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Increasing insecurity for Asian-Americans in the Trump era

On Sunday, April 9, an Asian doctor refused to leave an overbooked United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville because he had to see...

Airbnb bans racist host, helping the fight against racism

While the political and social climate of the United States has been in bad shape lately, it doesn’t look like it’s been getting any...

Beyond the Hashtag #BlackLivesMatter: Hashtags don’t start movements

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, two of the three creators of the #BlackLivesMatter movement came to UC Riverside and uplifted the crowd of students and...

Beyond the Hashtag #BlackLivesMatter: Silence is power

Looming over the auditorium in HUB 302, the silence of the crowd emanates feelings of angst and empowerment. Is it a silence of rebellion?...

The Oscars are just the tip of Hollywood’s racist iceberg

The Oscars have come and gone, and with them, an array of questions and controversy regarding race, representation and Chris Rock humor. This awards...

Play Preview: “FOB”

“FOB,” or “Fresh Off the Boat” is a pejorative I’ve heard far too many times at UCR. While it can be used to refer...

Freedom march questions ‘Are we living King’s Dream?’

A crowd of about 35 people attended the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom March and Celebration on Jan. 17 to commemorate the life...

Eddie Huang’s Past, Present and Future

Over a hundred students were ushered into the HUB lounge with turquoise posters in one hand and their Snapchat-ready phones in the other, patiently...

Racially insensitive mascots reinforce negative stereotypes

Coachella Valley High School made national headlines this past month after the high school was asked by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) to change...

Response to Boston marathon bombings reveals deep-seated prejudice

The famous Boston Marathon had a tragic ending on April 15 when two bombs set off panic, deaths, injuries and a tragedy that no...