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Monday, September 24, 2018

Calls to rate journalists will only further erode trust in media

Following distasteful news coverage of the automaker Tesla’s production troubles and crashes with cars in its AutoPilot program, Tesla CEO Elon Musk attacked “big media companies” on Twitter and announced his plans to create...

Editorial: Parking structure could solve UCR’s parking problems

Attempting to park anywhere at UCR without owning a permit is harder than most students’ midterms, especially if you don’t arrive at campus well before midday. Even with a permit, arriving after noon rules...

Work week cap makes on-campus employment unaffordable

Students are employed all around campus — in dining services, as clerical workers in various campus offices, in the library and as campus tour guides, just to name a few. On-campus jobs are sought...

Editorial: Smartphone privacy regulations in dire need of reform

The smartphone revolution marked a fundamental shift in the ways in which the average consumer communicates and shares information on a day-to-day basis.  One no longer need stay home to reap the benefits of...

Million Student March’s vague demands needs some details

As a national movement, #MillionStudentMarch has declared a call to action against the economical issues that students face during and after their college careers, demanding “tuition-free public college, cancellation of all student debt and...

Editorial: 2012 Referenda endorsements

This week, the Editorial Board will be weighing in on the referenda to be voted on by the UCR student population in the upcoming senatorial elections. ASPB Fee Referendum: This year, ASPB is requesting a $10...

Editorial: Be wary of world events that ultimately affect the UC

This Presidents’ Day, Groupon tried out its humor and released a coupon that portrayed Alexander Hamilton as president of the United States. Ha ha, very funny. But wait: Do you know who Alexander Hamilton...

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...

Gender-neutral bathrooms do not constitute a victory for the transgender community

Governor Jerry Brown recently enacted a bill that will require all single-occupant bathrooms in California to have gender-neutral signage on their door. This bill has already been hailed as a victory by groups supporting...

Wilcox’s Physical Master Plan lurks away from students’ educational needs

Since 2014, Chancellor Kim Wilcox’s Physical Master Plan has been in the works. Previous consultation workshops have been held at the HUB to gather student and faculty opinions for a study guided by the...