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Sunday, May 19, 2019

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...

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

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: 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...

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: 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...

Op-Ed: America and its undying love for China

Writer: Shyam Rajan, Sociology major Email: sraja006@ucr.edu Recent media attention has spotlighted President Donald Trump’s relationship with the North Korean and Russian post-communist nations. However, relations with the similarly oriented People’s Republic of China have been...

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...

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: 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...