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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Editorial: The campus bookstore must modernize itself to stay afloat

During the first few weeks of school a line forms outside the UCR Campus Store. Students patiently await to stow away their bags and collect a ticket to enter a room of shelves holding...

Work week cap makes on-campus employment unaffordable

Students are employed all around campus — in dining services, as clerical workers in various campus offices, in the library and as campus tour guides, just to name a few. On-campus jobs are sought...

Editorial: Rick Santorum’s remarks on higher education debunked

It’s no secret that the rising cost of higher education is rapidly making college a luxury that not all Americans can afford.  That’s why President Obama announced last month that his administration would be...

Editorial: UCR forgets the students in dismissal of Professor Schoepf

"The distinctive mission of the University is to serve society as a center of higher learning, providing long-term societal benefits through transmitting advanced knowledge, discovering new knowledge, and functioning as an active working repository...

Wilcox’s silence on sexual violence discussions is deafening

The #MeToo movement has brought the topics of sexual violence, assault and harassment to the forefront of public discussion in recent months. Yet, despite this movement’s prominence and the necessity for the campus community...

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...

Trump’s frivolous pardoning practices underscore issues with current pardoning system

Trump pardoned fellow billionaire Conrad Black on May 15, 2019, with very little explanation. The pardon allegedly came as a surprise to the media mogul, who was convicted of fraud back in July of...

Editorial: UCR sets the stage for other university concerts with innovative shows

Crowds, bodies pressed together, loud bass, and the next rising artist is always the situation you meet when you enter a UC Riverside concert — the concerts, famously known to draw in a large...

The joke is on us: cancel culture does society more harm than good

Not a month went by in 2018 in which the words “cancel culture” weren’t brought up in some capacity. The term refers to a widespread internet phenomenon involving the exposure and boycott of a...

UC Davis administration’s “misstep” leaves them falling flat on their faces

According to a copy of a contract released under the California Public Records Act, UC Davis administration admitted to paying public relations firm Nevins & Associates $175,000 “to create and execute an online branding...