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Saturday, August 17, 2019

The inevitable rise of automation warrants cautious optimism

Society seems to be on the eve of an exciting new era of development. Automation is advancing at unprecedented rates, bringing with it many fears and grievances. Experts say that around 7 million jobs...

Editorial: New Middle Eastern Center provides resources and enlightenment for all

In a post-9/11 world, stereotypes of the Middle East have arisen and fogged the true culture and livelihood of its countries. The Middle East has been characterized, by some, under a single stigma of...

UC system’s exposed reserves present an unignorable breach of trust

The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) has been under a great deal scrutiny in light of a scathing 177-page audit report exposing that it has been maintaining a secret reserve of...

We’re an award-winning newspaper, and we’re talking about clowns

We live in an interesting age, one where the weirdest fads can go viral, for better or worse. The latest of these real-life memes is the clown craze that began a few months ago...

Increased population better mean increased resources for students

After the final due date of Nov. 30, the number of undergraduate applicants was counted and revealed promising results for UCR: For the first time in our school’s history, UCR received over 50,000 applications;...

Voter’s Guide

Prop 51: The Highlander Editorial Board endorses Proposition 51 on the California ballot. Proposition 51 would allow California to issue $9 billion in bonds for physical repairs, construction and upgrades for public K-12 schools and community...

O say can you see? The debate about the flag is the wrong one...

The country’s attention has once again returned its focus to the act of taking a knee during the national anthem after President Donald Trump’s comments during a rally for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange...

Pass SB-320: Students deserve access to medication abortion

Senate Bill 320 (SB-320), introduced by Senator Connie Leyva in February last year, would mandate that California public universities’ health centers provide medication abortion, which would supplement the contraceptives that many already offer for...

Editorial: Frustration should lead to the voting booth

We’ve all heard it. “I care, but my vote really doesn’t matter.” We’ve heard it in Rivera library, in Starbucks, in class, at the HUB. In a time of uncertain job prospects, disastrous cuts...

Don’t feed the trolls by the Bell Tower

Last week, a noteworthy sight on campus was a group of religious extremists armed with signs at the Bell Tower vehemently condemning homosexuality, abortion and even yoga pants as sins. Most students usually ignored...