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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Campus Cope: The rise and downfall of being a college freshman during a pandemic

It has been a little more than a year since the pandemic started, and the world has been deeply affected by this experience. Many of us have experienced unemployment, paying masks and sanitizers in...

I am not an imposter: A Dreamer’s reflection

When I first moved into the dorms during my first year, my first goal was to find the campus newspaper. My high school newspaper gave me an outlet to express myself and gave me...

The Highlander helped me get through quarantine

Incredibly, up until the middle of my sophomore year at UCR, I was unaware that we had a school newspaper. Perhaps I missed their table during Wednesday tabling events amidst the sea of others....

Is Slater’s 50/50 worth the gamble

After a much anticipated wait, Slater’s 50/50 has finally opened its doors to the Riverside community. Located in the hustle and bustle of downtown Riverside, Slater’s 50/50 is just a 10 minute drive from...

Finding friends in the margins

I’ve always enjoyed writing. I find it easier to put my thoughts onto a page rather than speaking them aloud. But writing can be an independent hobby and, outside of the few friends I...

The memories, experiences and knowledge I have gained at The Highlander are things I...

Every day on my walk to one of my classes in the University Lecture Hall, I would stare longingly at a sign in front of The Highlander newspaper’s office that read “Weekly Monday Writer’s...

I am art: An inspiring conversation with Chella Man

Chella Man has become an inspiration to countless people 一 rising to fame via his YouTube channel where he’s discussed his experiences as a transgender, deaf and queer person of color, he’s managed to...

A tour of independent coffee shops in Riverside for the caffeine deficient

If you’re trying to branch out from Starbucks but still need to fuel late-night study sessions, Riverside has a surprisingly large selection of independent coffee shops. Whether your taste is a bit more on...

‘Who the hell is Bucky?’: Marvel’s Winter Soldier speaks about who he is underneath...

Best known for his role as Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Bucky Barnes and the Winter Soldier, Sebastian Stan was the featured guest at the Associated Student Program Board’s lecture “Saturday Stay in With Sebastian Stan,”...

Mokkoji’s high price point is worth every cent

Mokkoji Shabu Shabu Bar is the latest eatery to join the Riverside scene. Shabu shabu is a Japanese hotpot dish in which you get a choice of vegetables and meat that you cook in...