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President Obama offers free community college

On Jan. 8, President Barack Obama announced a proposal that offers two years of free community college tuition to students who meet certain requirements....

Highlander Newsroom 01/14/15

This week on the Highlander Newsroom, we tackle the issue of paying for a college education. We open with how UCR students are paying...

Why teaching kids how to interact with police will hurt both...

No one can adequately deny that there are often problems with police abuse of power, from intimidation to unlawful searches. In an attempt to...

Letter to the Editor: Tuition Hikes Are Unfair

According to the think tank Demos, $2,100 was the average price of tuition for an academic year when I was in college in the...

Letter to the Editor: Regarding the UC Proposal to Increase Tuition

I fundamentally reject UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposal to increase tuition up to 5% for 5 years. Like countless other UC students, I know...

UC, College Board work to recruit underrepresented students

The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) announced on Oct. 21 that it will begin a collaboration called the “All In” campaign...

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘Affirmative action not needed to...

Is diversity important in higher education? And, if so, what programs and measures foster diversity? For some time now, the idea of affirmative action in...

The fault of science illiteracy is ourselves

Sen. Marco Rubio recently doubled down on his denial that climate change is caused by man. “I do not believe that human activity is...

The plight of nontraditional students in the Inland Empire

I am a third-year transfer student who began my path to a university education at a community college. I know the importance of having...

Is crowdfunded science a viable option for the future?

With the advent of the Internet and its increasingly cheaper costs and user-friendly interfaces, it should come as no surprise that many businesses are...