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Saturday, September 26, 2020

NBA players use their platform to support local communities as a means to help...

With COVID-19 disrupting the lives of millions around the world, many NBA athletes have used their resources to provide masks and other medical supplies to those in need. Some have made donations to different...

How I’ve stayed dancing before and during the pandemic

From a very young age, I have been a dancer. I spent several years dancing with a studio in my adolescence. I participated in ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, hip-hop and folklorico dance classes. Growing...

Former women’s basketball assistant coach files lawsuit against UC Board of Regents, UCR Athletics,...

By: Jonathan Fernandez, Jordan Hom, SSW On Monday, April 20, Giuliana Mendiola, a former assistant coach of the UCR women’s basketball team, filed a lawsuit against the UC Board of Regents, UCR Athletics, UCR Athletic...

Top takeaways from Episodes 7 and 8 of ‘The Last Dance’

By: Jonathan Fernandez, Christine Tran, SSW The Last Dance” has captivated audiences every Sunday for the past four weeks now and last week’s episodes may have been the best yet. Episodes 7 and 8 explored...

Reliving the top moments from Linsanity

On April 25, the New York Knicks announced via Twitter that they would be replaying historic games on MSG Network featuring Jeremy Lin and the phenomenon known as “Linsanity.” During a segment on MSG 150,...

My life without sports

This time last year, I was headed to Santa Barbara to compete at the Big West Conference Track and Field Championships with my team. Now, almost two months after the NBA and NCAA suspended...

Future Highlanders commit to UCR Athletics

In trying times, one way to find comfort is to look toward the future; right now, UCR is looking toward the future by signing on new students to join the athletics program. This year,...

‘The Last Dance’: The psychology and mindset behind a flawed Michael Jordan

The previous episodes of “The Last Dance” dedicated much of the runtime to establishing the key figures involved in the story of Michael Jordan’s career. Episode five and six, however, shift their focus to...

Marina Ewodo signs pro contract with French team

On Monday, April 9, Highlander Athletics announced that senior forward Marina Ewodo signed a professional contract with Saint Amand Hainaut Basket in the professional French league (The Ligue Feminine de Basketball). Ewodo will join...

‘The Last Dance’: Overcoming adversity in the locker room and on the court

Although the series is a documentary in nature, episodes three and four of “The Last Dance” shifted slightly into a Hollywood arc, a narrative of the hero’s journey, with Michael Jordan at the helm...