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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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...

Op-Ed: An open letter regarding Wilcox’s silence

Writer: Carisha Maria Moore, ASUCR executive vice president and undergraduate representative of the UC-wide Title IX Advisory Board Major: Third-year, cellular, molecular and developmental biology Email: asucrevp@ucr.edu Recently, our very own Chancellor Kim Wilcox was alleged to...

Letter to the Editor: Regarding the Nov. 11 article entitled, “Pro-choice supporters clash during...

We strongly take issue with the Highlander’s coverage of this incident and the personal denunciations/mischaracterizations of students who chose to protest (and will continue to protest) the presence of anti-abortion groups on campus. As a...

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...

Response to “Sorry, I can’t afford work experience”

Dear Editor, I read “Sorry, I can’t afford work experience” in last week’s edition and, considering I accepted an offer for an internship just hours before reading the paper, it was very relevant to me...

Marcela Ramirez, UC Student Regent-designate

Student Regent, Avi Oved has been working diligently for the past year and half to add a third student seat to the UC Board of Regents. Currently all 238,000 students across the UC system...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Regarding the UC Proposal to Increase Tuition

I fundamentally reject UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposal to increase tuition up to 5% for 5 years. Like countless other UC students, I know firsthand the burden such tuition increases can put on students....

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: 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...