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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Letter to the Editor: In response to the Highlander’s gas tax editorial

Writer: Kenneth Rosenfield, ’89 MBA UCR Email: Studio.h40@gmail.com In response to the Highlander editorial published on November 20, 2017, entitled, "California must put the brakes on new gas tax," the Highlander has its facts right about...

Letter to the Editor: Champions of Mediocrity

Writer: Daniel Ruppert-Majer, History Major with a European Concentration E-mail: drupp001@ucr.edu A great service to UCR was done on Wednesday, Feb. 15. This service was rendered by ASUCR Elections Director Marcy Kuo in the form of a...

Letter to the Editor: Today chickpeas, tomorrow the world!

Writer: Anonymous I congratulate the student senate on its Wednesday, Feb. 1 vote banning the sale of Sabra hummus!  Thank God the 13 students in the senate took such a brave and consequential step against...

Letter to the Editor: The Audacity of Hope

Daniel Ruppert-Majer, History major with a European concentration Contact: drupp001@ucr.edu The article “Snowflakes melt fast and so will President Obama’s legacy” postulates that “Obama’s presidency was one of the worst this country has seen in a long...

Vote yes on Proposition 54

Writer: Yozaima Escobar E-mail: yesco001@ucr.edu In Sacramento, special interests have a distinct advantage over constituents. The rigged system allows special interests to have almost unchecked access to a legislator’s ear at the expense of Californians. However, this...

Goodbye, Childhood Homes, Goodbye, Family Housing

Editor’s Note: Punctuation in the following letter to the editor has been lightly edited to adhere to AP style guidelines. Heather Andrews-Horton, UCR Alumni, 2014 hrahorton@icloud.com It is with great sorrow that I have learned of the...

Phishing for votes

Writer: Bradley Evans, Electrical Engineering major E-mail: bevan006@ucr.edu This is my first year here as a transfer to UCR, and so it was my very first exposure to the toxic atmosphere surrounding the annual ASUCR elections cycle....

Letter to the Editor: Let’s call it what it is: Mass eviction

Writer: David Chavez, Ph.D Student, Department of History E-mail: dchav014@ucr.edu In the May 9 article,  “Chancellor Wilcox discusses plans for school expansion,” the first steps of the UCR Physical Master Plan revealed as its first act, the...

BSUCR, you’re not fooling anyone

Writer: Anonymous With this year’s round of shameful student government elections finally over, it’s time we took a hard look at ASUCR, the elections process and Kappa Sigma. Oh, my apologies. When they’re running for...

Op-Ed: Party collapse: From national to collegent

Writer: Pasha Stone, Mechanical Engineer Contact: pston001@ucr.edu  In George Washington’s farewell address at The White House, he warned attendees of a dangerous trend growing in our political system, one that would put the pursuit of power...