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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Editorial: UC’s smoking ban protects students

The state of California is well known for working to ensure the public health of its citizens. Before the United States passed the Clean Air Act of 1970, California had already acted to curb...

Editorial: Bring KUCR out of the campus wasteland

“Welcome to a new year and a new era in the history of the University of California at Riverside.” These were the words that began the first broadcast ever transmitted by KUCR, UCR’s very own...

Editorial: The quest for free and accessible research

Now that Heat has concluded, we UCR students are coming down from our Porter Robinson-induced highs and settling back down into the mundane realities of UCR life. For us, this means that it is...

Editorial: To protect students, UCR Hookups must pull out of Facebook

The secret is out. Or at least, everybody’s sex secrets are. Thanks to UCR Hookups, a Facebook page that allows people to anonymously submit their private sexual escapades and voyeuristic yearnings, everybody is getting a...

Editorial: Internet service providers must compete to provide faster service

We are becoming more reliant on the Internet than ever before. The frustration and annoyance that students experienced from iLearn going offline for a mere seven hours is testament enough to that. But it’s...

Editorial: The media’s unconscionable portrayal of sex as a transaction

Reclining on a bed clad in a black sequin dress, a woman pulls black stockings over her feet as the camera gives an ample shot of her brown thigh. Giving a sultry look to...

Editorial: UCPD and Riverside must do more to stem campus violence

We students have gotten somewhat accustomed to the idea that Riverside isn’t the safest place after dark. Once the clock chimes four, many of us run out to our cars in Lot 30 or...

Editorial: The perils of online courses and how to avoid them

As Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his new budget for the state of California, which miraculously contains an $851 million surplus, University of California students waited anxiously to see if it addresses our needs. Fortunately,...

Editorial: Lies, deception and betrayal: The fall of Lance Armstrong

We believed in Lance Armstrong. When trace amounts of corticosteroids, banned during cycling competitions, were found on the way to his 1999 Tour de France victory, we believed his line that they were merely used...

Editorial: An open letter to Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey

Dear Mayor Bailey, Congratulations are in order for your mayoral victory last year! We hope you are finding your new office comfortable, and wish you the best of luck in undertaking your new duties. As you...