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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump’s “America First” budget neglects veterans

A significant aspect of President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint is its emphasis on improving our military’s defense at the cost of environmental, artistic and other programs that do not fit his “Hard Power” stance....

R’Perspective: How proactivity and humility determine what true success is

As graduation draws near and senioritis kicks in, I have realized that being proactive is perhaps the most important trait to gain from college. Sometimes this is phrased on job applications as “must be...

R’Perspective: Living with and growing out of anxiety in Latino Union

In 2015, my anxiety levels were at an all-time high. My father was hospitalized in January of that year due to breathing problems that made it difficult for him to sleep comfortably. During his...

R’Perspective: The positive returns of being active in college

With the majority of my peers in high school relocating to the midwest or east coast after graduation, I felt ashamed to admit that I was attending a university that was a mere 45...

Implementing a gender studies requirement is a misguided effort

    On Wednesday, April 26, ASUCR voted to continue showing support for a previously passed resolution for the establishment of a gender studies requirement, which, if approved by the faculty members of UCR’s academic senate,...

Write Off: James Comey’s firing

James Comey had it coming Christopher Ramos James Comey needed to go. Both Republicans and Democrats had reason to hate Comey within the past year. Democrats hated it when he reopened the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation...

Don’t feed the trolls by the Bell Tower

Last week, a noteworthy sight on campus was a group of religious extremists armed with signs at the Bell Tower vehemently condemning homosexuality, abortion and even yoga pants as sins. Most students usually ignored...

Trump’s health care plan can only result in disaster

Since the beginning of Donald Trump’s election campaign, repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, has been one of his main objectives. Therefore, in light of Trump’s official selection as the...

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