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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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...

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...

Making a difference in the classroom

I can remember the first time I heard of Teach For America - it was right after I joined the Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity during my freshman year and learned that it...

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: 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...

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: Beware of Being Misled About Constitutional Amendment No. 1

Dear Highlanders, If it is not already apparent by the countless posters, events, giveaway items, etc. encouraging you to vote, ASUCR general elections are taking place this week. While the focus may be mostly on...

Letter to the Editor regarding the April 21 article entitled, “Jewish organization alleges UCR...

Dear Editor: We write to correct mischaracterizations in Sandy Van’s April 21st article, “Jewish organization alleges UCR class is ‘anti-Semitic’. We are 20 advocacy organizations representing millions of members gravely concerned that UCR is offering a...

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...