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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...

Improving the promotion of campus resources

Dear Editor, Students are too preoccupied with assignments, work and life to figure out school resources.  UCR relies on students to do their job. At a CALPIRG meeting, I found out about the existence of the...

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...

No student left behind when overcoming food insecurity

Dear Editor, I will be the first in my family to live away from home next year, so learning that 6 out of 10 students experience food insecurity makes me nervous, mainly because students are...

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...

We must do more to avoid plastic-free seas

Dear Editor: Seeing a seagull filled with plastic trash is normal now. Seeing an ocean or beach filled with plastic trash is normal now too. However, this should not be normal. In a given year, according...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Taking the plunge for a good cause

Aaron is a fourth-year English major and the Copywriter for the Student Recreation Center Just imagine it. You look over and all you see is a vast body of freezing cold water. You’re stripped down...

Students should consider studying abroad in Singapore

Research finds that about less than six percent of American students go to Singapore to study abroad. There are a lot of factors that students take into consideration when choosing a country to study...