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Monday, August 21, 2017

Opinions: The year in review, and the year ahead

2016: The very opinionated year An election year is always a good time to be opinionated, especially one as crazy and unpredictable as 2016, when Donald Trump, the guy perhaps previously best known as host...

It’s time we strengthen our approach to preventing sexual assault

Throughout the 2016-2017 school year, there have been several sexual assault incidents on or near the UC Riverside campus. As a result, the need for safety and preventative measures against sexual assault is ever...

Op-Ed: UC Tuition Increase Gets a Failing Grade

January 26, 2017 marked a pivotal moment in the UC system’s history, as the University of California approved a proposal to increase tuition by 2.5 percent, jumping from $11,220 to a new tuition cost...

Tall Tail

R’Perspective: We are not the UC Rejects

Two weeks from commencement and I can’t help but think about my first two weeks on campus. For me, being the only student from my high school‘s graduating class to attend UCR in 2013...

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...