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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Roasting Water is aesthetically pleasing but fails to match up to local competition

Overall Satisfaction Scale: Drinks 6/10 Ambience 6.5/10 Price $4-5 per drink   In September 2018, when Roasting Water opened its Riverside location on Chicago Avenue (about two miles away from campus), bottles of fruit-filled and creamy-colored beverages began popping up all around...

Making friends or acquaintances in college

I think everyone can agree that making friends anywhere is relatively difficult. It’s just easier for some people to put themselves out there than others. There is a large number of students who are...

“Uncaged: Hero for Higher” discusses Luke Cage and the black experience

The second day of the “Uncaged: Hero for Higher” exhibition featured a panel discussion with artist duo Black Kirby, made up of John Jennings, professor of media and cultural studies at UC Riverside, and...

2018 Fall Food Truck Festival

Crowds of hungry students gathering at HUB plaza, hour-long lines and a colorful variety of food trucks were all indicators of the 2018 Annual Fall Food Truck Festival. With the food tending to lean...

Mayhem Miller shares the behind-the-scenes of drag

On Nov. 13, the Queer Trans People of Color (QTPOC) club hosted a moderated Q&A with drag performer Mayhem Miller at HUB 302 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The room was packed with excited...

Starting off Native American Heritage Month with music and soul

On Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 12:00 p.m. at the Bell Tower, the sound of analog keyboards and soulful vocals permeated the air as Sallee Free, the featured musician at the Native American Student Programs’...

Tim Boba: Blending boba and studying in perfect, creamy harmony

Overall Satisfaction Scale Boba 7.5/10 Ambience 7.5/10 Food 7/10 Price Affordable   Boba has become the modern college student’s best study companion, rivaling even coffee: a motivation-boosting little treat that contains just enough sweetness to raise the morale and energy of any studier....

Persist 2018: empowering women to make a difference

Denise Davis, the director of the Women’s Resource Center (WRC), will never forget the text message she received from her aunt after the results of the 2016 presidential election were announced. “I have never...

Latinos remember their heritage

During the Oct. 31 UCR Bell Tower Nooner, a procession of thundering drums and painted skull faces danced toward the Bell Tower. In their rainbow colored tunics, the dancers blessed the campus and honored...

ASPB’s More Than Spoken Word brings together poets of all levels

Lights were dimmed in HUB 302 on Thursday, Oct. 25 to create an intimate ambience for ASPB’s 10th annual More Than Spoken Word event. This year’s event featured four spoken word artists for the...