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Monday, September 24, 2018

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...

R’Gear: the changes are welcomed, but spending is not

  Despite controversies with the first R’Gear program, a reformed continuation has been in the works. Noticing a “lack of campus pride” as a first year, 2014-2015 ASUCR President Nafi Karim implemented R’Gear, hoping each...

UC regents must seek greater financial efficiency — not a tuition hike

After a few agonizing days of wondering if they would be squeezed to the tune of $342 in yet another tuition increase, UC students were free to breathe a momentary sigh of relief: On...

The Salton Sea: an opportunity for raising environmental awareness

As California’s drought enters its fourth year, further environmental issues should be more publicized. Whether it's the 12 million trees that have quickly died or the families relying on water bottles for daily necessities,...

Editorial: Dear First-Year Highlander: The Water’s Fine

A student’s first week on campus can be summed up as a sensory overload-induced daze. If it weren’t for some merciful professors’ generous first-day-of-class syllabus review to buffer the summer slog from the quarter...

Editorial: UCR forgets the students in dismissal of Professor Schoepf

"The distinctive mission of the University is to serve society as a center of higher learning, providing long-term societal benefits through transmitting advanced knowledge, discovering new knowledge, and functioning as an active working repository...

Editorial: On Charlie Hebdo

When the editorial board sat down to discuss topics for the editorial this week, we all understood that given its importance to the press and the ideas of free speech, we needed to talk...

UCR must keep solicitors from disrupting the reason students are here: Education

On the walkways surrounding the bell tower, the HUB and other areas on and near campus, leafleters, canvassers and other forms of solicitors frequently set up shop and ask for students’ time, donations, signatures...

Editorial: Ready, set, college: Learn to push your boundaries

October second. It looms. It’s hanging there like an unwanted relative staying at your house too long, reminding you why you don’t live with them in the first place. It’s that annoying dog that...

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...