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Monday, September 24, 2018

Let the smoke clear and the cessation begin

UC President Mark G. Yudof has directed all 10 UC Chancellors to form committees for the purpose of making the UCs smoke-free campuses within the next 24 months. His directive is aimed at removing...

Editorial: Student-Regent relations can be fixed with better communication

Everybody within arm’s reach of college knows about the issues surrounding the looming increase of UC tuition. The administration is trying its best to make everybody happy and still keep the UC in the...

Supreme Court to rule on Arizona immigration law

Following final arguments this month, the Supreme Court is expected to release its decision regarding the constitutionality of Arizona’s immigration law; the ruling will come in late June, at the height of the presidential...

A bit is a bit: Net neutrality and the open Internet

Over the past few years, a great increase in notable Internet-related legislation has come into Congress. Some notable bills have been SOPA and PIPA. But what is now on the legislative docket is the...

The discreet charm of the “stupid party”

During this year’s CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) last March, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, billed as the savior of the Republican Party by Time Magazine, spoke candidly in response to liberals’ popular assessment that...

Liar, liar: Jobs, education and the economy

As the political issues come into focus leading up to the presidential election, public education and jobs are becoming increasingly important to students across the nation.  Students can no longer afford to accept claims...

Despite graffiti and trash, leave the Big C alone

Recently, Dr. Marek Chrobak of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering launched a petition to remove the Big C from the side of Box Springs Mountain, due to the broken bottles, graffiti and...

Interfering with protests means silencing freedom

There’s an inherited right we have as Americans that we take for granted and misuse often: Freedom of speech. We like freedom of speech. This country was founded on the principles of freedom while...

R’Perspective: The Weight of Memory

What a mixed year 2014 was. There were a lot of ups and downs on a global scale … almost too many to count. 2014 was the year that mankind landed a spacecraft on...

Editorial: “Stand your ground” laws encourage vigilantism

It is not yet clear why George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year old on the way back from a local convenience store in Sanford, Florida on Feb. 26.   What is...