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The price is not all right: universities need to be more transparent about how...

It is no surprise that the skyrocketing cost of college has created a $1.7 trillion dollar student debt crisis, leaving many prospective students to question the worth of a college degree. Inflation-adjusted tuition has...

Low-income Americans can barely afford to survive as the cost of living surges

The cost of living in the United States has left many with a sense of hopelessness; the pandemic, unemployment and housing shortage has middle to lower-class households struggling to stay afloat. Especially in heavily...

The CDC’s lift of mask restrictions does not take into account the nuances of...

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no longer had to wear masks or physically distance themselves by government mandate, many immediately felt that this was...

Trumpism has split the Republican party in half

Donald Trump has managed to maintain his power over the Republicans, which he actively uses to fraction the party. To make matters worse, Republican lawmakers have made it their sole purpose to please the...

Improving the promotion of campus resources

Dear Editor, Students are too preoccupied with assignments, work and life to figure out school resources.  UCR relies on students to do their job. At a CALPIRG meeting, I found out about the existence of the...

As the world finally reaches a reckoning in its opinion on Palestine, we must...

In recent weeks, the years of suffering in Palestine have emerged in the world’s consciousness and have made a great impact in terms of support for Palestine. However, a call for a ceasefire does...

No student left behind when overcoming food insecurity

Dear Editor, I will be the first in my family to live away from home next year, so learning that 6 out of 10 students experience food insecurity makes me nervous, mainly because students are...

The removal of Liz Cheney galvanizes the GOP’s Trumpist loyalties

The past few years have reshaped the political arena for decades to come. Not only is this a result of just the pandemic, but also of the Trump administration and the divide that has...

Racing to normalcy won’t make students happy

Even as we move toward the midyear mark of 2021, the world cannot shake the crushing effects of 2020. The number of vaccinations and announcements of reopenings are not a cure-all to the sense...

Californians must vote “no” on Newsom recall if the country wants to flourish

Californians can’t be fooled — the Recall Newsom campaign is not a valid criticism of the governor or his policies. It is merely a California Republican tantrum — a dangerous tantrum that will surely...