ASUCR Special Elections recalls controversies

ASUCR Special Elections recalls controversies

The new ASUCR elected senate held a public meeting regarding the appointment of the vice president of finance and president pro-tempore, with the votes being made through a closed ballot. During the meeting, issues regarding alleged biases towards candidates were […]

Transfer Commuter Lounge opens

Transfer Commuter Lounge opens

UCR held a grand opening for the Transfer and Commuter lounge at the HUB on Wednesday, May 20. Over 100 students attended the event hosted by the ASUCR Transfer & Nontraditional Student Task Force, which organizes events and programs for […]

Workers and students unite in call for workers’ rights

Workers and students unite in call for workers’ rights

About 25 UCR workers and students gathered last Tuesday to march across campus in protest of UCR’s alleged unfair labor practices, including low wages, laying off employees and outsourcing jobs. The demonstration, organized by AFSCME 3299, the UC’s largest union, […]

Softball gathers around Coach Garza after a win Vincent Ta/HIGHLANDER

Softball’s record-breaking season creates a new standard for UCR sports

Rome wasn’t built in one day. Like many cliches, I found the meaning of this phrase to be often lost in its frequent use. And it wasn’t until I met the UC Riverside softball team that I discovered the true […]

“If you can’t say something nice…”

“If you can’t say something nice…”

“…don’t say anything at all.” It seems that Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez of California forgot this classic bit of motherly wisdom. At a Democratic Party convention in Anaheim last Sunday, during which she addressed a group of Indian Americans, the […]

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Saturation Fest: Celebration of a City

Introduction: A Call to the Arts Ask a UCR student what they think represents a festival or a concert, and chances are they’ll conjure up hip-hop and EDM artists providing the beats for bodies to grind together in mosh pits […]

An evening with The Buried Life

An evening with The Buried Life

Being told to follow your dreams may tread into cliche territory at times, but Duncan Penn and Dave Lingwood, half of the cast from the television show “The Buried Life,” which also included Jonnie Penn and Ben Nemtin, came to […]