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Senior Spotlight: A farewell to UCR but not to the memories

  What seems like years of stu-DYING, sleepless nights and binge-eating that have resulted in weight gain and permanent eyebags are all rewarded at some...

WRITE OFF: In defense of roll call at the college level

With the amount of supplementary materials professors release online as well as the textbook, self-teaching may seem like a better option than showing up...

WRITE OFF: Attendance should not be part of grading criteria

The unengaged student comes in many varieties: napping in the back of the lecture hall, watching “Breaking Bad” under the guise of taking notes...

“Choosing Colleges 101: Rankings aren’t that important”

  College can't be defined by a ranking on some prestigious newspaper's “best colleges” list. The fact that such a large amount of high school seniors...

UCR shows downward trend in U.S. News national college rankings

U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges Guide was released earlier this month, with UCR placing 121st on the list. In 2010, UCR held...

Highlander Newsroom 6/3/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we chat about Margaret Cho, the start of the R'Pantry and homelessness among students and finals week. Be sure...

Editorial: Community colleges can contribute to California’s need for degrees

Community colleges in California have recently received approval to start running pilot programs for four-year degrees. The program will allow for community colleges to...

Video game analysis should be offered in college

“Video games can never be art.” This was a quote by the late, great Roger Ebert on the validity of video games being considered exactly...

Editorial: Obama college rating system will work with some changes

With the Super Bowl over and the people who legally agreed upon deals with friends whereby some would be given money in the event...

Editorial: Three-year programs won’t work when four years doesn’t

One week into winter quarter and the looming threat of tuition increase still hangs over the heads of current and prospective UC students. Four...