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Sunday, June 13, 2021

Facebook privacy and your professional life

The question of whether or not employers should be able to demand access to information on the private profiles employees create for themselves on Facebook has become an increasingly important issue for our technology-centered...

Declaring Election Day a holiday is one of many ways to improve voting

Well, the elections are over at long last. Regardless of our various reactions to the outcome, we can’t ignore how millions were frustrated by the excruciatingly long lines they endured last Tuesday before they...

Bill Clinton’s scandalous exit means trouble for impeachment today

20 years ago, starting Jan. 9, 1999, and continuing until the beginning of February, the second ever Senate trial of a president of the United States was held, starring former President Bill Clinton. His...

Is a regional police force in Riverside county worth it?

  When anyone starts off in a new city at a new college, they look at the area. Is it safe? Is it secure? We all asked that question about the city surrounding UCR. While...

CIA director gets embarrassed, stirs paranoia in Congress and Americans suffer

  On October 19, 2015, a “13-year-old stoner” by the Twitter tag of @phphax successfully hacked into the private account of Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan. Phphax used a very common but efficient hack...

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...

Editorial: The Highlander’s ASUCR Endorsements

This week, UCR students will choose their future. Elections to select those who will make up the 2014-2015 ASUCR senate are now underway. Over 60 candidates are running for eight positions. Three parties have jockeyed...

Grassroots movements enable ordinary people to make extraordinary change

America was founded on protest and civil disobedience. But few Americans, whether they are politically engaged or cynical about the entire political process, realize that the efforts of grassroots movements are still making huge...

Walmart’s new firearm policies are well-intentioned but do nothing to solve the problem of...

In the wake of the Florida shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead and 14 wounded, Walmart released a statement on Wednesday, Feb. 28 announcing that the age restriction on...

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,...