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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Why unsecure e-waste presents a problem we can’t ignore

For all the joys and conveniences that technology brings us, it all comes with one hell of a danger: Security and privacy. We all know about using firewalls and security software to protect our...

Op-Ed: In defense of student employee benefits

Writer: Hayden Jackson, Political Science, ‘18 Email:hayden.jackson@email.ucr.edu I love my job here at UCR. I really do.I am a student first and an employee second when my boss is writing the schedule, and this is...

Humanities and STEM make strange but necessary bedfellows

"Oh, you're an English major? That's interesting." An assuring nod, a brief pause. "So, what are you planning to do with that? I'm often inclined to wince whenever I hear this question posited before me,...

R’Perspective: A Swim to the C

Early one Saturday morning, I woke up and prepared for one of the most iconic activities available to a UCR student: a swim to the C. Every UCR student knows this swim is as...

Editorial: Colleges overestimate the importance of rankings

The real-world value of college rankings has long been disputed amongst the individuals and institutions they affect.  Some claim that rankings oversimplify the very complicated process of evaluating a school’s net worth, while others...

Editorial: 16-unit cap traps students in a five-year university

Now that the course offerings for fall have been posted online, the scramble for classes has begun. In the quarterly ritual of class selection, students weigh class times, breadth and major requirements, difficulty and...

Write-off: Resist constructively, or get ready for eight years of Trump

American history and American culture are both completely intertwined with protest and rebellion. To protest something that you see as injustice in order to fix that injustice is among one of the most patriotic...

Letter to the Editor: Je Suis Disappointed

With Islamophobia continuing to rise, the recent attack on Charlie Hebdo did no favors for Muslims anywhere. However, let’s take a moment to step back from both sides of the situation, and examine the...