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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Editorial: The media’s unconscionable portrayal of sex as a transaction

Reclining on a bed clad in a black sequin dress, a woman pulls black stockings over her feet as the camera gives an ample shot of her brown thigh. Giving a sultry look to...

Editorial: UCPD and Riverside must do more to stem campus violence

We students have gotten somewhat accustomed to the idea that Riverside isn’t the safest place after dark. Once the clock chimes four, many of us run out to our cars in Lot 30 or...

Editorial: The perils of online courses and how to avoid them

As Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his new budget for the state of California, which miraculously contains an $851 million surplus, University of California students waited anxiously to see if it addresses our needs. Fortunately,...

Editorial: Lies, deception and betrayal: The fall of Lance Armstrong

We believed in Lance Armstrong. When trace amounts of corticosteroids, banned during cycling competitions, were found on the way to his 1999 Tour de France victory, we believed his line that they were merely used...

Editorial: An open letter to Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey

Dear Mayor Bailey, Congratulations are in order for your mayoral victory last year! We hope you are finding your new office comfortable, and wish you the best of luck in undertaking your new duties. As you...

Editorial: An open letter to Chancellor Jane Conoley

Dear Chancellor Conoley, We at the Highlander would like to warmly welcome you to the University of California, Riverside. Adjusting from the cool seaside breezes of Santa Barbara to the dry Santa Ana gusts of...

Editorial: Seeking a purpose for the end of the world

Now that December has announced its arrival with dark, cloudy skies, chilling rain and waning sunlight, Winter Break is only a few final exams away. This means that this issue of the Highlander will...

Editorial: It’s just stuff: Keep Black Friday on Friday

Every year, in the early morning hours of the day after Thanksgiving, a ritual occurs where millions of shoppers gather impatiently outside large retailers, attempting to take advantage of special deals. Some camp out...

Editorial: Extend the Thanksgiving holiday

We are now in the eighth week of the fall quarter, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Thanksgiving has always been an awkwardly placed holiday, occurring only on Thursdays with no conveniently placed...

Editorial: Movember: A call to action

The month of November has a variety of meanings for people. For some, it is the unofficial beginning of Riverside’s rainy season, when the Santa Ana winds pick up and rip papers away from...