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Preparing to enter the job market during the coronavirus recession

I sat in a Zoom lecture when suddenly an email notification flashed across my screen. It read “ESPN Next - Status Update.” I immediately minimized the lecture screen and clicked my way to the...

COVID-19 is depriving me of housing

As a university student in America when COVID-19 struck, my mind was elsewhere. It was nearing finals week and the end of a rough winter quarter, all...

Graduation in a time of uncertainty

Empty chairs before the Clemson graduation Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Spring quarter is a thrilling time for any college student, but it is especially thrilling for students who...

UCR is being far too callous to their students, particularly student workers

Archives /HIGHLANDER Coronavirus has rocked the world. Everyday we are updated constantly on statistics, addresses from officials and our employers. But people shouldn’t forget that the...

An Ode of Positivity to the Graduating Class

When we begin a new chapter in life there is always trepidation about how we intend to fill all the new space. After all, everyone’s destiny is vested in their own hands. That reality...

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...

R’Perspective: The struggle of voting with a religious conscience

From a time before I can remember, I’ve been a Catholic. I was baptized very young, and consequently have been going to church and learning about that faith for more or less my entire...

Letters to troops: Imparting thanks to servicemen and women

By: Janine Lano and Edward Dave Dear Troops, Veteran’s Day isn’t just a holiday celebrated so people can have a three-day weekend. While it is a plus, the real reason it’s celebrated is to commemorate the sacrifices...

R’Perspective: #MeToo: A movement of visibility needed for change

As I reviewed my notes for the forthcoming high school Model United Nations conference in a seat by the sliding doors of the 12:30 p.m. BART train, I jerked my head up as an...

It’s not a huge deal if a change of majors forces you to become...

I think we can all agree that college is a difficult and stressful time in our lives, and for good reason, as it’s a highly challenging environment meant at refining us as thinkers and...