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Friday, October 18, 2019

Letter to the Editor: UC Student Regent Welcome

As classes resume and we return to campus, reminders of the diversity of our student body are all around us. Some students have arrived freshly inspired by the beauty and culture of foreign countries, and some...

Students should consider studying abroad in Singapore

Research finds that about less than six percent of American students go to Singapore to study abroad. There are a lot of factors that students take into consideration when choosing a country to study...

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...

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...

Op-Ed: In defense of student employee benefits

Writer: Hayden Jackson, Political Science, ‘18 Email:hayden.jackson@email.ucr.edu I love my job here at UCR. I really do.I am a student first and an employee second when my boss is writing the schedule, and this is...

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: 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: 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: In response to the Highlander’s gas tax editorial

Writer: Kenneth Rosenfield, ’89 MBA UCR Email: Studio.h40@gmail.com In response to the Highlander editorial published on November 20, 2017, entitled, "California must put the brakes on new gas tax," the Highlander has its facts right about...

My experiences from ASUCR: reflections from the past and changes for the future

By: Sami Al-Alami Editor’s note: Samir Al-Alami was a member of the latest ASUCR elections committee and is a current contributing writer here at the Highlander.  Coming to college, I didn't have much of an idea...