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Sunday, December 5, 2021

Biden shows promise that he will finally pull America out of the pandemic

After what seems like an eternity of horrible mishandling of the COVID-19 vaccination process by former President Trump, Americans might be able to breathe a little easier. With President Biden’s promise to vaccinate 300...

The Capitol riots should challenge how U.S. media frames domestic unrest

The storming of the Capitol by radical Trump supporters 一 or, more accurately, domestic terrorists 一  seemed like something from a nightmare. With every shattering of a window, it felt as if more holes...

Faculty intimidation on our reporting can lead to a culture of fear and an...

After The Highlander published an article on Nov. 30 detailing a lawsuit a UCR professor was facing, the editor-in-chief, managing editor and news editor of this student-run newspaper were suddenly met with a barrage...

Escaping the conveniences of Amazon is harder than it looks, but it is necessary

Amazon is a part of at least one aspect of everyone’s daily life. It is so ingrained into our culture that it seems like people cannot live without it. From convenient next-day shipping to...

America needs to stop fearing the rich and instead make them work for us

Although millions of people are out of jobs and without relief because of the pandemic, billionaires have still managed to get richer. This problem has gone on for far too long, and without proper...

We should not expect progressive changes from the Biden Administration without a little push

Although Joe Biden’s win was a positive turn of events given the last four catastrophic years, the fight for a better America is not over. Given Joe Biden’s cabinet candidates, the country will likely...

California lockdowns without proper relief will cause more harm than good

At the time of writing, California has surpassed one million confirmed COVID cases, and Governor Gavin Newsom is implementing large reopening rollbacks along with a curfew for 41 out of the state’s 58 counties....

Building back better: With the election over and won, the real challenge starts now

As this year’s tumultuous election comes to an end, so does the formidable Trump administration—paving the way for a new era of politics in America with President-elect Joe Biden. While Biden and Vice President-elect...

Low enrollment is the silent killer for institutions during the pandemic

As a new wave of students are set to apply to college, UCR must consider how they are going to appeal the most to prospective students now that there are more challenges than benefits...

The UC must adjust tuition and fee costs to match the quality of education

Yet again, the University of California (UC) has proven itself to be an all-for-profit business, neglecting the needs of their students during a pandemic. Even with a class action lawsuit against the UC, students’...