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Attack of the drones: a violation of rights

Unmanned combat air vehicles (UCAV), known commonly as drones, are arguably the most dangerous technological advancement of the 21st century. The involvement of drones in America’s continued war on terror has resulted in the...

Pump up the palate: bring more food trucks to campus

You have an hour in between lab and lecture, and you’re starving. Orange chicken from Panda Express again? The same cheese pizza from La Fiamma? That authentic sushi roll from Honor Roll? You can...

Write-off: Resist constructively, or get ready for eight years of Trump

American history and American culture are both completely intertwined with protest and rebellion. To protest something that you see as injustice in order to fix that injustice is among one of the most patriotic...

Highlander Write-Off: Who is the greatest basketball player of all time?

Michael Jordan is the definitive greatest basketball player of all time By: Jonathan Fernandez, SSW The greatest basketball player of all time argument has been...

Medical marijuana dispensaries offer jobs, aid to Riverside

Since Proposition 215 passed in 1996, which legalized medical marijuana use in California, there have been debates and friction regarding its implementation at the city, state and federal level. Despite being passed by a...

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,...

Online commencement should be kept serious

Spring quarter has been nothing if not disappointing. Students must be numb from hearing about cancellation after cancellation, including in-person instruction for spring and summer quarters, Spring Splash and business closures. As of April...

Drone strikes have upsides, but veiled by thick smokescreen

The George W. Bush administration first launched America’s secret aerial warfare on Oct. 7, 2001, a month after the tragic devastation of the Twin Towers on Sept. 11. Since then, the drone program has...

Divestment fails to consider long-term opportunities

In December of 2014, members of the United Auto Workers, a union which represents thousands of workers in the UC system, approved a referendum to encourage divestment from companies associated with the Israeli government....

The peace process is the best option for Syria

During an 1879 speech to the Michigan Military Academy, General William Tecumseh Sherman reminded the class of fresh-faced students that “war is hell.” He was in a unique place to know. Sherman had just helped...