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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

College education for prisoners

Since the 1990s, prison education programs started getting shut down due to federal and state legislators cutting funds. So, the college degrees awarded to inmates went from 1,078 in 1991 to 141 in 2004....

What Mexico Can Learn From Venezuela in Upcoming Elections

Times are changing and they are changing fast. Emerging leaders invoke nostalgic memories of what the world used to look like and draw attention to each respective country’s “glory days”. Candidates and executives such...

Actions speak louder than words

Our nation is forward thinking, focused on matters immediate to our circumstances. We have been tested by slavery, war, civil rights and the Great Depression.  We have pushed through adversity addressing socioeconomic injustice, a...

A surprising win for the elephants

The presidential debate drinking game: ever heard of it? I wouldn’t be surprised if most of the college students have, and while I am not saying I participated, I can only say it was...

Letter to the Editor: In response to the May 27 article entitled, “Comedy Apocalypse...

Some comments on the Comedy Apocalypse 11 Highlander (May 27, 2014) review: First, the author states, “Last quarter’s Comedy Apocalypse X proved that the Barn wasn’t about to follow up on bad comedic night with...

“The library — keeping the heart of the city alive”

  I’ve always been a major fan of libraries. I have three library cards in my name, if you count the UCR ID as one, and the oldest is at least 10 years old. It...

Letter to the Editor: ASUCR Leaders Endorse a Yes Vote for CALPIRG

We are writing in response to last week's article "ASUCR Senate: CALPIRG Referendum Cause Debate." As ASUCR leaders and other student group leaders, there is no debate - we strongly support a YES VOTE...

Sanders’ and Clinton’s visits fortify Riverside’s significance in the California primaries

Last Tuesday, Democratic Party presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton held rallies in the Riverside area, the former in downtown Riverside, and the latter on UCR’s campus itself. These visits are a huge...