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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Virtual reality is paving the way for the future

By now, you should have heard the news about the Oculus Rift and the newly released PlayStation VR (Virtual Reality) and might be wondering, why should I care about these new gaming products? They’re...

2018 Midterm Elections: What We Think – California Ballot Propositions

Propositions 1, 2, & 10: The band aid props that are certainly better than nothing California is in a housing crisis. While the state is home to some of the country’s richest as well as...

United Community of Riverside: He shall from time to time…

I have a confession to make: I love the State of the Union Address. I still own ancient VCR technology and have recorded every address for the past 10 years, and plan on continuing...

The Perks of Being a Highlander

“UCR is pretty cool, but I’m probably going to transfer,” reads one of the most notable posts on the UC Riverside Meme Facebook page. Aptly attributed to the naïve college freshman meme, the aforementioned...

Editorial: Three-year programs won’t work when four years doesn’t

One week into winter quarter and the looming threat of tuition increase still hangs over the heads of current and prospective UC students. Four years of tuition, currently clocking in at $14,800 annually (for...

Banning cell phones at schools will only result in good

People, especially younger generations, have not only grown fond of, but also dependent on using technology for everything from entertainment to socializing. However, technological dependence comes with its own set of detriments. Research has...

Editorial: Behind the veil of ASUCR

This week students get to have their say over who represents them on the ASUCR Senate. The decisions we make can have huge implications over the way our student fees are allocated, how we’re...

One Prop, Two Prop, Three Prop, Our Prop

California’s ballot propositions are a trademark of this state’s aggressively forward-thinking attitude and the most recognizable of the 22 states that allow both initiatives and popular referendums. During election seasons in California, you cannot...

Editorial: California must not resort to short-term fixes

In an effort to stem California's growing deficits, Jerry Brown's decisions will affect most everyone in California. Among other proposals, Brown intends on renewing heightened tax rates through special elections and on hacking away...

The Salton Sea: an opportunity for raising environmental awareness

As California’s drought enters its fourth year, further environmental issues should be more publicized. Whether it's the 12 million trees that have quickly died or the families relying on water bottles for daily necessities,...