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Monday, January 27, 2020

The Democratic Party’s efforts to sway members of the GOP are likely to fail...

The House of Representatives’ decision to impeach President Donald Trump has caused an uproar in the United States. On Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, Donald Trump became the third president to be impeached after Andrew...

Trump and Soleimani: the perfect example of “shoot first, ask questions later”

“We took action last night to stop a war. We did not take action to start a war.” These were the words Donald Trump proclaimed on Friday, Jan. 3. He was referring to the...

Metaphors in biological scientific literature are being used to reinforce societal perceptions of gender

Juniors in highschool may recall watching a video about the egg and the sperm as part of a sex education course. Students would watch uncomfortably as the sperm “raced” to the egg — a...

To Coachella or not Coachella: the controversy surrounding Phil Anschutz

Throughout the years Coachella has become the heart of the music community. From their impeccable taste in music guests, their Instagram worthy locations and imaginative food selections, Coachella has it all. In recent years...

The future of energy: shedding light on different renewable energy options after the Chevron...

After the big oil corporation, Chevron, announced their $11 billion write-down, experts are predicting a negative future for the oil industry. The chances of making a profit in the oil industry are now on...

The Australian bushfires are a climate premonition, but they don’t have to be

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a special report in 2018  outlining the need to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit). Current global concentrations of carbon dioxide roughly...

UCR should plan future projects around existing mature foliage, not on top of it

If one spent time on the western part of UCR’s campus during the fall quarter, they would have noticed some interesting changes to the landscape. To the common passerby, it started inconspicuously enough. A...

Plant-based diets: how a dietary shift can yield healthier results

Moving into the new decade, there have been an abundant amount of alternatives to combat unhealthy eating habits in order to promote a cleaner lifestyle. The widespread internet shaming of the vegan way of...

The real life ‘1984’: using facial recognition in public housing

Facial recognition and biometric technology has become a part of life. It is used for phones, laptops and even to clock into work, and very recently, property owners have expressed an interest in adding...

The UK election results are the best of a bad situation

On Thursday, Dec. 12, the British people voted to keep Boris Johnson as their prime minister. His Conservative Party won an overwhelming majority in Parliament while their main opponents, the Labour Party, suffered a...