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Saturday, January 16, 2021

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...

Allowing girls to join Boy Scouts is a step forward in creating tomorrow’s leaders

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced on Wednesday, Oct. 11 that, starting in 2018, it will allow girls to join the Cub Scouts, and that it plans to make the Eagle Scout program...

Facebook must change its course or lose all user trust

In this year alone, Facebook has not been able to catch a break. 2018 has brought allegations of data mismanagement, security breaches and cooptation in hate speech aimed at the social media giant. As...

The $2 trillion in US relief funds is an economic effort, not a humanitarian...

On Friday, March 27, President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law, thereby allocating $2 trillion to address the damaging effects of the now-pandemic threat...

Editorial: It’s just stuff: Keep Black Friday on Friday

Every year, in the early morning hours of the day after Thanksgiving, a ritual occurs where millions of shoppers gather impatiently outside large retailers, attempting to take advantage of special deals. Some camp out...

Editorial: Students should take a more active approach to protect their educational rights

Passive-aggressive tweets, Facebook statuses and Tumblr posts seem to be the way students deal with issues these days — even ones that deal with the imperative issues like that of divestment from higher education....

Editorial: Fall 2014: Gone but not forgotten

The last week of classes is finally here. For first-years, the anticipation is new, a feeling of excitement mixed with nervous energy as the last day of finals draws inexorably closer. Other students who...

EDITORIAL: Cancelling Heat is a devastating blow to student morale

UCR’s annual Heat concert was cancelled by the HUB Board, citing El Nino weather as the reason. After a school wide survey, which overwhelmingly showed that students wanted to keep and reschedule the concert,...

Trump’s “War on Press” is a signal for more responsible news reporting and active...

President Donald Trump’s political career has been under a great deal of media scrutiny, beginning from when he announced his intention to run for the presidency. Faced with the overwhelming negative coverage of his...

UC free speech center’s inaugural group must protect 1st Amendment

Perhaps free speech isn’t in a crisis but it is certainly in limbo — especially at California’s public universities. In the past year we have witnessed student and community-led uproar around the respective appearances...