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Monday, February 19, 2018

UC sexual assault cases expose university’s apathy toward victims

A scathing report published Feb. 28 by UC Berkeley’s Daily Cal reveals at least 124 cases filed over the past three years involving University of California employees’ violations of the UC sexual violence and...

Editorial: End UCR’s Beer Drought

Do any current UCR students remember the beer gardens at the concert series, or the alcohol that was sold out of the Barn only a few years ago? No? That is likely because of the...

Editorial: Students should welcome C-Center

University officials recently announced their intentions to build an 8,000-seat arena where Bannockburn Village currently resides.  The purpose of the C-Center, as officials are tentatively calling the arena, would be to serve as a...

So-called “gaydar” algorithm’s warnings about privacy will be buried by sensationalism

Dr. Michal Kosinski and Yilun Wang of Stanford University are under fire for a paper published on Sept. 7 that examines the ability of existing facial analysis software to predict the likelihood that someone...

Editorial: Big-name websites threaten blackout to protest SOPA

There is growing concern among many in the online community that the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a US bill that would give the government power to block websites that violate copyright laws, is...

With the Global Rally for Humanity, Comes a Call to Be Conscious

  On October 10 and 11, a national protest called the “Global Rally for Humanity” was to be held in at least 20 cities across the U.S. for the “humanity is attacked daily...

Editorial: Out of money? UC Berkeley goes out-of-state.

What does it mean to be a public university? It’s not just pursuit of knowledge. Although it plays a crucial role, desire of knowledge is something that all colleges seek to foster, be they public...

We’re not just workers, we’re students

  In comparison to other on-campus jobs, a unique benefit that student workers of UCR Dining Services receive is a meal perk, which allows student workers to receive a meal at any campus restaurant. Prior...

Make the UC great again; Trump for UC President

First and foremost, the president of the University of California’s duty is to shape the vision — the mission statement —  for the university system by working with the UC Board of Regents and...

Advance parole will advance undocumented students’ education

There is a little-known law called “advance parole” that allows people who are not documented American citizens to leave the country under certain conditions and return legally. A person filing for advance parole can...