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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic exposes lawmakers’ coldness toward hungry families

It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic is ravaging the nation’s economy and threatening to plunge tens of millions of Americans into debt and abject poverty. While the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic...

Approving Riverside County supervisors’ request to rescind coronavirus health orders sends misleading message that...

Following California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to begin transferring more decision-making power over the reopening process to local public officials, it is no surprise that Riverside County officials are already debating what steps to...

Conspiracy theory culture is one of the deadliest contributors to the coronavirus

It should come as no surprise that along with the pandemic came many conspiracy theories explaining how it spread so quickly. Perhaps the most dangerous, and arguably deadly theory that has come out of...

Title IX revisions sends message to sexual violence survivors that their voices are unwanted

In 1972, Congress enacted a federal law to prevent sex-based discrimination in schools known as Title IX. Under Title IX, survivors of sexual violence can legally hold their universities accountable for keeping them safe...

Revoking tax exemption status for religious organizations would do more harm than good

Under the United States tax laws, churches are considered public charities. Once filed as a Section 501 organization they are considered a nonprofit and are completely exempt from paying any federal, state, income and...

Horrifying pictures of Kobe Bryant crash by sheriff’s deputies calls for punishment and a...

The death of beloved basketball player Kobe Bryant and his teenage daughter Gianna Bryant was marred with controversy from the beginning. News of the tragic helicopter crash that claimed their lives and the lives...

Use it, don’t lose it: excess US farm produce must be harvested and given...

U.S. grocery stores and food pantries alike can hardly keep their shelves stocked with food as COVID-19 continues to plague the country. Supply lines are bottlenecked for a variety of reasons, most of which...

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...

As COVID-19 rages on, the UC must begin preparing for an online fall 2020

Though thousands of lockdown protestors would like to believe otherwise, the COVID-19 pandemic has so far shown no clear signs of ending anytime soon.  At time of writing, there are over 1,400 coronavirus-related fatalities...

Online commencement should be kept serious

Spring quarter has been nothing if not disappointing. Students must be numb from hearing about cancellation after cancellation, including in-person instruction for spring and summer quarters, Spring Splash and business closures. As of April...