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Friday, May 29, 2020

Campus Cope: staggered sleep schedules and how to reestablish them

The COVID-19 pandemic is still alive and well and many people are continuing to acclimate to the many changes our nation faces. The imposition of social distancing, self-isolation and the rising unemployment rate has...

The first of its creative kind: ASPB hosts UCR’s first Virtual Arts Walk

    For the past two years I have attended UCR, I never had enough time to go see the Arts Walk. It was always school, work or general life issues keeping me from experiencing the...

Feature Fiction: Hope

Tim sat at his desk doing nothing. The sun rises and sets, flowers bloom and wither, storms rage and subside — and just as assuredly, Tim remains unaccomplished. As for the sun, it shone...

Q&A: From Meadowsweets to Zinnias

The Highlander reached out to past writers for “Feature Fiction” to find out more about the creative machinations of their works. We conducted a Q&A with the newly hired Assistant Features Editor Alexandria Esteban,...

Under the Kilt: One step toward gratitude

It can be difficult to stay positive during this global pandemic as families hustle to find unemployment insurance benefits, college students struggle to get used to the online platforms that now make up their...

Campus Cope: Tips on staying productive during quarantine

As a month of government-mandated time at home passes by, we have had plenty of time to adjust to remote learning. But while online classes have their perks, I have found that working at...

Under the Kilt: reflections of a recluse

Martin Lopez / Highlander Reserved, quiet, introverted; however you paint it, there’s the handful of us that can go through the day kept away from the world. Armed...

Feature Fiction: From Meadowsweets to Zinnias

Courtesy of Pexels I’ve lived in this house for 35 years. I know the thick, buttery smell the kitchen radiates when Analise, our personal chef, is busy preparing...

Campus Cope: navigating the virtual school environment

Courtesy of Pexels There’s much adjusting to be done as the academic landscape turns virtual. Traffic on the freeway and finding a seat are foregone as a student’s...

Under the Kilt: dealing with a breakup during a pandemic

Courtesy of Pexels Breakups are already tough, but they may be even harder when you’re in the middle of a global pandemic. Feelings are running high; not only...