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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Write Off: Viewers are here for the issues, not the candidates

Now that campaigning for the 2016 presidential nominations is well under way, recent reports are suggesting that more viewers are tuning in and following the developments in the 2016 presidential campaign. Given the low...

Away with the Towels, Bring Your Own

A severe unwilling exodus has been occurring out of the Student Recreation Center (SRC) these past couple of months. It is as severe as the dwindling population of whales that it necessitates a hashtag,...

Write-Off: The UN ignores the left’s suppression of free speech

A recent Al Jazeera article published March 30, 2017 cited concerns by United Nations (UN) human rights investigators over recent bills passed by Republican-governed states supposedly limiting free speech by handing down laws to...

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: Why I support Hillary

I have loved and supported Hillary Clinton since 2008. I rallied behind her because she was my first role model: a strong, intelligent, capable woman breaking the glass ceiling in a world dominated by...

The United States should take action against Syria

People agree that violence usually doesn’t solve a problem. But what happens when talk is not enough to solve it? In some situations, a threat of force is necessary to arrive at a conclusion....

Why the tuition hikes are a necessary evil

It seems that despite the best efforts of the student body to protest it, the dreaded tuition hikes will be implemented. Beginning next year, tuition will increase by up to 5 percent each year...

SRC towel program needs refinement, not removal

Whenever anything is complimentary, there will always be some bad apples who abuse their privileges. I remember the signs posted around the Lothian dining halls almost four years ago, asking students to not take...

Write-Off: Give CPR training a chance before assuming it will do no good

Governor Jerry Brown signed a law on September 24th that will mandate all high schools to teach their students how to conduct CPR and become familiar with medical tools like defibrillators. This is amazing....

Write-Off: The symptom not the sickness

Last week’s fiery events at Berkeley ignited a new debate over the drawbacks and downfalls of protesting. Armchair activists, safe behind their keyboards, stick their nose up and declare protests to be a nuisance...