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Lessons from the Daily Northwestern: good journalists exercise empathy while covering the full story

Earlier this November, the Daily Northwestern, a student newspaper in Illinois, issued an apology in response to public outrage regarding a recent article of theirs that covered a protest on their school campus. The...

Nike doesn’t care what your dreams are, they care if you buy shoes

Courtesy of Youtube The Super Bowl has come and gone again, which means the average American sat around and watched roughly two hours of advertisements from some of...

UCR offering more online education will provide much-needed relief to students

Courtesy of Pexels With the COVID-19 virus infecting people across the globe, measures have been taken to slow the spread of the virus. In the U.S., many major...

Preparing to enter the job market during the coronavirus recession

I sat in a Zoom lecture when suddenly an email notification flashed across my screen. It read “ESPN Next - Status Update.” I immediately minimized the lecture screen and clicked my way to the...

To date or not to date: Entering a new university with a boyfriend or...

In addition to the many other challenges incoming students face, some must also face a difficult decision — whether or not they will be single during their first year at UCR. Whether your significant...

The Pfizer vaccine could change the course of the pandemic, but vaccine distribution poses...

After an arduous year of endless bad news surrounding the pandemic, the world now has a glimmer of hope. The pharmaceutical company Pfizer has announced that they have developed a coronavirus vaccine that has...

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...

L.A. teachers’ demands for smaller class sizes can address the city’s educational shortcomings

The United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) is a union that consists of approximately 33,000 teachers based around the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The goal of this union is to help teachers,...

Do UC healthy options?

As you enter the HUB area, you are presented with many different dining choices. There’s Panda Express, Chronic Taco, Hibachi-San, MOD Pizza and, not too far away, you can find Subway and the Habit....

The way California funds public education needs to change

The way California funds public education leaves much to be desired. The state has created a system that perpetuates class divides by favoring the rich and neglecting the poor. In the wake of massive...