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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Let The Birds Out of Their Cages

It is time for UCR leadership to deal with the elephant, or rather, the “Bird” in the room. Students on the UC Riverside campus need access to reliable, affordable transportation that compensates for the...

Democracy is NOT a spectator sport

Voting is one of the things that make a democracy, fair and free elections evoke visions of what America stands for. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness aren't just words; they are what...

Why a lack of mental health awareness in college can lead to crushed dreams

  By: Michael Rios Editor's note: Michael Rios is a UCR alumnus and former Highlander editor. Sometime during my third year at UCR, I gave up on a lifelong dream of becoming a physicist. I remember...

Health Coverage — Protecting Your Personal Investment: A Note to Graduates

  By: Dr. Kenneth W. Kizer and Cástulo de la Rocha The two of us are among dozens of commencement speakers at California’s colleges and universities this year who are calling out the importance of having...

Open Letter from Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox

  I read with deep regret Carisha Moore’s open letter to the Highlander regarding my silence on issues related to sexual violence and sexual harassment. Making public comments during ongoing investigations may adversely affect the outcome...

Op-Ed: An open letter regarding Wilcox’s silence

Writer: Carisha Maria Moore, ASUCR executive vice president and undergraduate representative of the UC-wide Title IX Advisory Board Major: Third-year, cellular, molecular and developmental biology Email: asucrevp@ucr.edu Recently, our very own Chancellor Kim Wilcox was alleged to...

Letter to the Editor: In Response to “Wilcox’s silence on sexual violence discussions is...

Dear Editor, We are writing in response to the Highlander editorial regarding Chancellor Wilcox and the university administration’s commitment to ending sexual violence and sexual harassment at UCR. Put simply, UCR has zero tolerance for any...

Op-Ed: America and its undying love for China

Writer: Shyam Rajan, Sociology major Email: sraja006@ucr.edu Recent media attention has spotlighted President Donald Trump’s relationship with the North Korean and Russian post-communist nations. However, relations with the similarly oriented People’s Republic of China have been...

Letter to the Editor: In response to the Highlander’s gas tax editorial

Writer: Kenneth Rosenfield, ’89 MBA UCR Email: Studio.h40@gmail.com In response to the Highlander editorial published on November 20, 2017, entitled, "California must put the brakes on new gas tax," the Highlander has its facts right about...

Letter to the Editor: Champions of Mediocrity

Writer: Daniel Ruppert-Majer, History Major with a European Concentration E-mail: drupp001@ucr.edu A great service to UCR was done on Wednesday, Feb. 15. This service was rendered by ASUCR Elections Director Marcy Kuo in the form of a...