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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...

California residents should not be responsible for cleaning up a mess made by government...

After irresponsible mismanagement of the unemployment system, California’s unemployment agency has found itself in a backlog. Having overpaid millions of people and failing to enforce eligibility rules to process claims faster, 4.1 million claimants...

Biden shows promise that he will finally pull America out of the pandemic

After what seems like an eternity of horrible mishandling of the COVID-19 vaccination process by former President Trump, Americans might be able to breathe a little easier. With President Biden’s promise to vaccinate 300...

The Capitol riots should challenge how U.S. media frames domestic unrest

The storming of the Capitol by radical Trump supporters 一 or, more accurately, domestic terrorists 一  seemed like something from a nightmare. With every shattering of a window, it felt as if more holes...

Faculty intimidation on our reporting can lead to a culture of fear and an...

After The Highlander published an article on Nov. 30 detailing a lawsuit a UCR professor was facing, the editor-in-chief, managing editor and news editor of this student-run newspaper were suddenly met with a barrage...

Escaping the conveniences of Amazon is harder than it looks, but it is necessary

Amazon is a part of at least one aspect of everyone’s daily life. It is so ingrained into our culture that it seems like people cannot live without it. From convenient next-day shipping to...

America needs to stop fearing the rich and instead make them work for us

Although millions of people are out of jobs and without relief because of the pandemic, billionaires have still managed to get richer. This problem has gone on for far too long, and without proper...

We should not expect progressive changes from the Biden Administration without a little push

Although Joe Biden’s win was a positive turn of events given the last four catastrophic years, the fight for a better America is not over. Given Joe Biden’s cabinet candidates, the country will likely...