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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Letter to the Editor: Let’s call it what it is: Mass eviction

Writer: David Chavez, Ph.D Student, Department of History E-mail: dchav014@ucr.edu In the May 9 article,  “Chancellor Wilcox discusses plans for school expansion,” the first steps of the UCR Physical Master Plan revealed as its first act, the...

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...

R’Perspective: How to treat yo’self wisely

It is 3 a.m and you walk into your dorm room. Your roommate is up, dark circles under her eyes, and she is mumbling about Karl Marx. There is another person passed out on...

Boasting about “diversity” at UCR is not enough — it’s time we practice it

No one will ever have to question whether UCR is a diverse campus. By now, UCR’s high degree of diversity is a cornerstone of its academic reputation and of its campus culture. While this...

Editorial: Campus space can be made more open and inviting

UCR has recently announced a series of workshops to discuss student feelings toward the overall design of the campus, intending to gauge students’ investment in the layout of the campus, as well as giving...

America is sliding backwards on vaccinations

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases estimates that during the 2017-18 flu season, as many as 80,000 deaths across the United States could be attributed to influenza. With the flu season beginning this October,...

Lottery blues and old news: The immigration debate Republicans refuse to have

New York’s most recent terror attack immediately drew political controversy when analysis revealed that the suspect, Green Card-holder Sayfullo Saipov, had gained permanent residency in the US in 2010 as a result of the...

R’Perspective: First-generation problems

In the second episode of the Netflix original comedy “Master of None,” the characters Dev and Brian realize that their parents experienced a lot of hardships as first-generation immigrants. To express their gratitude, they...

Mainstream media reaction has become biased, petty and dishonest in the Trump era

In the wake of Attorney General William Barr’s determination that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report exonerated President Trump from allegations of foreign collusion and obstruction of justice, the left-leaning mainstream media in the United...

ASUCR actions on divestment hurt democracy

On April 23, ASUCR passed Senate Resolution 18, which calls upon the UC to remove its financial holdings, or divest, from American companies, such as Caterpillar, that support the alleged human rights abuses conducted...