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Legislators are swayed by the luxurious life provided by corporations

The California legislature has adapted to a “you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours” mentality over the years. Just in 2012, there have been...

Gov. Brown’s proposal and its hidden consequences

It is a sad but true statement that money is what makes things happen when it comes to the education of students and the...

Gov. Brown’s proposal to change community college funding for the better

When have you gone to a restaurant and had to pay before you even got to taste your meal? You don’t show up to...

Let’s legalize marijuana, but not now

Laws that allow the medical use of marijuana have expanded to include 18 states, including California. And two states—Washington and Colorado—have now taken the...

Governor Brown’s budget surplus forgets about the students

Just last academic year, UC Riverside admitted 5,266 transfer students and the entire UC system admitted 48,662 students. For every UC school over 90...

Hope on the horizon for the undocumented dreamer

There are an estimated 11.1 million undocumented immigrants currently residing in the United States. They have made significant sacrifices, risked their lives crossing borders,...

A possibility for ‘Idiocracy’ to come to life: a result of...

There were two choices: attend a four-year college straight out of high school or spend my first two years at a local community college....

No on prop 29: cancer research is noble cause, but taxing...

One of the cardinal rules of politics: when a campaign slogan breezily declares that “The Choice is Simple,” you can be absolutely sure that...

Interview with Juan Felipe Hererra

Managing Editor Kevin Keckeisen sat down with Professor Juan Felipe Herrera on Wednesday, May 2, to discuss his recent appointment as California poet laureate,...

UC experiences surge in out-of-state admissions

As revealed by the UC Office of the President on Feb. 27, a record total of 80,289 students were offered admission to the University...