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Friday, April 19, 2019

Gender-neutral bathrooms do not constitute a victory for the transgender community

Governor Jerry Brown recently enacted a bill that will require all single-occupant bathrooms in California to have gender-neutral signage on their door. This bill has already been hailed as a victory by groups supporting...

California must put the brakes on new gas tax

On Wednesday, Nov. 1 came a much-dreaded gas tax increase, which immediately inflated gasoline prices by 12 cents per gallon and diesel fuel prices by 20 cents per gallon. Naturally, that wasn’t enough; it...

After gambling with security and federal jobs, Trump has played himself into a corner

On Jan. 25, President Donald Trump surprised the nation in an unexpected decision to end the longest U.S. government shutdown in history for a period of three weeks while continuing to debate border security....

The candidate pool for 2020 shows just how unpredictable the next presidential election will...

Though the 2020 presidential election is not happening in the immediate future, there has been a recent surge in announcements pertaining to the event. Whether it’s exploratory committees or official declarations to run for...

Editorial: Aggression of the few overpowers message of the many

Last week, UCR played host to the University of California’s first major student protest since peaceful activists at Davis were pepper sprayed by UC police in November.  Many hoped that the demonstrations, which took...

Editorial: R’Elections reflect on us

The Associated Students of UCR (ASUCR) elections are coming up in the first week of spring quarter, meaning that there will soon be campaigns for the positions available on the students’ representative body. The...

“UC Regent’s Statement on intolerance should be aimed toward all minorities — not just...

  On September 17, the UC Regents rejected the proposed “Statement of Principles Against Intolerance” in favor of rewriting the language of the document to better suit the requests made by public speakers at their...

Closing Early Childhood Services will be a loss for campus community

As of this year, the Early Childhood Services (ECS) at UC Riverside has been running at a deficit of about $1 million dollars. While some solutions have been discussed — reducing staff, increasing class...

Editorial: The value of college in a cash-strapped economy

Last week, a study conducted at UCLA revealed that more students than ever are attending college for the express purpose of attaining a job after they graduate.  When asked to list their primary reason...

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;...