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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Highlander Write-Off: Are billionaires obligated to donate their wealth to charity?

Billionaire baloney: Bezos’ philanthropy is a meager substitute for real action By: Timothy Hughes, SW Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon and richest man in the world,...

Write off: Ellen DeGeneres’ friendship with George W. Bush

Bush should not be forgiven: Ellen chooses placation over condemnation of evil Timothy Hughes Ellen DeGeneres is well-known for her kind and polite demeanor, witty sense of humor and generosity toward guests on her show. Ellen...

Write Off: Free Speech on Campus

Threats to free speech are real and closer than you might think By Amy Perry, Contributing Writer In response to alleged infringements to free speech on college campuses, the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) are planning...

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...

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...

Interfering with protests means silencing freedom

There’s an inherited right we have as Americans that we take for granted and misuse often: Freedom of speech. We like freedom of speech. This country was founded on the principles of freedom while...

Write-Off: Be pro-grizzly for a better UCR

An ancient proverb from the country of Snoglandia features the grizzly bear as the omnipotent symbol of wisdom. The beautiful, furry creature is probably the most underrated and underappreciated creature in American society. Since...

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...

Write-Off: Trump’s speech to Congress shows optimism for the future of his administration

On Feb. 28, 2017, President Donald J. Trump gave his first speech to the U.S. Congress, one that highlighted his goals for the peace, prosperity and security of all American citizens. Trump renewed many...

Write-Off: Trump’s first speech before Congress shows that things will not improve anytime soon

On Feb. 28, 2017, President Donald Trump gave his first address to a joint session of Congress, delineating and consolidating many of his campaign and executive proposals unrolled in the first hundred days of...