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Monday, November 12, 2018

Subjectivity in recent ICE raids set a dangerous precedent

In the course of one week, 678 people in 12 states were arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents as part of President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration. Immigration enforcement is not...

Letter to the Editor: In response to the Highlander’s gas tax editorial

Writer: Kenneth Rosenfield, ’89 MBA UCR Email: Studio.h40@gmail.com In response to the Highlander editorial published on November 20, 2017, entitled, "California must put the brakes on new gas tax," the Highlander has its facts right about...

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...

Teachers’ walkouts in Oklahoma should inspire more education investment across the US

The recent teachers’ walkout in Oklahoma, which follows a series of teacher protests and walkouts in other states in past months, has highlighted yet another example of how some schools in this country receive...

Editorial: Big-name websites threaten blackout to protest SOPA

There is growing concern among many in the online community that the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a US bill that would give the government power to block websites that violate copyright laws, is...

Rubidoux High School educators need to be aware of their school’s demographics

Six Rubidoux High School educators — social science teacher Geoffrey Greer, art teacher Robin Riggle, science teacher Allen Umbarger, agriculture teacher Rhonda Fuller, science teacher Chuck Baugh and guidance counselor Patricia Crawford — are...

On poverty and privilege within public transportation

As graduation looms closer and job applications become a necessity, I have noticed that almost all job postings require that applicants have their own car. Sometimes this requirement is phrased as “must have access...

United Community of Riverside: Sharing Stories

When I was younger, I’ll be honest — I hated writing. The experience was like pulling teeth from a shark. Level of discomfort: high. Potential for being skewered into a human shish kabob: very,...

Goodbye, Childhood Homes, Goodbye, Family Housing

Editor’s Note: Punctuation in the following letter to the editor has been lightly edited to adhere to AP style guidelines. Heather Andrews-Horton, UCR Alumni, 2014 hrahorton@icloud.com It is with great sorrow that I have learned of the...

R’Perspective: We are not the UC Rejects

Two weeks from commencement and I can’t help but think about my first two weeks on campus. For me, being the only student from my high school‘s graduating class to attend UCR in 2013...