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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Unemployment rates rise as frontline workers refuse to return to unsatisfying work conditions

As California moves closer to its June 15 deadline for reopening, many business owners worry they won’t have enough labor. A labor shortage in the state makes it extremely difficult for businesses to keep...

Returning to in-person classes as an extreme extrovert will be a blessing

It’s almost surreal to say that I haven’t been in a physical classroom in over a year. Like many others, the pandemic hit right at the end of my senior year of high school,...

Despite promises for change, America continues to resist solving systemic racism and police brutality

One year ago on May 25, George Floyd was killed in cold blood by former police officer Derek Chauvin. Floyd’s death provoked outrage, and people took to the streets to protest the latest in...

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...