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Sunday, January 24, 2021

Editorial: Yale students punished unfairly after providing a better course site

Yale University has made it clear that students’ right to explore the Internet is far less important than its command of authority over students. In January 2012, two Yale students, Harry Yu and Peter Xu,...

Affirmative action positions Asian Americans in identity purgatory

An Oct. 2018 lawsuit regarding Harvard’s alleged discriminatory admissions process against Asian-Americans garnered national media attention, bringing to light at least two issues in affirmative action and where Asians should stand on it. In a...

Utilize the original scholarly community before depending on “Scholarly”

Last October, UC Riverside students Sultan Khan and Haasith Sanka took first place at HackingEDU with their service-sharing app, “Scholarly.” The app connects users to available tutors in the area and allows them to...

Editorial: TAPS provides a safe ride home for students off campus

The crime alerts from John Freese have become a familiar update in students’ R’mail accounts. The University of California Police Department’s (UCPD) crime alerts have been sent on such a regular basis that it...

Rubidoux High School educators need to be aware of their school’s demographics

Six Rubidoux High School educators — social science teacher Geoffrey Greer, art teacher Robin Riggle, science teacher Allen Umbarger, agriculture teacher Rhonda Fuller, science teacher Chuck Baugh and guidance counselor Patricia Crawford — are...

Unpaid internships can provide an invaluable experience to interns

Unpaid internships are the smarter option when choosing between a paid and an unpaid internship. Essentially, the purpose of an internship is to obtain hands-on experience in a work field in which someone is...

Facebook doesn’t care about user privacy

Facebook doesn’t have a strong reputation for respecting privacy — in fact, the company thrives on being as invasive as possible. It collects as much personal data on users as possible across all of...

Combating the mental health issue on UC campuses

As an undergraduate student on a UC campus, I have definitely seen the negative effects of stress and mental health issues on myself and my fellow peers. Feeling overwhelmed by classes or having anxiety...

Today’s valentine: where has the special meaning of Valentine’s Day gone?

Roses are red, violets are blue, Valentine’s Day is near, are you going to buy me something new? Valentine’s Day sparks romantic, loving feelings within those in committed relationships, as well as single individuals. Expressing...

Imperfect flu shot, perfect reasons to still get it

  The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) recently published some startling statistics: more than 80,000 people in America died of the flu in the winter of 2017-2018, the highest number seen in over a...