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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Jerry Brown Takes His Budget Proposal Back

In April 2013, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a budget increase for the California State University and the University of California systems. According to the Los Angeles Times, the plan included requirements such as a...

Editorial: The skills of the humanities provide more than students believe

There are numerous steps involved in beginning your college career: the daunting application, the self-anger at being “too lazy” in high school while filling it out, and the stressful wait for acceptance letters. But...

Increasing four-year graduation rates will help students avoid the “Fifth Year” title

Students have recently undergone scrutiny after a surprising amount of undergraduates have taken six years to graduate. Gov. Jerry Brown spoke out May 15 regarding University of California graduation rates, which the California governor...

Editorial: TAPS provides a safe ride home for students off campus

The crime alerts from John Freese have become a familiar update in students’ R’mail accounts. The University of California Police Department’s (UCPD) crime alerts have been sent on such a regular basis that it...

Supreme Court should reevaluate the decision to leave Proposition 8 on the backburner

The potential dismissal of Proposition 8 cannot be taken lightly since it affects everyone living in the state of California. It may seem that the issues behind same-sex marriage only concern those who consider...

Editorial: Failcopter: UCR spends limited funds on a flying camera

The UC system has managed to obtain the reputation of being money-hungry with the phrase “Let there be money” instead of the original motto of “Let there be light.” The UC system sparked an...

Editorial: UCR forgets the students in dismissal of Professor Schoepf

"The distinctive mission of the University is to serve society as a center of higher learning, providing long-term societal benefits through transmitting advanced knowledge, discovering new knowledge, and functioning as an active working repository...

Is there a double standard on birth control?

With the alarming rates of teenage pregnancy in the United States, contraceptives should always be readily available for girls and boys. Unfortunately, unlimited Plan B pill accessibility is not always accepted. Plan B and...

Congress decides to run amuck in fear of tax-exempt status rejection

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has undergone a great deal of scrutiny from Congress lately as a result of specifically targeting tax-exemption applications for conservative organizations. The recent accusations have led to an uproar...

Guns on college campuses: what can go right?

With the multiple recent shootings that have occurred around the United States, the controversial lack of restrictions on gun ownership needs to be addressed. The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn....