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Monday, October 19, 2020

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...

UC ensures integrity of Title IX process in face of legal developments, uncertainty

Nationwide, higher education institutions are navigating a period of uncertainty around the laws that govern our response to sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence. Understandably, the UC community is concerned. As UC’s Systemwide Title...

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...

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...

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...

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: Let The Birds Out of Their Cages

It is time for UCR leadership to deal with the elephant, or rather, the “Bird” in the room. Students on the UC Riverside campus need access to reliable, affordable transportation that compensates for the...

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: 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...

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...