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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Write-Off: Aaron Hernandez’s pay off

Pay Aaron Hernandez, dead or alive Jon Hammond  It’s April 2010, you’re a red-blooded American, so of course you’re watching the NFL Draft. Whether it's at a bar or on your couch, the only requirement is...

Write-Off: Keep Scotty — ditch the grizzly menace

As the “Freaky Friday” phenomenon hit the UC Riverside community over the weekend, it came with it the swapping of our beloved Scotty the Bear mascot with that of a grizzly bear. While the...

R’Perspective: Living with and growing out of anxiety in Latino Union

In 2015, my anxiety levels were at an all-time high. My father was hospitalized in January of that year due to breathing problems that made it difficult for him to sleep comfortably. During his...

Boasting about “diversity” at UCR is not enough — it’s time we practice it

No one will ever have to question whether UCR is a diverse campus. By now, UCR’s high degree of diversity is a cornerstone of its academic reputation and of its campus culture. While this...

Poor TSA protocol led to five deaths

A tragedy struck the Fort Lauderdale Airport when a man who had registered his firearm before boarding a plane bound to Ft. Lauderdale, went to the bathroom after receiving his firearm from the Transportation...

Write Off: James Comey’s firing

James Comey had it coming Christopher Ramos James Comey needed to go. Both Republicans and Democrats had reason to hate Comey within the past year. Democrats hated it when he reopened the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation...

R’Perspective: Club Penguin: The party that everyone was invited to

Having been born during the dot-com bubble, more likely than not, a millennial will refer to media when reflecting on an important moment in their life, such as when they made their first Myspace...

“1984”: A warning, not an instruction manual

There has been a spike in purchases of the George Orwell political dystopian novel, “1984.” Due to the controversy surrounding the president and his executive orders, many believe Trump will bring about the governmental...

Fixing toxic comment sections requires light moderation and guidelines, not censorship

  Everyone who’s visited the internet has seen the ugliness that a website’s comment section can host. Oftentimes, hate, slander and generally ignorant comment threads will bury genuine, insightful and civil discussion, leaving readers frustrated...

It’s not a huge deal if a change of majors forces you to become...

I think we can all agree that college is a difficult and stressful time in our lives, and for good reason, as it’s a highly challenging environment meant at refining us as thinkers and...