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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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...

The US needs to buckle down on the war in Afghanistan

The war in Afghanistan is the longest war in U.S. history. After 11 years of occupation, the war with the Taliban, a war of attrition with an enemy that has no timetable and more...

European economic crisis has finally reached boiling point

The EU crisis has been the proverbial flat tire stalling the global recovery for some time now. Any bad news out of the region causes a precipitous drop in the Dow and other indexes,...

The Buffett rule should be deemed ineffective and unnecessary

You wouldn’t know it from Occupy Wall Street’s angry rants against America’s tight-fisted 1 percent, but a surprising number of fat cats are eager to give their money away. Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is...