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Friday, September 21, 2018

Editorial: How RPD’s Bodycams can be a Failure or Success

With President Barack Obama’s Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Pilot Partnership Program planning to purchase 50,000 body cameras at a national level, local law enforcement agencies are currently taking the initiative to utilize this technology. In...

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...

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...

Editorial: The new age of social media protests

It’s been true for a long time that the spread of social media has changed what we do and how we do it. We receive news faster than ever when a new tweet pops...

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...

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...

Editorial: Rick Santorum’s remarks on higher education debunked

It’s no secret that the rising cost of higher education is rapidly making college a luxury that not all Americans can afford.  That’s why President Obama announced last month that his administration would be...

Editorial: The quest for free and accessible research

Now that Heat has concluded, we UCR students are coming down from our Porter Robinson-induced highs and settling back down into the mundane realities of UCR life. For us, this means that it is...

UC Davis administration’s “misstep” leaves them falling flat on their faces

According to a copy of a contract released under the California Public Records Act, UC Davis administration admitted to paying public relations firm Nevins & Associates $175,000 “to create and execute an online branding...

Editorial: Students should have ability to choose commencement speaker

It’s that time of year again—spring quarter is coming to a close and commencement is only a few weeks away. Soon students will sit alongside their peers under the Riverside sun in one of...