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Monday, June 24, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Today chickpeas, tomorrow the world!

Writer: Anonymous I congratulate the student senate on its Wednesday, Feb. 1 vote banning the sale of Sabra hummus!  Thank God the 13 students in the senate took such a brave and consequential step against...

Letter to the Editor: The Audacity of Hope

Daniel Ruppert-Majer, History major with a European concentration Contact: drupp001@ucr.edu The article “Snowflakes melt fast and so will President Obama’s legacy” postulates that “Obama’s presidency was one of the worst this country has seen in a long...

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...

Goodbye, Childhood Homes, Goodbye, Family Housing

Editor’s Note: Punctuation in the following letter to the editor has been lightly edited to adhere to AP style guidelines. Heather Andrews-Horton, UCR Alumni, 2014 hrahorton@icloud.com It is with great sorrow that I have learned of 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: 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...

BSUCR, you’re not fooling anyone

Writer: Anonymous With this year’s round of shameful student government elections finally over, it’s time we took a hard look at ASUCR, the elections process and Kappa Sigma. Oh, my apologies. When they’re running for...

Op-Ed: Party collapse: From national to collegent

Writer: Pasha Stone, Mechanical Engineer Contact: pston001@ucr.edu  In George Washington’s farewell address at The White House, he warned attendees of a dangerous trend growing in our political system, one that would put the pursuit of power...

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...

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...