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Monday, October 19, 2020

While college may be filled with uncertainty, socializing will help UCR students lasting support...

College is the time for students to find themselves not only academically, but socially. This is difficult when impostor syndrome creeps up while students are trying to make the most of their experience. I...

I will not be a lip service revolutionary

The death of George Floyd and multiple other black people has reignited media coverage of the Black Lives Matter movement. Both traditional and social media have been covering the protests and  riots over this...

Black lives matter and we must reflect this in our actions as well

Hands up, don’t shoot. I can’t breathe. Nine minutes. Simple words but once put into their deadly contexts unleash a world of anger, frustration and most of all, desperation for change.   In 2014, Black Lives...

Janet Napolitano and UC chancellors’ 10% pay cut is simply a symbolic gesture rather...

Toward the end of March, the transition to remote learning left the UC buried under housing contract and dining plans cancellations along with their health centers scrambling to prepare for COVID-19 patients. After being...

Navigating the pandemic as an essential worker, one to-go order at a time

I never would have thought that I would be one of the brave people out serving the community during the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it be working at a grocery store or a small ice...

Entrance exams for institutions were nothing but barriers for low-income students and students of...

“What did you get on the SAT? The ACT? Come on, just tell me.” A question so simple left me utterly helpless, doubting my intelligence and my self-worth. I felt immense shame and guilt...

America’s First Amendment is what sets it apart from the rest of the western...

Neal Boortz, former attorney and popular radio host famously said, “Free speech is meant to protect unpopular speech. Popular speech, by definition, needs no protection.” In the rest of the western world, speech is...

California places of worship must not be allowed to reopen yet, but that shouldn’t...

Whether Californians like it or not, Gov. Gavin Newsom seems committed to slowly reopening the state. As part of this multi-staged reopening, services that are technically considered non-essential, including places of worship, may see...

Time is a luxury only the rich can afford, and it is about time...

“Time is of the essence,” is a statement that was constantly reiterated in my mind growing up. At the time, it was difficult to realize the immediate pressure it held as it was only...

Schools and universities’ move to online learning has negatively impacted our nation’s education as...

  Necessary measures to social distance and self-isolate have forced many students to return home for remote learning; however, the drastic changes to their learning experience have brought about its own set of challenges and...