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Monday, November 19, 2018

“Why trade green grass for even greener cash”

  On September 22, the Riverside City Council voted to put $1.5 million into its turf removal rebate program, a popular system that ran out of its $5 million in funding last May. Its popularity...

The Paris attacks: what UCR should take away

  On the evening of November 13, a series of attacks in Paris by members of ISIS resulted in the deaths of 129 people. In addition, 352 people were sent to hospitals because of injuries...

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: Senatorial elections mired in laptopping controversy

Last week, the UCR community learned that several representatives of the ASUCR political party CR were caught using their laptops to campaign outside of the University Village Theater during elections week.  The discovery, which...

CSULA’s themed housing raises concerns about the future of diversity in universities

Cal State Los Angeles (CSULA) recently generated controversy when it announced the creation of a specific housing option for “those interested in issues concerning the black community.” The move by CSULA follows other California...

Editorial: Students should take a more active approach to protect their educational rights

Passive-aggressive tweets, Facebook statuses and Tumblr posts seem to be the way students deal with issues these days — even ones that deal with the imperative issues like that of divestment from higher education....

Editorial: End UCR’s Beer Drought

Do any current UCR students remember the beer gardens at the concert series, or the alcohol that was sold out of the Barn only a few years ago? No? That is likely because of the...

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: Movember: A call to action

The month of November has a variety of meanings for people. For some, it is the unofficial beginning of Riverside’s rainy season, when the Santa Ana winds pick up and rip papers away from...

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....