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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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...

We need to talk about sex

With the passing of the law “yes means yes,” California became the first state to clear any misconceptions surrounding consent. The campaign behind it defined consent as “a mutual verbal, physical, and emotional agreement...

Riverside makes room for eco-friendly transportation

It’s not a secret that cities are trying to become more sustainable, not only to better the environment, but to avoid the continuing instability of gas prices. Improving on the infrastructure cities already have...

R’Perspective: My experience with bullying in on-campus housing’s apartments

I remember the scene on move-in day quite vividly. It was almost as if the sun's emergence harkened the apprehension and excitement that always came with moving away from family for school. Having had...

UCR needs more campus safety resources

During the school year, it feels as if we constantly receive crime alerts from UCPD. On January 16 of last year, there were five crime alerts within one hour. People may joke about Riverside...

Online-only community colleges work, but only in theory

We have heard the horror stories: Students attend their local community college, bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and planning to bolt after two years. Then, five years later, they’re still around, struggling to get into classes they...

Drone strikes have upsides, but veiled by thick smokescreen

The George W. Bush administration first launched America’s secret aerial warfare on Oct. 7, 2001, a month after the tragic devastation of the Twin Towers on Sept. 11. Since then, the drone program has...

Hidden cash scavenger hunts: More than meets the eye

As the old saying goes, money makes the world go ‘round. Ever since human society first engaged in barter, minted the first coin, or printed the first piece of paper money, we as humans...

Declaring Election Day a holiday is one of many ways to improve voting

Well, the elections are over at long last. Regardless of our various reactions to the outcome, we can’t ignore how millions were frustrated by the excruciatingly long lines they endured last Tuesday before they...