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Sunday, November 18, 2018

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....

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...

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...

Write Off: The must-see hit–the presidential debates

It’s no secret that viewership for the 2016 presidential debates has reached all time highs. In the past, the Republican presidential primary debates averaged about three to four million viewers this early on in...

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,...

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...

Students are at the biggest loss with the new tuition hikes

By now, almost everybody knows about the approval of UC President Janet Napolitano’s plan for up to a 5 percent increase of tuition annually until the 2019-2020 school year. In case it is unknown...

Dank Memes — Bad Luck Brian

Schadenfreude — noun: a feeling of enjoyment that comes from seeing or hearing about the troubles of other people. While not exactly the kindest of character traits, this is the basis for the humor of...

Parties don’t lead to better campaigns

It is Day 10. SIDE has taken back Chung Hall. Vox Populi has advanced with more chalk tags as we struggle for Rivera Library. Butcher paper and painter's tape supplies are low. The parties campaigning...

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...