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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Women in the American military see frontline duty

“When you put on that uniform, it doesn’t matter if you’re black or white; Asian, Latino, Native American; conservative, liberal; rich, poor; gay, straight. When you’re marching into battle, you look out for the...

Chancellor White’s statement on next steps for Occupy UCR

The core values and academic mission of UCR are to provide a safe, nurturing and enabling environment for faculty, students, and staff to freely pursue their interests in teaching and learning, research and creative...

Syrian violence escalates as Russia and China veto UN resolution

The United Nations has once again proven itself to be an ineffective and useless body—last week, Russia and China vetoed a UN resolution aimed at addressing and ending the brutal assault on the Syrian...

Letter to the Editor: The demands of Occupy UCR

The Demands of Occupy UCR After spending the last three weeks listening to the concerns of the UCR community, we at Occupy UCR compiled the following list of campus-specific demands. The purpose of these demands...

Liar, liar: Jobs, education and the economy

As the political issues come into focus leading up to the presidential election, public education and jobs are becoming increasingly important to students across the nation.  Students can no longer afford to accept claims...

Editorial: Colleges overestimate the importance of rankings

The real-world value of college rankings has long been disputed amongst the individuals and institutions they affect.  Some claim that rankings oversimplify the very complicated process of evaluating a school’s net worth, while others...

American withdrawal allows for the return of Iraqi authoritarianism

As a Westerner watching the downtrodden people of the Middle East rise up against their oppressors, it is hard not to feel both inspired and optimistic for the future. This euphoria sometimes makes it...

The Republican primaries: looking forward

The results of the primaries in South Carolina and Florida brought about what will be the decisive fight this primary season. Either Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich will end up at the top of...

Editorial: The value of college in a cash-strapped economy

Last week, a study conducted at UCLA revealed that more students than ever are attending college for the express purpose of attaining a job after they graduate.  When asked to list their primary reason...

FCC censorship put to the test

Courtesy of radiosurvivor.com The Supreme Court recently heard arguments that challenged the power of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to sanction and fine broadcast networks whenever there is indecent exposure or a curse word spoken...