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Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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The credit card badge

A little history about the Girl Scouts of America: They formed during the progressive era of 1912 in order to help young women develop a sense of self and ambition. The first troop did...

Homesick

Subjectivity in recent ICE raids set a dangerous precedent

In the course of one week, 678 people in 12 states were arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents as part of President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration. Immigration enforcement is not...

Foreign languages, jus sanguinis and American xenophobia

While American society claims to be proud of its multicultural heritage, in reality it probably unnerves many Americans. Donald Trump's rise as the 45th United States president certainly highlights this clear inability to accept...

R’Perspective: I’m sorry, animals, but you are too tasty not to eat

I grew up in a family that was rooted in a crossroad of white, Mexican and native attitudes toward food: We left no food on our plates, we never threw away food unless it...

How to Study

R’Perspective: Is it really only rabbit food?

It all started in the summer of 2016 after I had eaten a very large serving of four-cheese lasagna. The nauseous feeling that overtook me had me wondering, what would it be like to...

Haze

Measure Z should focus on Riverside’s youth and city sustainability

Beginning April 1, 2017, a 1 percent sales tax will be added to purchases made in Riverside, which is estimated to create over $200 million for the city over the course of five years....

R’Perspective: Become a vegetarian, the planet will thank you

“Well, you know, she is a vegetarian,” my mother tells the nurse. It’s 2 a.m. and she’s dragged me to urgent care after a number of hot and dizzy spells. After the doctor determines...