At a World War I commemoration event on Nov. 11 in Paris, President Emmanuel Macron of France seemed to directly address the concern surrounding President Trump recently proclaiming himself a nationalist. In his speech...

Ammunition control may be the future of Second Amendment Discussions

The Second Amendment to the US Constitution clearly states that “a well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall...

Write Off: Free Speech on Campus

Threats to free speech are real and closer than you might think By Amy Perry, Contributing Writer In response to alleged infringements to free speech on college campuses, the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) are planning...

Why Brazil shouldn’t battle criminals with a broken justice system

As one of his campaign promises, Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said he would push for a stricter crackdown on criminal activity by retaliating with higher levels of police brutality. Brazil has steadily declined in...

America is sliding backwards on vaccinations

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases estimates that during the 2017-18 flu season, as many as 80,000 deaths across the United States could be attributed to influenza. With the flu season beginning this October,...

Wilcox’s handling of Sandoval situation is a failure of leadership

Chancellor Kim Wilcox released a statement on the resignation of James Sandoval, UCR’s Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs of 20 years on Monday, Oct. 22nd, providing the UCR community its first real insight into...

What our president needs to learn about his rhetoric

On Oct. 24, the nation believed for about half a day that President Donald Trump was finally going to understand the repercussions of his seemingly nonstop attacks on his critics. Shortly after law enforcement...