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Racial bias in the Rodney Reed case underscores why the death penalty shouldn’t exist

On Wednesday, Nov 20, an innocent man will be killed. When Stacey Stiles’ body was found in Texas, police initially suspected her fiance, former police officer Jimmy Fennell, who has a history of violence...

The decision to undergo intersex surgery should be left up to the intersex individual,...

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, California lawmakers rejected Senate Bill 201 (SB 201), a measure that aimed to ban medically unneccessary treatment for intersex infants ages six and under. Democratic State Sen. Scott Wiener, the...

The model minority stereotype creates a lack of support for Asian communities

Courtesy of YouTube The model minority myth refers to the commonly held belief that Asian Americans achieve a higher degree of economic success relative to other minority groups....

Newsom’s relief effort is a necessary, but minimal, help to undocumented workers

Courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Flickr President Donald Trump’s signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act brought relief to the many Americans who face...

Tariffs are an integral part of the American economy

Taxes on imported goods are a fundamentally essential part of protecting America. Before the income tax, federal revenues derived almost entirely from tariffs. Tariffs protect American factory jobs from being outsourced abroad to countries...

Low enrollment is the silent killer for institutions during the pandemic

As a new wave of students are set to apply to college, UCR must consider how they are going to appeal the most to prospective students now that there are more challenges than benefits...

Efficient vaccine distribution will only be possible with a united and uniform approach

Despite the hopes that 20 million Americans would receive the COVID-19 vaccines before the end of the year, only 4.8 million Americans have obtained it so far. Once again, the United States is allowing...

Open textbooks open doors

A college education undeniably serves as a road to social mobility, but particularly in the landscape of COVID-19, expensive course materials are a roadblock. As students of the University of California system, which considers...

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...

New STEM High School promises wide benefits, overlooks associated challenges

The UCR Academic Senate recently released a summary of a draft agreement reached between UCR, Riverside Unified School District and the City of Riverside that has committed to construct a Science, Technology, Engineering and...