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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

R’Gear: the changes are welcomed, but spending is not

  Despite controversies with the first R’Gear program, a reformed continuation has been in the works. Noticing a “lack of campus pride” as a first year, 2014-2015 ASUCR President Nafi Karim implemented R’Gear, hoping each...

Why you should dislike the “dislike” button

When scrolling through the numerous food pictures, event postings and invitations that fill my Facebook feed, there is often that sad post regarding a loss of one my friends or a tragic news article....

CBU discrimination against transgender student

Being expelled from a university is serious business. Students can get expelled for academic dishonesty or failure to uphold a GPA above a 1.5. Under such circumstances, expulsion is a rational consequence to a...

Editorial: Community colleges can contribute to California’s need for degrees

Community colleges in California have recently received approval to start running pilot programs for four-year degrees. The program will allow for community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees that are not offered by nearby public...

Greater media access to the White House is the key to a better-informed public

President Donald Trump’s administration team kicked the media beehive once again on Friday, Feb. 24, during an informal press briefing called a press gaggle. Several news outlets, including CNN, the New York Times and...

Spend less on college sports

College athletics are a huge deal. Millions of people watch and billions of dollars are spent on student-athletes dunking a ball or tackling an opponent. And whatever the reason for people watching it, there’s...

Making a difference in the classroom

I can remember the first time I heard of Teach For America - it was right after I joined the Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity during my freshman year and learned that it...

Write-off: Riverside needle exchange — just shooting ourselves in the arm

  Riverside has a drug problem. It may not be the most popular subject for the public to talk about, but it is, nevertheless, still there. With this in mind, a Riverside resident, Katie Chamberlain,...

Letter to the Editor: The importance of teaching after college

Growing up in Inglewood, I often wondered about my future. My mother died when I was five and my father was not a stable presence in my life. I was raised by my grandmother...