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Friday, September 21, 2018

Editorial: Two sides to the Black Friday coin

With Thanksgiving Break just around the corner, students are eagerly packing their bags and preparing for the last days of classes before freedom is, at least temporarily, achieved. Whether they head home to enjoy...

Editorial: Community colleges can contribute to California’s need for degrees

Community colleges in California have recently received approval to start running pilot programs for four-year degrees. The program will allow for community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees that are not offered by nearby public...

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...

Implementing a gender studies requirement is a misguided effort

    On Wednesday, April 26, ASUCR voted to continue showing support for a previously passed resolution for the establishment of a gender studies requirement, which, if approved by the faculty members of UCR’s academic senate,...

California should follow San Francisco’s lead in weeding out marijuana convictions

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon announced that the city would revisit marijuana-related convictions dating as far back as 1975, due to Proposition 64 legalizing marijuana usage when it was...

An investment in Heat is an investment in student morale

The HUB Governing Board voted on Oct. 17 to make two different recommendations regarding the continuation of the Heat music festival; one of which simply states their support for continuing Heat, and one which...

Closing Early Childhood Services will be a loss for campus community

As of this year, the Early Childhood Services (ECS) at UC Riverside has been running at a deficit of about $1 million dollars. While some solutions have been discussed — reducing staff, increasing class...

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...

Editorial: An open letter to Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey

Dear Mayor Bailey, Congratulations are in order for your mayoral victory last year! We hope you are finding your new office comfortable, and wish you the best of luck in undertaking your new duties. As you...

When fighting a troll, be wary that you not become a troll yourself

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, hundreds of students assembled at UC Berkeley (UCB) to protest a speaking event planned by the school’s chapter of the College Republicans, which was to feature Milo Yiannopoulos, a major...