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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Editorial: Affirmative action not needed to improve UC’s diversity

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times — at least, for the University of California, it is. For the 10th consecutive year, the UC has received more applications than ever...

Editorial: Behind the veil of ASUCR

This week students get to have their say over who represents them on the ASUCR Senate. The decisions we make can have huge implications over the way our student fees are allocated, how we’re...

“To ensure a quality education, we need more professors — not administrators”

On October 17, a Los Angeles Time’s article pointed out a questionable trend in the UC system that has been growing more and more evident. Over the past decade, the number of administrators and...

Fine with slowing faculty hiring process, but not with increasing out-of-state enrollment

During a town hall meeting on Feb. 9, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox announced a change in direction to UCR’s Strategic Action Plan, or UCR 2020, which seeks to further and guide the future growth...

The Governator as chancellor will bring UCR back to prominence

On Friday, March 31, much of the media’s attention was centered on the revelation that a strange body-swapping effect had stricken the world, most notably in the case of President Donald Trump taking over...

Voter’s Guide

Prop 51: The Highlander Editorial Board endorses Proposition 51 on the California ballot. Proposition 51 would allow California to issue $9 billion in bonds for physical repairs, construction and upgrades for public K-12 schools and community...

Editorial: Oregon militia men demonstrate right-wing politics and media’s racial bias

As students headed or trudged back (depending on your enthusiasm over winter break ending) to the UCR campus for classes, one of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge’s abandoned federal buildings in Harney County, Oregon...

Editorial: Yale assuages sexual harassment complaints with ‘story time’

At a young age we are taught two rules: Ask for help when in trouble and listen to authority to keep out of trouble. When Alexandra Brodsky was a freshman at Yale University she...

Advance parole will advance undocumented students’ education

There is a little-known law called “advance parole” that allows people who are not documented American citizens to leave the country under certain conditions and return legally. A person filing for advance parole can...

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...