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Friday, August 14, 2020

Editorial: Rick Santorum’s remarks on higher education debunked

It’s no secret that the rising cost of higher education is rapidly making college a luxury that not all Americans can afford.  That’s why President Obama announced last month that his administration would be...

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...

UC Davis administration’s “misstep” leaves them falling flat on their faces

According to a copy of a contract released under the California Public Records Act, UC Davis administration admitted to paying public relations firm Nevins & Associates $175,000 “to create and execute an online branding...

Editorial: Students should have ability to choose commencement speaker

It’s that time of year again—spring quarter is coming to a close and commencement is only a few weeks away. Soon students will sit alongside their peers under the Riverside sun in one of...

Editorial: The UC system should follow its own mission statement

Grade school has taught us valuable skills for us to obtain information faster and reiterate what we know on a test. These skills were ingrained in us as children so that we could take...

Editorial: An informed UCR is a transparent ASUCR

Anybody who has had the chance to walk around the HUB lately will have undoubtedly noticed the campaign signs for ASUCR elections. The many signs tout the candidates for ASUCR, representing their respective parties...

Work week cap makes on-campus employment unaffordable

Students are employed all around campus — in dining services, as clerical workers in various campus offices, in the library and as campus tour guides, just to name a few. On-campus jobs are sought...

Editorial: Yale students punished unfairly after providing a better course site

Yale University has made it clear that students’ right to explore the Internet is far less important than its command of authority over students. In January 2012, two Yale students, Harry Yu and Peter Xu,...

Million Student March’s vague demands needs some details

As a national movement, #MillionStudentMarch has declared a call to action against the economical issues that students face during and after their college careers, demanding “tuition-free public college, cancellation of all student debt and...

Editorial: Colbert and Stewart supplant “real” news with satire

This year, Stephen Colbert, popular comedian and host of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report,” decided to throw his hat in the ring for the 2012 GOP primary.  But Colbert, a shrewd satirist, had no...