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Monday, November 12, 2018

APSP engages students with Fall Welcome

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6-8 p.m., Asian Pacific Islander Student Programs (APSP) livened up the area surrounding the Bell Tower with their Fall Welcome. Fall Welcome is APSP’s kickoff event for the school...

Chicano Student Programs welcomes new and returning students with music, food and opportunity

This past Thursday, the Bell Tower saw a change in pace from its usual quiet ambience, which was lit up with Latin music and the smell of tacos as Chicano Student Programs (CSP) held...

Burgers, ice cream and festive activities draw in students for another successful Highlander Poolooza

Over 500 students attended the fourth annual Highlander Poolooza on Friday, Oct. 5 held at the Student Recreation Center (SRC) pool complex. The successful event has been a collaboration between ASPB and the SRC...

Flying Samaritans offers pre-med students the chance to serve and learn

Upon hearing good Samaritans, one would imagine an individual passing out meals to the homeless or donating money to a health organization. However, at UCR, we have our very own “Flying Samaritans”—also known as...

Consumerism meets technology: M.T. Anderson discusses the dangers of innovation

When M.T. Anderson wrote “Feed” in 2001, he did not expect his predictions about smartphone culture to come true. Almost two decades later, Anderson’s book resembles reality more and more closely. Dealing with themes...

Dorming 101

Among the excitement of college life is dorming. Living in a residence hall is a unique experience that people either love or hate. Yet, navigating the dorm life does not have to be difficult....

Veterans Resource Center helps veteran students reintegrate on campus

“Veterans of what?” was a phrase Tami Thacker, the Veteran Services Coordinator at the Veterans Resource Center (VRC), would often hear from young people on campus when mentioning U.S. Military veteran students. After being hired...

What I wish I knew as an incoming first-year

Yes, you made it into college and you may have just moved into your dorm room or gotten your schedule of college courses for the fall. It is easy to get overwhelmed by the...

New Academic Year, New You

And we're back. Back to coffee-powered cram sessions, naps in your 8 o’clock lecture, mortifying call-outs by your professor for said naps, narcoleptic body jolts and the contemplation of a night out with your dorm...

The Fast Lane: The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4: Appropriately Named

The youth of the 1990s and early 2000s will fondly remember Mitsubishi as an automotive powerhouse producing cars that made frequent appearances in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Cars like the 3000GT, Eclipse,...