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Monday, July 6, 2020

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...

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...

Why a lack of mental health awareness in college can lead to crushed dreams

  By: Michael Rios Editor's note: Michael Rios is a UCR alumnus and former Highlander editor. Sometime during my third year at UCR, I gave up on a lifelong dream of becoming a physicist. I remember...

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: 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: Regarding the Jan. 20 article entitled, “Divestment fails to consider...

Those of us in SJP would like to share some of our thoughts on the “Highland Write-Off” concerning the divestment movement on UC campuses, published in the January 20th, 2015 issue of The Highlander....

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: 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...

Open Letter from Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox

  I read with deep regret Carisha Moore’s open letter to the Highlander regarding my silence on issues related to sexual violence and sexual harassment. Making public comments during ongoing investigations may adversely affect the outcome...

Democracy is NOT a spectator sport

Voting is one of the things that make a democracy, fair and free elections evoke visions of what America stands for. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness aren't just words; they are what...