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Friday, November 16, 2018

Editorial: Teaching diversity the right way

UCLA has faced some criticism recently for its diversity. A viral video created by UCLA student Sy Stokes last November protested the lack of diversity at the campus, where only 4 percent of undergraduates...

Editorial: Community colleges can contribute to California’s need for degrees

Community colleges in California have recently received approval to start running pilot programs for four-year degrees. The program will allow for community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees that are not offered by nearby public...

Editorial: Be wary of world events that ultimately affect the UC

This Presidents’ Day, Groupon tried out its humor and released a coupon that portrayed Alexander Hamilton as president of the United States. Ha ha, very funny. But wait: Do you know who Alexander Hamilton...

Editorial: UC students show strength while facing endings

It was a moving sight to see. Over a thousand students, stretched from the Bell Tower to nearly Olmsted Hall, all holding candles, gathered to celebrate the lives prematurely taken from our sister school at...

Editorial: Campus space can be made more open and inviting

UCR has recently announced a series of workshops to discuss student feelings toward the overall design of the campus, intending to gauge students’ investment in the layout of the campus, as well as giving...

Updating the U.S.’ asylum laws is a matter of life or death

It is often stated that the U.S. is a nation of immigrants; this fact holds true today as much as ever, as nearly 1.5 million immigrants entered the country in 2016, the most recent...

Editorial: UCR should rethink C-Center move

When UCR announced its intention to build a sports complex called the C-Center, it was a step in the right direction. Not only would the stadium house upwards of 6,000 people, but it would...

Editorial: On Charlie Hebdo

When the editorial board sat down to discuss topics for the editorial this week, we all understood that given its importance to the press and the ideas of free speech, we needed to talk...

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: The value of college in a cash-strapped economy

Last week, a study conducted at UCLA revealed that more students than ever are attending college for the express purpose of attaining a job after they graduate.  When asked to list their primary reason...