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Mark Takano re-elected to U.S. House of Representatives

The incumbent for the 41st District Mark Takano has been re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Takano, a Democrat, won over challenger Doug...

Kamala Harris earns historic seat on U.S. senate

California voters made a historic vote on Tuesday, electing the state’s first new U.S. senator in 24 years and the first black politician to...

“13TH” offers harrowing tale of oppression

“13th” tells the harrowing tale of modern day slavery in America’s prison industry. From the beginning, powerful imagery traces the roots of inequality back...

Fils du Sheol: Anouar Benmalek on memory, violence and fiction

Anouar Benmalek is not a very famous name in the United States. For most people on this side of the Atlantic Ocean, the name...

Funny or Die’s Jokes for Votes uses comedy to make young...

Jokes for Votes has become the first-ever comedy-laced voter registration tour in the world, being put on by Funny or Die, a comedy TV...

Editorial: Oregon militia men demonstrate right-wing politics and media’s racial bias

As students headed or trudged back (depending on your enthusiasm over winter break ending) to the UCR campus for classes, one of the Malheur...

Write Off: Viewers are here for the issues, not the candidates

Now that campaigning for the 2016 presidential nominations is well under way, recent reports are suggesting that more viewers are tuning in and following...

‘If you can’t say something nice…’

“…don’t say anything at all.” It seems that Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez of California forgot this classic bit of motherly wisdom. At a Democratic...

Highlander Newsroom 01/28/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we talk about the plans for a new commuter and transfer student lounge on campus, criticize people's food...

Can we stop writing laws so ineffectually they become useless?

Two years ago, Californians overwhelmingly voted Proposition 35, the Californians Against Sexual Exploitation (CASE) Act, into law, but the Ninth Circuit of Appeals on...