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Thursday, November 15, 2018

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...

“1984”: A warning, not an instruction manual

There has been a spike in purchases of the George Orwell political dystopian novel, “1984.” Due to the controversy surrounding the president and his executive orders, many believe Trump will bring about the governmental...

WSJ vs. PewDiePie: The old media vs. the new

On February 13, 2017, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published a compilation video which revealed that Disney’s Maker Studios decided to end their partnership with mega-YouTuber, Felix Kjellberg (more widely known as “PewDiePie”), after...

R’Perspective: From humble beginnings to new challenges — reflecting on my college career

College is the best way to humble someone. I found that out the hard way upon my arrival. I wasn’t dripping in arrogance or anything, but I underestimated the leap that college is from...

Interfering with protests means silencing freedom

There’s an inherited right we have as Americans that we take for granted and misuse often: Freedom of speech. We like freedom of speech. This country was founded on the principles of freedom while...

Tall Tail #12

The cause and solution of school violence, and how we can end the cycle...

When it happens, you don’t even realize it. Just a brief, surreal moment that could turn out to be a dream. You couldn’t see the horror coming. A booming sound comes from down the...

R’Gear is a waste of students’ money and must be discontinued

R’Gear, when it began in February of 2015, was penned as an initiative to raise school spirit by distributing supposedly “free” UCR sweatshirts and crewnecks (pre-paid for, naturally, by a portion of student fees),...

UC free speech center’s inaugural group must protect 1st Amendment

Perhaps free speech isn’t in a crisis but it is certainly in limbo — especially at California’s public universities. In the past year we have witnessed student and community-led uproar around the respective appearances...