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Friday, November 16, 2018

Why calling Donald Trump an illegitimate president hinders our movement against him

We’ve seen it splashed across our computer screens, Instagram feeds and bumper stickers since November: #notmypresident. The slogan corresponds to the sentiment that Donald Trump is not the legitimate president of the United States....

No on Prop 32: a conservative control of campaign contributions

When I first sat down and read about Proposition 32 I wondered why so many people were telling me to vote no on it. It bans both union and corporate contributions to state and...

Editorial: Private funding only part of a long-term solution

Here we are, back again from another winter break and about to begin another quarter. While the schoolwork went on a two-week hiatus, the rest of the world continued to turn, and while everyone...

Facebook’s new legacy contact: More than a way to maintain a selfie

Last week, Facebook reminded me that my time on this swell Earth is short with the social network's recent update — the legacy contact. Now, imagine this unfortunate scenario: You just died. As a...

Editorial: It’s just stuff: Keep Black Friday on Friday

Every year, in the early morning hours of the day after Thanksgiving, a ritual occurs where millions of shoppers gather impatiently outside large retailers, attempting to take advantage of special deals. Some camp out...

A letter to Berkeley: let students recommend themselves

  Dear University of California, Berkeley, We understand. You are special. Everyone wants you, and considering the large volume of applicants you receive each year, I am sure it is difficult distinguishing one amazing student from...

Editorial: Chancellor White a loss for UCR, but greater gain for California

Come December, Chancellor Timothy White will leave our university to assume his new role as chancellor of the California State University system. His impending departure has come as a shock to students, faculty and...

Is crowdfunded science a viable option for the future?

With the advent of the Internet and its increasingly cheaper costs and user-friendly interfaces, it should come as no surprise that many businesses are allowing the consumer the ability to influence the directions some...

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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...