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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Laptopping — Just because you can doesn’t mean you should!

Writer: Melina Reyes, graduating fourth-year, served as an ASUCR Justice on the Judicial Council 2013-2015 and currently serves as the ASUCR Elections Director. Contact info: asucrelections@ucr.edu Laptopping is the use of internet-capable devices (phones, tablets or...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Chancellor Wilcox is wrong to support the new UC tuition...

On Tuesday, November 18, many graduate and undergraduate students here at UCR participated in a UC-wide day of action on the eve of an important vote by the UC Board of Regents to approve...

Supporting Palestine: Silencing, intimidation and blacklisting activists at UC

Writer: Students for Justice in Palestine, UCR student organization Contact email: ucr.sjp@gmail.com In recent years, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a controversial topic at the UC system and indeed around the nation. Student activists on...

Grassroots progressive politics, not endless compromise, is the only path towards total victory against...

Andy Li is a first-year pre-business major In a recent editorial titled “What we need and don’t need from progressives in the age of Trump,” the Highlander Editorial Board argued that the insurgent, left-wing movement...

Letter to the Editor: UCR Alumna Gives Back to Her Community

I strongly believe that no student should be excluded from attending a college or university 一 every student should be given the chance to reach their dreams and goals. I am a first generation...

Letter to the Editor: Tuition Hikes Are Unfair

According to the think tank Demos, $2,100 was the average price of tuition for an academic year when I was in college in the late 70s and early 80s. With the recently approved tuition...

Letter to the Editor: Environmentally Aware — Riverside seizing opportunities at the Salton Sea

The opinion piece published in the November 16th edition of the Highlander, written by the editorial board, noted that the Salton Sea is an opportunity; an opportunity for raising environmental awareness, an opportunity for...

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...

Vote yes on Proposition 54

Writer: Yozaima Escobar E-mail: yesco001@ucr.edu In Sacramento, special interests have a distinct advantage over constituents. The rigged system allows special interests to have almost unchecked access to a legislator’s ear at the expense of Californians. However, this...