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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Editorial: Campus space can be made more open and inviting

UCR has recently announced a series of workshops to discuss student feelings toward the overall design of the campus, intending to gauge students’ investment in the layout of the campus, as well as giving...

Rumor versus reality: has crime really ravaged UC Riverside?

Have you ever wondered where crime is the worst? Well, if you are unfamiliar with the college community of Isla Vista (a popular residence for UCSB and Santa Barbara City College students) then you...

‘Do no harm’ should go beyond doctors

Anyone who watches TV the original way, with the seemingly one-to-one ratio of actual programming to commercials, has probably seen commercials advertising the latest prescription medicine. Medical science seems to put out a new...

‘If you want a symbolic gesture’

The American flag is never very far from view for anybody who lives in the United States. From police stations to gas stations, the country’s colors are flown with pride. Conversely, the flag is also...

O say can you see? The debate about the flag is the wrong one...

The country’s attention has once again returned its focus to the act of taking a knee during the national anthem after President Donald Trump’s comments during a rally for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange...

We’re an award-winning newspaper, and we’re talking about clowns

We live in an interesting age, one where the weirdest fads can go viral, for better or worse. The latest of these real-life memes is the clown craze that began a few months ago...

Turkeygate: Defending the Obama girls against slut-shaming

The latest social media scandal, fondly dubbed “Turkeygate” by the media, has hinged on the way that Malia and Sasha Obama are supposed to dress and behave. The two Obama girls were dressed formally...

Letter to the Editor: ASUCR presidential debate

Hello fellow Highlanders! I am writing this letter to the editor because of what I saw that occurred during the Presidential debates last week. As a current ASUCR senator who is NOT running in...

Is there a double standard on birth control?

With the alarming rates of teenage pregnancy in the United States, contraceptives should always be readily available for girls and boys. Unfortunately, unlimited Plan B pill accessibility is not always accepted. Plan B and...