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Saturday, September 19, 2020

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: R’Elections reflect on us

The Associated Students of UCR (ASUCR) elections are coming up in the first week of spring quarter, meaning that there will soon be campaigns for the positions available on the students’ representative body. The...

Editorial: Community colleges can contribute to California’s need for degrees

Community colleges in California have recently received approval to start running pilot programs for four-year degrees. The program will allow for community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees that are not offered by nearby public...

The credit card badge

A little history about the Girl Scouts of America: They formed during the progressive era of 1912 in order to help young women develop a sense of self and ambition. The first troop did...

The conservative counterpoint to climate change

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has been the target of media attention as the ethicality of his decisions as pilot of the agency have come into question. This scrutiny conceals a much larger issue about...

R’Perspectives Series: Bullies and Bullying

My weight has always been an issue with me. Every morning, I wake up, go to the bathroom, lift up my shirt and pick at the fat I have to drop, before going off...

New York’s Excelsior Scholarship will not translate well for California

New York state has recently unveiled the Excelsior Scholarship, a program that essentially covers tuition for students enrolled in the State University of New York system. As the first of its kind in the...

Compromising our vote

Between the hours of 12:20 and 2:00 am, on election night in 2004, an electronic swing of more than 300,000 votes switched Ohio’s electoral votes from John Kerry to George W. Bush, and nothing...

Prison voting: Who will bail us out of this decision?

On September 28, California Governor Jerry Brown signed off on a bill that will enable felons to vote in elections while still in county jail. The bill was proposed by Assemblywoman Shirley Weber (D-San...

Reopening California: Gavin Newsom’s plan to reopen California could be enough to cause a...

As of Tuesday, May 12, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has decided to move forward with the opening of certain retail stores, restaurants, malls and offices, in addition to allowing local governments to decide whether...