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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...

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: 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: Regarding the Mar. 3 article entitled, “Comedy Apocalypse XII: Last...

Dear Editor, I want to compliment Highlander writer Robert Lees for his well-written, well-observed and knowledgable review of the KUCR Comedy Apocalypse 12.  Lees gets into the details.  He seems to know comedy well and...

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: 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 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

Dear Editor, While we at PETA are glad that writer Jessica Baker is decrying the cruelty of foie gras, please allow me to correct some inaccuracies in her column, “Forget the foie gras unless it’s...

Letter to the Editor: Chancellor Announces Two New Administrative Positions, Encourages Student Feedback After...

Editor’s Note: The following is a work of satire based on the events described in the Issue 09 article, “Wilcox takes heat from students in public forum.” Running a corporation non-profit university can be difficult,...

Letter to the Editor: Je Suis Disappointed

With Islamophobia continuing to rise, the recent attack on Charlie Hebdo did no favors for Muslims anywhere. However, let’s take a moment to step back from both sides of the situation, and examine the...