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Monday, July 13, 2020

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: 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...

Editorial: Failcopter: UCR spends limited funds on a flying camera

The UC system has managed to obtain the reputation of being money-hungry with the phrase “Let there be money” instead of the original motto of “Let there be light.” The UC system sparked an...

Editorial: A quarter to remember and the year 2014 to look forward to

As the year of 2013 comes to a close, we recall the familiar tradition of reflection on the past year’s events. As students, we have accomplished the 10 strenuous weeks of the quarter with...

Student engagement at UCR is lacking: what can we do?

Modernity has given birth to the “college experience,” a notion that an undergraduate degree encompasses more than just tedious coursework. It is an idea that college students receive an experience that allows them to...

Universities need to do a better job of equally protecting their speakers

On Wednesday, April 19, UC Berkeley canceled a planned speaking event by conservative commentator Ann Coulter, citing security concerns. Due to Coulter’s determination to speak, the event was later rescheduled, only to be canceled...

Editorial: The Internet: The final frontier

As a nation, we have all just collectively survived the masses of shrapnel from one of the most competitive and contentious presidential elections in history. One would expect that vociferous arguments over unemployment, the...

Editorial: Parking structure could solve UCR’s parking problems

Attempting to park anywhere at UCR without owning a permit is harder than most students’ midterms, especially if you don’t arrive at campus well before midday. Even with a permit, arriving after noon rules...

Trump and Soleimani: the perfect example of “shoot first, ask questions later”

“We took action last night to stop a war. We did not take action to start a war.” These were the words Donald Trump proclaimed on Friday, Jan. 3. He was referring to the...

Editorial: Lies, deception and betrayal: The fall of Lance Armstrong

We believed in Lance Armstrong. When trace amounts of corticosteroids, banned during cycling competitions, were found on the way to his 1999 Tour de France victory, we believed his line that they were merely used...