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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Campus cope: useful resources for all your online learning needs

Though UCR has permitted some classes to be taught in-person this quarter, many students are still receiving their education from behind a screen. Online learning does not come without its challenges, but there are...

Under the kilt: keeping the romance alive in the age of coronavirus

The other day, I was sitting in my living room watching “To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You” and thought to myself, “Why are none of these characters wearing masks?” when it...

Campus cope: making friends in a virtual world — connecting with classmates outside of...

Every year before school starts, I find myself stressing out about whether or not I will be able to make friends. I worry now more than ever since I will no longer have the...

Campus cope: the do’s and don’ts of living with a roommate during a pandemic

With the school year starting up again, many of us are moving back to Riverside to focus on our classes and other activities. This also means that many of us will be moving back...

The quirks of UCR is what provides students a campus with character and shared...

My freshman orientation leader was extremely enthusiastic about UCR and at the time, I couldn’t help but agree. Everything about the campus was new and shiny to me and I thought it was genuinely...

A campus guide on where to vibe out while you study

I came across a few problems after I moved back into my original home. Once I adapted to studying in the silence of my own dorm room (while campus was still open), I ran...

How The Highlander made me the journalist I am today

Today, I consider myself a journalist. A fledgling journalist for sure, and perhaps not even a great fledgling journalist, but a journalist all the same. Of course, that wasn’t always the case.  Unlike most students...

Working at The Highlander has given me a myriad of unique experiences

Joining The Highlander newspaper has given me a multitude of opportunities and experiences that I could have never even dreamed of coming into college. When I started at UCR in 2016, I didn’t have...

Education doesn’t always happen in lecture halls: My reflections on four years at The...

When I was first looking for colleges to apply to, I remember how impressed I was that UCR had a student newspaper. I was so excited because, frankly, writing for a newspaper seemed like...

How Little Caesars pizza helped me develop lifelong relationships at The Highlander

  During week zero of my first year, my roommate, other first years living in Aberdeen Inverness and I took a tour around campus. As we made a stop by UNLH, the older students leading...