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UCSD is justified in bringing the Dalai Lama to their commencement

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama and spiritual leader of Tibet, will be providing the commencement address at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) this year, and given his stature as a prominent...

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...

When fighting a troll, be wary that you not become a troll yourself

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, hundreds of students assembled at UC Berkeley (UCB) to protest a speaking event planned by the school’s chapter of the College Republicans, which was to feature Milo Yiannopoulos, a major...

Trump’s “War on Press” is a signal for more responsible news reporting and active...

President Donald Trump’s political career has been under a great deal of media scrutiny, beginning from when he announced his intention to run for the presidency. Faced with the overwhelming negative coverage of his...

UCR’s e-book program will free students of a major financial burden

Due to the high costs students have to deal with when it comes to purchasing textbooks for their courses (on average, $1,700 per student per academic year), UCR launched the Affordable Course Material Initiative...

Student suicides are not just about school

All over the nation, a startling number of teenagers commit suicide every year. In competitive school districts like Palo Alto, clusters of teen suicides occur at an especially alarming rate. In order to curtail...

The University of California does itself a disservice by outsourcing jobs

The goal of the UC system, per its own mission statement, is to educate Californians in order to benefit the California economy by creating an educated workforce. It comes as a shock, then, that...

UC sanctuary campuses are needed to shield undocumented students

In response to the election of Donald Trump to the presidency, UC President Janet Napolitano promised last November not to comply with federal agencies who may seek to deport undocumented students on UC campuses. This move...

There’s more to gun violence than mass shootings and police killings

On average, 33,000 people are killed every year in the United States by means of firearms. All too often, we hear on the news about mass shootings, or shootings by police, always to public...

Work week cap makes on-campus employment unaffordable

Students are employed all around campus — in dining services, as clerical workers in various campus offices, in the library and as campus tour guides, just to name a few. On-campus jobs are sought...