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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,...

Food trucks are not the cornucopia they pretend to be

Every college student is always on the hunt for delicious, cheap food. But too often these qualities are mutually exclusive. If that slice of pizza didn’t cost you more than $4, then odds are...

Write-off: I weep for America in its time of Trump

The fact that Donald Trump has managed to survive this long in the presidential campaign simply bewilders me. A man who makes enemies of every last group in America (except the subsection of the...

Powdered alcohol spells trouble

Drinking — “Everyone does it!” “Just try it!” “One drink won’t hurt!” Neither will two or maybe three. But once you go one drop over your limit you may find yourself with your arms...

Write-off: Mama mia! Mama mia! Cover songs have got to go

As I was driving home from UCR last Friday, I was unlucky enough to be flipping through the channels on my car radio (most of the stations were on commercial breaks) and happened upon...

Write-off: Riverside needle exchange — just shooting ourselves in the arm

  Riverside has a drug problem. It may not be the most popular subject for the public to talk about, but it is, nevertheless, still there. With this in mind, a Riverside resident, Katie Chamberlain,...

Highlander Write-Off: Which music genre is most effective for commenting on contemporary social issues?

Drawn by Justus Ross Country music is the ideal genre for commenting on social issues giving a voice to sidelined populations By: Evan Ismail,...

Gov. Brown’s proposal and its hidden consequences

It is a sad but true statement that money is what makes things happen when it comes to the education of students and the quality of instruction. With 112 community colleges reporting that revenues...

Write-Off: Aliens – truth or real? or The Highlander Files – the truth is...

Sci-fi writer Arthur Clarke once said, “Two possibilities exist: Either we are alone in the Universe or we are not.” We are not. There’s so much evidence out there pointing to the fact that we...

California is mature enough for powdered alcohol

If people want to drink badly enough, they’ll find a way to drink. That is the simple truth about how alcohol consumption works. It should be no surprise then that since it's easy enough...