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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

2011: The international cry for change

  2011 unveiled a radical shift in the arena of geopolitics. It all started when a Tunisian vegetable vendor, fed up with living in oppression at the hands of his town’s police department, lit himself...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, While we at PETA are glad that writer Jessica Baker is decrying the cruelty of foie gras, please allow me to correct some inaccuracies in her column, “Forget the foie gras unless it’s...

Why calling Donald Trump an illegitimate president hinders our movement against him

We’ve seen it splashed across our computer screens, Instagram feeds and bumper stickers since November: #notmypresident. The slogan corresponds to the sentiment that Donald Trump is not the legitimate president of the United States....

CSULA’s themed housing raises concerns about the future of diversity in universities

Cal State Los Angeles (CSULA) recently generated controversy when it announced the creation of a specific housing option for “those interested in issues concerning the black community.” The move by CSULA follows other California...

Highlander Showdown: Keystone XL Pipeline would’ve created much needed jobs

A few weeks ago the Obama administration announced that they had rejected a previous agreement to begin work on the Keystone Pipeline project. The project was to run from Northeast Canada to Texas and...

Where has all the money gone? The reasons behind the gridlock in Washington

Right now, the public should be shouting at the politicians, “Why can’t we all just get along?” Apparently this is impossible for Democrats and Republicans to do. The budget has once again raised enormous...

Writing cannot be graded by technology

“You are smarter than a calculator,” elementary school teachers often tell their students. “The human mind is a wonderful tool.” But as academic technology improves over the years, the first statement might not remain...

Sanders’ and Clinton’s visits fortify Riverside’s significance in the California primaries

Last Tuesday, Democratic Party presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton held rallies in the Riverside area, the former in downtown Riverside, and the latter on UCR’s campus itself. These visits are a huge...

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...