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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

“No” to ill-gotten money, “Yes” to divestment

You are sitting in your world history lecture hall and learn of past events involving people from years gone by and events on lands far away, all while history is unfolding in front of...

Divestment fails to consider long-term opportunities

In December of 2014, members of the United Auto Workers, a union which represents thousands of workers in the UC system, approved a referendum to encourage divestment from companies associated with the Israeli government....

Students are at the biggest loss with the new tuition hikes

By now, almost everybody knows about the approval of UC President Janet Napolitano’s plan for up to a 5 percent increase of tuition annually until the 2019-2020 school year. In case it is unknown...

Why the tuition hikes are a necessary evil

It seems that despite the best efforts of the student body to protest it, the dreaded tuition hikes will be implemented. Beginning next year, tuition will increase by up to 5 percent each year...

Powdered alcohol spells trouble

Drinking — “Everyone does it!” “Just try it!” “One drink won’t hurt!” Neither will two or maybe three. But once you go one drop over your limit you may find yourself with your arms...

California is mature enough for powdered alcohol

If people want to drink badly enough, they’ll find a way to drink. That is the simple truth about how alcohol consumption works. It should be no surprise then that since it's easy enough...

Parties campaigning the right way

With the UCR campus being covered in posters and flyers distributed by the hundreds these recent months, it is apparent that the ASUCR elections season is in full swing. In an effort to accomplish...

Parties don’t lead to better campaigns

It is Day 10. SIDE has taken back Chung Hall. Vox Populi has advanced with more chalk tags as we struggle for Rivera Library. Butcher paper and painter's tape supplies are low. The parties campaigning...

Pronounce it like the peanut butter

"Hey, did you see that GIF of that cat dunking on Reddit?" "I'm sorry. Did you say 'gif?’ as in 'gift?’ Isn't it pronounced 'jif?’" Cue the awkward stares. Here at the Highlander office, the editorial board...

Jif is peanut butter, and peanut butter only

“Come see this Jif!” my friend yelled from the other room. Confused as to why exactly I would be interested in seeing a jar of peanut butter, I briskly walked in to see what was...