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Saturday, December 7, 2019

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...

There’s more to gun violence than mass shootings and police killings

On average, 33,000 people are killed every year in the United States by means of firearms. All too often, we hear on the news about mass shootings, or shootings by police, always to public...

Wikileaks’ struggle with the government highlights the balance between transparency and privacy in a...

It feels like people have forgotten the events of 2010-11 when an international outcry was sparked by the release of top secret American government documents through Wikileaks, a platform which hackers all over the...

Editorial: LegCon scandal means changes for ASUCR and student body

It was recently revealed that two ASUCR senators, Albert Yum and Esther Hwang, failed to fulfill their responsibilities at a United States Students Association (USSA) conference earlier this quarter. The senators were not present...

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...

Blackface vs. critical tweets: California universities are struggling to balance free speech with respect

It’s clear that there is a certain unevenness in how “freedom of speech” is defined, regarded and respected at public universities when it comes to offensive speech — an unevenness, as pointed out by...

Editorial: The skills of the humanities provide more than students believe

There are numerous steps involved in beginning your college career: the daunting application, the self-anger at being “too lazy” in high school while filling it out, and the stressful wait for acceptance letters. But...

Editorial: UCPD and Riverside must do more to stem campus violence

We students have gotten somewhat accustomed to the idea that Riverside isn’t the safest place after dark. Once the clock chimes four, many of us run out to our cars in Lot 30 or...

Editorial: Shake up ASUCR

This year’s ASUCR elections have finally drawn to a close. Finally. Most national elections are not about issues. Instead, they’re about personalities or scandals as candidates bring out the big guns to nuke their opponents...

Advance parole will advance undocumented students’ education

There is a little-known law called “advance parole” that allows people who are not documented American citizens to leave the country under certain conditions and return legally. A person filing for advance parole can...