Arts and Entertainment Year in Review

Arts and Entertainment Year in Review

It’s been another huge year for A&E in Riverside this year. From the huge and laugh-out-loud success of “Spamalot” to the thrill of seeing 21-year-old Chance the Rapper perform at UCR’s HEAT concert (which actually happened!), the bar was set […]

Haute Hax: Overcoming the struggle of shopping on a budget

Haute Hax: Overcoming the struggle of shopping on a budget

Being a college student can get pretty expensive. Even with our attempts to volunteer for extra shifts at our part-time jobs or limit how much we eat out, college students still manage to be broke. Our tendency of owning sad-looking […]

Juan Felipe Herrera named U.S. Poet Laureate

Juan Felipe Herrera named U.S. Poet Laureate

Juan Felipe Herrera, a former UCR creative writing professor, has been named the United States Poet Laureate for 2015. During the two-year tenure as Poet Laureate, Herrera will serve as the nation’s official poet and seek to encourage the reading […]

Pictured above is Janet Lucas who was hired on an interim basis in 2014 (Archive/HIGHLANDER)

Long Story, Short: The grueling search for UCR’s Athletic Director

As was captured in our “Year in Review,” the 2014-15 season for UC Riverside sports was a unique mixture of disappointment and failure, as well as unprecedented success. When further brought to light, it can be said that the collective […]

Editorial: “How Hummus Revealed UCR’s Need For Efficient Administration”

Editorial: “How Hummus Revealed UCR’s Need For Efficient Administration”

This past May, UCR administration was faced with deciding whether or not to remove Sabra brand hummus from its convenience store shelves due to a letter written by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) to Dining Services. Concerned with Sabra’s […]

UCR graduate student nominated as UC Student Regent

UCR graduate student nominated as UC Student Regent

Graduate student Marcela Ramirez has been nominated for the position of UC student regent for the 2016-2017 school year. Ramirez, who is studying higher education administration and policy, will be the 42nd student regent if appointed by the UC Board […]

Administration allegedly intervened in elections

Administration allegedly intervened in elections

After a month filled with a laptopping scandal, the controversial removal of two justices, censure of two ECAB officials and allegations of bias by the elections committee, ASUCR  — under the alleged pressure of administration — has allowed the elected […]