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Sunday, November 18, 2018

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...

Editorial: Prop 34 – Repeal the death penalty

Our justice system isn’t infallible. Since 1973, 140 people have been found innocent and released from death rows in 26 states. Nationally, at least one person is exonerated for every 10 that are executed....

Editorial: Improving the college commencement

What is college all about? Of course there’s the preparation for entering society as a full-fledged adult. That’s what taking classes and doing research is for: Eventually, you become an expert in your area...

Editorial: Tuition plan is Janet Napolitano’s proving ground

Only one year into her first year as UC president, Janet Napolitano is facing her most difficult challenge yet. It’s not about passing her much talked-about tuition plan, though — it’s taking on the...

Editorial: No more bystanding — students must help end sexual assault

President Obama recently announced that the White House was forming a task force to protect college women from what he called “the crime and the outrage of sexual violence.” “I want every young man in...

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: 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: 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: 2012 Referenda endorsements

This week, the Editorial Board will be weighing in on the referenda to be voted on by the UCR student population in the upcoming senatorial elections. ASPB Fee Referendum: This year, ASPB is requesting a $10...

Editorial: Dear First-Year Highlander: The Water’s Fine

A student’s first week on campus can be summed up as a sensory overload-induced daze. If it weren’t for some merciful professors’ generous first-day-of-class syllabus review to buffer the summer slog from the quarter...