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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Writing cannot be graded by technology

“You are smarter than a calculator,” elementary school teachers often tell their students. “The human mind is a wonderful tool.” But as academic technology improves over the years, the first statement might not remain...

Editorial: Yale assuages sexual harassment complaints with ‘story time’

At a young age we are taught two rules: Ask for help when in trouble and listen to authority to keep out of trouble. When Alexandra Brodsky was a freshman at Yale University she...

Letter to the Editor: ASA endorses resolution to boycott Israeli institutions

The American Studies Association, a congregation of professors and students dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history, voted with an overwhelming majority last month to endorse the academic boycott of the...

UCR-RTA partnership benefits the community

Last year, bus ridership among students went up, going from 9.1 million in 2012 to 9.3 million in 2013. Many are quick to assume that UC Riverside can ill-afford free transportation for its students,...

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...

What do you mean “death with dignity”?

The death of Brittany Maynard at the beginning of this month, and her actions leading up to it, have sparked a debate on an individual’s right to die. The right-to-die movement argues that you...

R’Perspective: The Weight of Memory

What a mixed year 2014 was. There were a lot of ups and downs on a global scale … almost too many to count. 2014 was the year that mankind landed a spacecraft on...

All about grammatical fascism

I will freely admit this from the start — I am a Grammar Nazi; it is not something I am overly proud of, but is also not something I will keep hidden. For those...

United Community of Riverside: On Living Below the Line

Previously, I wrote about why I would be living below the line. I explained my rationale behind doing so, and why I thought it was important. For five days, I actually tried to live...

To eat or not to meat

  Our ears are constantly swarmed with information on living a healthy lifestyle and how to eat well. Influenced by the shapely celebrities we idolize on social media or the well-arranged images of fruit bowls...