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Monday, July 22, 2019

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...

Letter to the Editor: The importance of teaching after college

Growing up in Inglewood, I often wondered about my future. My mother died when I was five and my father was not a stable presence in my life. I was raised by my grandmother...

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,...

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: 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: 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...

Op-Ed: Party collapse: From national to collegent

Writer: Pasha Stone, Mechanical Engineer Contact: pston001@ucr.edu  In George Washington’s farewell address at The White House, he warned attendees of a dangerous trend growing in our political system, one that would put the pursuit of power...

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...