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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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...

R’Perspective: Thanksgiving: Expectations vs. reality

Every Thanksgiving special on TV has one staple: The family dinner.  And while TV programs show that family dinners can be awkward due to untold secrets and hatred within the family, it does not...

UCR students don’t seize destiny, but hunker down instead

Before I attended UCR, my companions told me the city of Riverside was just okay, but the school was great. Naturally, when starting school in the fall, there was a preconceived resentment toward the...

Why Regent Pattiz needs to resign from the UC Board of Regents

2016 was not the best year for the University of California’s public relations department, as each week seemed to release a new controversy surrounding the administrative transparency and accessibility of the 10 campuses. From...

Death on the November ballot

In November, California voters will consider a ballot measure titled the “Savings, Accountability, and Full Enforcement for California Act,” also referred to as the SAFE California Act.  This measure places a ban on the...