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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Editorial: Bring KUCR out of the campus wasteland

“Welcome to a new year and a new era in the history of the University of California at Riverside.” These were the words that began the first broadcast ever transmitted by KUCR, UCR’s very own...

Twitch Plays Pokemon: A community-based adventure

If you’re wondering why you’re seeing helixes all over the Internet, there’s a good chance you’ve been living under a dome-shaped rock. The plethora of helixes is due to the popularity of Twitch Plays Pokemon,...

R’ Perspective: Why starvation diets will never work

Being born in a developing country, my parents never put a premium on having a skinny child. In fact, I think having a chubby kid was a source of pride for them. In a...

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...

Editorial: Extend the Thanksgiving holiday

We are now in the eighth week of the fall quarter, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Thanksgiving has always been an awkwardly placed holiday, occurring only on Thursdays with no conveniently placed...

The rise of millennial feminism: Finding a voice in defeat

Hillary Clinton’s victory in the 2016 presidential election would have been a historic moment not just for all Americans, but for women worldwide. Nearly 200 years after the Seneca Falls Convention in New York,...

Write-Off: Self-driving cars take the fun out of driving

With 90 percent of car crashes being attributed to human error, car developers are looking toward self-driving cars as the remedy for vehicular accidents. Even the government supports their development and distribution because, perhaps...

Nostalgia versus modernization: the future of the printed word

There is an indescribable feeling involved when one flips through the beige-colored pages of the printed word. The first time someone reads the black, bolded letters as they let the sheet’s edges crisply glide...

Tall Tail #11

Time-wasting emergency drills, please make your way to the exit

Don’t we all just hate inconveniences? Forgetting your laptop on your way to lecture and having to double back to get it. Someone letting their six friends cut right in front of you in...