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Sunday, June 16, 2019

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: Regarding the Jan. 13 article entitled, “Cyber attack on ASUCR...

I felt compelled to write this Letter to the Editor in response to The Highlander’s front page story entitled “Cyber attack on ASUCR website decreases transparency” published on January 13, 2015. I am an...

Letter to the Editor: Let’s call it what it is: Mass eviction

Writer: David Chavez, Ph.D Student, Department of History E-mail: dchav014@ucr.edu In the May 9 article,  “Chancellor Wilcox discusses plans for school expansion,” the first steps of the UCR Physical Master Plan revealed as its first act, the...

Phishing for votes

Writer: Bradley Evans, Electrical Engineering major E-mail: bevan006@ucr.edu This is my first year here as a transfer to UCR, and so it was my very first exposure to the toxic atmosphere surrounding the annual ASUCR elections cycle....

Letter to the Editor: An Open Letter to the UC Student Community

My name is Avi Oved. I am a student at the University of California, Los Angeles. I am an Economics major. I am a fourth year. I am the Student Regent-designate of the University...

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...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Regarding the Student Recreation Center expansion

To the Graduate Student Community, I’m upset about increased mandatory recreation fees for graduate students, and I think you should be too. As you all likely know, graduate students will be soon expected to pay...

Op-Ed: In defense of student employee benefits

Writer: Hayden Jackson, Political Science, ‘18 Email:hayden.jackson@email.ucr.edu I love my job here at UCR. I really do.I am a student first and an employee second when my boss is writing the schedule, and this is...

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...