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Saturday, August 17, 2019

JPMorgan’s risky business costs big

During the recent financial crisis, Jamie Dimon was considered one of the smartest CEO’s on Wall Street. He had prudently steered JPMorgan away from the wave of subprime mortgage waste that was bearing down...

Editorial: Students should welcome C-Center

University officials recently announced their intentions to build an 8,000-seat arena where Bannockburn Village currently resides.  The purpose of the C-Center, as officials are tentatively calling the arena, would be to serve as a...

Editorial: UCR should invest in student art

In an effort to instill a greater sense of school spirit in the UCR student body and encourage an increased interest in the arts, we at the Highlander Editorial Board have put together a...

Marriage is not a secular institution

Recently, President Obama announced a shift in his position regarding same-sex marriage.  He said, “It is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to...

Editorial: Senatorial elections mired in laptopping controversy

Last week, the UCR community learned that several representatives of the ASUCR political party CR were caught using their laptops to campaign outside of the University Village Theater during elections week.  The discovery, which...

Death on the November ballot

In November, California voters will consider a ballot measure titled the “Savings, Accountability, and Full Enforcement for California Act,” also referred to as the SAFE California Act.  This measure places a ban on the...

Letter to the Editor from Brian Williams

To reverse UC privatization, more austerity needed with student funds May 4, 2012 We are all more or less familiar with the current situation: state funding for the University of California (UC) has been in decline...

Facebook privacy and your professional life

The question of whether or not employers should be able to demand access to information on the private profiles employees create for themselves on Facebook has become an increasingly important issue for our technology-centered...

Supreme Court to rule on Arizona immigration law

Following final arguments this month, the Supreme Court is expected to release its decision regarding the constitutionality of Arizona’s immigration law; the ruling will come in late June, at the height of the presidential...

Editorial: LegCon scandal means changes for ASUCR and student body

It was recently revealed that two ASUCR senators, Albert Yum and Esther Hwang, failed to fulfill their responsibilities at a United States Students Association (USSA) conference earlier this quarter. The senators were not present...