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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

A ‘well regulated militia’ is not private gun ownership

The Second Amendment should be reinterpreted to protect the rights of states to protect themselves with well-regulated militias. Home protection should be done with nonlethal weaponry. Hunting should be permissible in designated hunting zones...

Diversity matters: changes must be made to the Academy Awards if they are to...

The 2020 Oscar nominations were released this January, and they’re pretty much exactly what everyone has come to expect. To nobody’s surprise, films like Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” and Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a...

COVID-19 has disproportionately affected the homeless in the US

Amidst the COVID-19 madness, many people in America fear for their well-being and future. One of the groups most often overlooked during this pandemic is the homeless. COVID-19 will continue to have...

The US government’s COVID-19 stimulus program needs a lot of work in order to...

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen as the world adjusts to the current reality that we live in. The turmoil of the pandemic has surfaced many challenges for our nation to face, causing much...

I will not be a lip service revolutionary

The death of George Floyd and multiple other black people has reignited media coverage of the Black Lives Matter movement. Both traditional and social media have been covering the protests and  riots over this...

Price regulation will stop inflation in response to minimum wage increases

In order to not render minimum wage increases ineffective, America must regulate prices in all industries. This is not a novel concept in American history: this country has a long history of price regulation....

Only through sovereignty can all Kurds have a place to call their own

The people of Kurdistan have faced violence as an ethnic minority and deserve their own state. They have populations that would make it one of the largest countries if it does achieve statehood. But...

Derek Chauvin is on trial, but the future of America is the one on...

As Derek Chauvin stands trial for the murder of George Floyd, America too stands trial for its long history of enabling police brutality and white supremacy. The evidence stacked against Chauvin is substantial, and...

Wilcox’s handling of Sandoval situation is a failure of leadership

Chancellor Kim Wilcox released a statement on the resignation of James Sandoval, UCR’s Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs of 20 years on Monday, Oct. 22nd, providing the UCR community its first real insight into...

Bill Clinton’s scandalous exit means trouble for impeachment today

20 years ago, starting Jan. 9, 1999, and continuing until the beginning of February, the second ever Senate trial of a president of the United States was held, starring former President Bill Clinton. His...