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Friday, November 16, 2018

When fighting a troll, be wary that you not become a troll yourself

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, hundreds of students assembled at UC Berkeley (UCB) to protest a speaking event planned by the school’s chapter of the College Republicans, which was to feature Milo Yiannopoulos, a major...

Politicians must not allow NRA donations to keep them from acting on guns

Americans are still reeling from the trauma brought forth by the school shooting that took place on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. A conversation that is all...

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...

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: Experience your summer with vigor

Dear UCR students, First off, congratulations on finishing that last final. It was brutal, wasn’t it? Trust us, we know exactly how you felt. Or, if you’re a new, incoming student spending your orientation learning...

Editorial: Benefits of sand volleyball outweigh costs of losing men’s tennis

UCR Athletic Director Brian Wickstrom recently announced the athletic department’s decision to push back the proposal to replace the men’s tennis team with women’s sand volleyball to 2013. The postponement of the proposal came...

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...

Online-only community colleges work, but only in theory

We have heard the horror stories: Students attend their local community college, bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and planning to bolt after two years. Then, five years later, they’re still around, struggling to get into classes they...

Editorial: Divestment puts student participation on full display

By now, every student has heard the critiques before. We’re lazy. We’re entitled. We don’t want to take our eyes off our Facebooks or our butts off our couches. Yeah, we know. UCR students have...

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...