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Monday, September 28, 2020

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: What matters more, the lives of drug addicts or the drug problem?

  Just a few weeks ago, my friends and I had a case of the midnight munchies; with all other fast food establishments closed down for the night, we decided to go to the 24...

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,...

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,...

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...

The disgusting story of the pot ballot

This June, people in Riverside will be able to vote on the Riverside Medical Marijuana Restriction and Limitation Act. This initiative made its way onto the ballot because of the efforts of medical marijuana...

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...

“No” to ill-gotten money, “Yes” to divestment

You are sitting in your world history lecture hall and learn of past events involving people from years gone by and events on lands far away, all while history is unfolding in front of...

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....

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...