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Friday, July 23, 2021

It’s time for California to assume a firm stance on climate change readiness

All too often, countless stories are published that highlight the extreme dangers of climate change. In California, residents have experienced the harmful side effects of global warming in the form of intense wildfires and...

UCR is extremely underfunded ー our student body deserves equity

UCR is one of the most diverse campuses within the University of California system, while also being one of the most underfunded. In comparison to older universities such as UC Berkeley or UCLA, which...

Easy access to food is a right all students deserve

Food insecurity continues to be a threat to students at UCR. In a survey done by the Basic Needs department on campus, more than 6 out of 10 students experience food insecurity. Three in...

Derek Chauvin is on trial, but the future of America is the one on...

As Derek Chauvin stands trial for the murder of George Floyd, America too stands trial for its long history of enabling police brutality and white supremacy. The evidence stacked against Chauvin is substantial, and...

Enough is enough — we must ban assault rifles now

At the time of writing, at least 20 mass shootings have occurred since the Atlanta hate crime on March 16 which left eight people dead. With these tragedies, the Biden administration has begun to...

Hypersexualization of Asian women in the media leads to harmful consequences

Asian women have suffered a history of being overly sexualized by Americans. Although this notion has come to light in recent weeks, it has always been present throughout the centuries. And in many old...

Double the Pell: It’s time for Congress to prioritize low-income students

Low-income college students are in dire need of assistance, and it needs to come from doubling the Pell Grant. Doubling the Pell would be hugely beneficial to low-income students affected by the pandemic, and...

Paving the way for renewable energy in California

California has been trying to make small steps toward reducing its carbon footprint amidst the chaos brought by COVID-19. As a result of these steps, legislation has recently been introduced to ban fracking by...

Children need to learn the dark side of American history too

For quite some time, children in the U.S. have been receiving a heavily skewed education in American history. From grades K-12, children are spoonfed lies of American exceptionalism; they are taught that the U.S....

Recall Newsom is a wasted effort and should be ignored

The recall Newsom movement has been a nuisance composed by right-wing Californians even before the pandemic broke out. However, it has only since gained traction as a result of Governor Newsom’s mishandling of the...