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Sunday, June 13, 2021

Letter to the Editor: Transparency Whenever Possible

And here’s how: There is now a direct line of communication between every UCR undergraduate student and the President of your student government to get feedback. I want there to be a whole new level...

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...

Letter to the Editor: ASUCR Leaders Endorse a Yes Vote for CALPIRG

We are writing in response to last week's article "ASUCR Senate: CALPIRG Referendum Cause Debate." As ASUCR leaders and other student group leaders, there is no debate - we strongly support a YES VOTE...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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....

My experiences from ASUCR: reflections from the past and changes for the future

By: Sami Al-Alami Editor’s note: Samir Al-Alami was a member of the latest ASUCR elections committee and is a current contributing writer here at the Highlander.  Coming to college, I didn't have much of an idea...

Op-Ed: CAPS? What’s that?

    Most students enter college eager to start fresh, experience the college life, excel at academics, and take on every opportunity they possibly can to build the perfect resume. The immersion into a new...