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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Editorial: Taboo topics should be open for discussion at universities

Does the topic of sex make you uncomfortable? How about prostitution? Or how about when a professor takes it into her own hands to explain prostitution by using students as examples? Year after year, a...

Covering the “alt-right” is a necessary evil

As our country’s political and social climate becomes more strenuous by the day, media outlets are faced with a unique problem: Their coverage can bestow power on hateful extremist groups. This summer we saw a...

Video game analysis should be offered in college

“Video games can never be art.” This was a quote by the late, great Roger Ebert on the validity of video games being considered exactly that: art. However, as great as Ebert was in the...

R’Perspective: Through my eyes: being black at UCR

In my two years at UCR, I have seen many changes. I have changed from being a freshman at a new setting to a confident and empowered junior who knows that UCR is where...

Lessons from the Daily Northwestern: good journalists exercise empathy while covering the full story

Earlier this November, the Daily Northwestern, a student newspaper in Illinois, issued an apology in response to public outrage regarding a recent article of theirs that covered a protest on their school campus. The...

Blood in oil and bribery

Last month, big oil, mining and gas, hiding behind The United States Chamber of Commerce, the American Petroleum Institute and the Independent Petroleum Association of America, filed a lawsuit against the Securities and Exchange...

The Paris attacks: what UCR should take away

  On the evening of November 13, a series of attacks in Paris by members of ISIS resulted in the deaths of 129 people. In addition, 352 people were sent to hospitals because of injuries...

UC regents must seek greater financial efficiency — not a tuition hike

After a few agonizing days of wondering if they would be squeezed to the tune of $342 in yet another tuition increase, UC students were free to breathe a momentary sigh of relief: On...

In the midst of the COVID-19 campus closure, UC administrators are obliged to listen...

Courtesy of UC Riverside Two months ago, when news first broke of the spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19 throughout Wuhan, China, the rest of the world flooded the...