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Sunday, November 18, 2018

EDITORIAL: Cancelling Heat is a devastating blow to student morale

UCR’s annual Heat concert was cancelled by the HUB Board, citing El Nino weather as the reason. After a school wide survey, which overwhelmingly showed that students wanted to keep and reschedule the concert,...

Marcela Ramirez, UC Student Regent-designate

Student Regent, Avi Oved has been working diligently for the past year and half to add a third student seat to the UC Board of Regents. Currently all 238,000 students across the UC system...

House of Representatives invests in stock market today, divests from tomorrow

As House Republicans continue frantically searching for popular programs to gut in order to clear the financial hurdle needed for their plan to bestow billion-dollar annual tax breaks on large corporations and the wealthiest...

Let’s legalize marijuana, but not now

Laws that allow the medical use of marijuana have expanded to include 18 states, including California. And two states—Washington and Colorado—have now taken the next step and declared recreational use of marijuana legal. Before...

The real undemocratic threat: The caucus

While the dumpster fire that is the Republican primary burns unabated, the Democratic primary continues toward its inexorable conclusion. Despite some turbulence in the past couple of weeks, Hillary Clinton notched a 16-point victory...

Something there is that doesn’t love a wall

After months of campaign promises threatening to tighten borders against Mexico, President Donald Trump finally announced plans to begin construction on a border wall, in conjunction with plans to boost deportations of undocumented immigrants....

The UC needs to stay true to its original purpose: educating Californians

When the University of California public school system was created, it was made in the idea of educating Californians as well as strengthening and supporting the progress of the Californian infrastructure. As time has...

Boasting about “diversity” at UCR is not enough — it’s time we practice it

No one will ever have to question whether UCR is a diverse campus. By now, UCR’s high degree of diversity is a cornerstone of its academic reputation and of its campus culture. While this...

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