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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Editorial: How students and staff respond to Brown’s budget proposal will dictate future for...

Last week, Jerry Brown released a budget proposal that includes some $500 million in cuts to state funding for the UC. Brown hopes that the cuts will help alleiate some of the state's overwhelming...

Editorial: Standardized testing has created standardized students with useless skills

In the last decade, we have become obsessed with evaluating and reevaluating the success of our students. With the United States slipping further and further behind the rest of the world, politicians have decided...

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: Obama’s community college plan nice, but too big, too late

Issues concerning the rising tuition of higher education and how they might be mended have yet to stop floating in the air around every politician’s head, many of whom are forced to at least...

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...

France’s Photoshop mandate puts a mere watermark on an unmistakable problem

The combined 1.9 trillion dollar fashion and beauty industries reinforce skewed standards of beauty through advertising the unrealistic ideal of extremely skinny bodies, flawless skin, long legs and “perfect” features. It has become easy...

Editorial: How RPD’s Bodycams can be a Failure or Success

With President Barack Obama’s Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Pilot Partnership Program planning to purchase 50,000 body cameras at a national level, local law enforcement agencies are currently taking the initiative to utilize this technology. In...

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...

Fine with slowing faculty hiring process, but not with increasing out-of-state enrollment

During a town hall meeting on Feb. 9, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox announced a change in direction to UCR’s Strategic Action Plan, or UCR 2020, which seeks to further and guide the future growth...

Rubidoux High School educators need to be aware of their school’s demographics

Six Rubidoux High School educators — social science teacher Geoffrey Greer, art teacher Robin Riggle, science teacher Allen Umbarger, agriculture teacher Rhonda Fuller, science teacher Chuck Baugh and guidance counselor Patricia Crawford — are...