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Sunday, December 5, 2021

UCSD is justified in bringing the Dalai Lama to their commencement

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama and spiritual leader of Tibet, will be providing the commencement address at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) this year, and given his stature as a prominent...

R’Gear is a waste of students’ money and must be discontinued

R’Gear, when it began in February of 2015, was penned as an initiative to raise school spirit by distributing supposedly “free” UCR sweatshirts and crewnecks (pre-paid for, naturally, by a portion of student fees),...

The 2020 Democratic primary: the best option is compromise

The running pool of candidates on the Democratic tickets reflects the fracturization within the American left. It may feel to many like a race between progressives and moderates, identity and policy and even rhetoric...

The Environmental Protection Agency’s duty is to protect the environment, not big businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned society onto its head. Our education system, our economy and the very way we live our lives have all been severely impacted. Faced with this alarming shift...

#OscarsSoWhite will make a vengeful return next year if audiences are not careful

The Academy Awards have been notorious for snubbing creators of color to give a platform to white filmmakers and actors. Year after year, the same types of movies that glorify white stories sweep all...

Editorial: 2012 Referenda endorsements

This week, the Editorial Board will be weighing in on the referenda to be voted on by the UCR student population in the upcoming senatorial elections. ASPB Fee Referendum: This year, ASPB is requesting a $10...

Editorial: Behind the veil of ASUCR

This week students get to have their say over who represents them on the ASUCR Senate. The decisions we make can have huge implications over the way our student fees are allocated, how we’re...

Editorial: The Highlander’s ASUCR Endorsements

This week, UCR students will choose their future. Elections to select those who will make up the 2014-2015 ASUCR senate are now underway. Over 60 candidates are running for eight positions. Three parties have jockeyed...

Editorial: ASUCR Endorsements

UCR is giving students the opportunity to do something that we all attend college for: To make a difference for the future. While it may not seem as such, the ASUCR elections have the potential...

New UC financial aid policy means that student athletes will not be played

Last week, a UC panel approved a new policy that would guarantee financial aid to student athletes at Division I schools in the event of a career-ending injury. Previously, only UCLA and UC Berkeley...