Graphic by Andrew Golden

Transfer Commuter Lounge to open at HUB this quarter

A new lounge designated for transfer and commuter students is finally set to open by the end of the quarter at the HUB after sitting vacant for more than a year. The lounge will be located in the former space […]

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United Community of Riverside: He shall from time to time…

I have a confession to make: I love the State of the Union Address. I still own ancient VCR technology and have recorded every address for the past 10 years, and plan on continuing until video cassettes stop existing or […]

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Mortdecai: At least it isn’t a Burton/Depp Movie

Remember when Johnny Depp used to be cool? I do, back in the magical time known as the late ‘90s that we all view with the rose-tinted lenses of nostalgia. I remember, living in my mom’s small apartment in downtown […]

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The college kitchen

I stood outside the doorway of what appeared to be a nondescript classroom in the late afternoon sun of Wednesday, Jan. 22. Situated in a far-off corner of the new Student Recreation Center, I waited with a handful of other […]


Women’s basketball wins two straight vs. UCSB, Cal Poly

January 22, 2015 Highlanders 89 – Gauchos 74 After a disappointing previous week of two straight losses on the road, the UC Riverside women’s basketball team hoped that a two-game homestand in the friendly confines of the Student Recreation Center […]

Highlander Newsroom 01/21/15

Highlander Newsroom 01/21/15

This week on the Highlander Newsroom, we discuss UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposal to tie coaches’ bonuses to student-athletes’ academic performance, ways to simplify the 108-question FAFSA, and ways to avoid paying for textbooks (both legal and semi legal). Be […]


College Panhellenic Association to add one more chapter

More Greek letters are expected to blanket Pierce Lawn after UCR’s College Panhellenic Association (CPA), representing six single-gendered sororities, voted to add another chapter for the first time in over two decades. After six months of combing through sorority applications, […]


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