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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

“New UCR-RUSD-RCC partnership needed step toward better STEM education”

On September 8, Chancellor Kim Wilcox, Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) Superintendent David Hansen and Riverside City College (RCC) President Wolde-Ab Issac signed an agreement to form a partnership to broaden the educational horizons...

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...

UCR’s “Cool School” ranking paves the way for future sustainability projects

UCR recently placed 27th out of 201 universities in the Sierra Club’s “Cool School” ranking system. This ranking scores each participating university on sustainability, giving points for factors such as the degree of divestment...

O say can you see? The debate about the flag is the wrong one...

The country’s attention has once again returned its focus to the act of taking a knee during the national anthem after President Donald Trump’s comments during a rally for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange...

Don’t feed the trolls by the Bell Tower

Last week, a noteworthy sight on campus was a group of religious extremists armed with signs at the Bell Tower vehemently condemning homosexuality, abortion and even yoga pants as sins. Most students usually ignored...

Editorial: Fall 2014: Gone but not forgotten

The last week of classes is finally here. For first-years, the anticipation is new, a feeling of excitement mixed with nervous energy as the last day of finals draws inexorably closer. Other students who...

New UC financial aid policy means that student athletes will not be played

Last week, a UC panel approved a new policy that would guarantee financial aid to student athletes at Division I schools in the event of a career-ending injury. Previously, only UCLA and UC Berkeley...

Editorial: Private funding only part of a long-term solution

Here we are, back again from another winter break and about to begin another quarter. While the schoolwork went on a two-week hiatus, the rest of the world continued to turn, and while everyone...

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...

New California laws are a women’s rights victory

Two recent California laws are playing a major role in expanding women's rights. The first, which significantly eases access to birth control pills, was passed in 2013 and finally activated last Friday after years...