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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Editorial: 16-unit cap traps students in a five-year university

Now that the course offerings for fall have been posted online, the scramble for classes has begun. In the quarterly ritual of class selection, students weigh class times, breadth and major requirements, difficulty and...

The candidate pool for 2020 shows just how unpredictable the next presidential election will...

Though the 2020 presidential election is not happening in the immediate future, there has been a recent surge in announcements pertaining to the event. Whether it’s exploratory committees or official declarations to run for...

Hope on the horizon for the undocumented dreamer

There are an estimated 11.1 million undocumented immigrants currently residing in the United States. They have made significant sacrifices, risked their lives crossing borders, accepted below minimum wage, all in the hopes that one...

Plant-based diets: how a dietary shift can yield healthier results

Moving into the new decade, there have been an abundant amount of alternatives to combat unhealthy eating habits in order to promote a cleaner lifestyle. The widespread internet shaming of the vegan way of...

Campus startups are great, if they’re inclusive

As a university system that prides itself on shining the light for future generations, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative launched by UC President Janet Napolitano aims to meet that promise by creating on-campus incubators...

Highlander Write-Off: Which music genre is most effective for commenting on contemporary social issues?

Drawn by Justus Ross Country music is the ideal genre for commenting on social issues giving a voice to sidelined populations By: Evan Ismail,...

Editorial: 2012 Referenda endorsements

This week, the Editorial Board will be weighing in on the referenda to be voted on by the UCR student population in the upcoming senatorial elections. ASPB Fee Referendum: This year, ASPB is requesting a $10...

Riverside county’s hasty decision to reopen with a less restricting red-tier status is dangerous...

As of Tuesday, Sept. 22, Riverside County  was permitted to move from the most restrictive purple-tier status of reopening to the more lenient red tier. In just a few weeks, movie theatres will resume...