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by / on May 19, 2015 at 6:00 am / in Opinions

Spend less on college sports

College athletics are a huge deal. Millions of people watch and billions of dollars are spent on student-athletes dunking a ball or tackling an opponent. And whatever the reason for people watching it, there’s no denying that there’s a huge […]

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by / on December 3, 2013 at 6:01 am / in Sports

Women’s basketball finishes third in Great Alaska Shootout

  Nov. 26, 2013 Seawolves 83 – Highlanders 75 The UCR women’s basketball team took a Thanksgiving-week trip to the chilly north for the Great Alaska Shootout in Anchorage. Facing their first opponent in the tournament, the hometown Anchorage Seawolves, […]

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by / on November 19, 2013 at 6:00 am / in Opinions

Racially insensitive mascots reinforce negative stereotypes

Coachella Valley High School made national headlines this past month after the high school was asked by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) to change the name of its current mascot — the Arab. In a letter addressed to Coachella Valley […]

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by / on November 12, 2013 at 6:00 am / in Sports

Halftime: an NFL midseason review

With the conclusion of Week 10, we are officially past the halfway point of a 2013 NFL season that has been filled with its share of surprises and memorable moments. The New York Jets, who were thought to be a […]

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by / on July 10, 2013 at 6:08 pm / in Sports

Coach Jim Wooldridge named interim athletic director

Chancellor Jane Conoley announced Wednesday afternoon that longtime men’s basketball coach Jim Wooldridge will be taking over for Brian Wickstrom as UCR’s interim athletic director. For the past six years, Jim Wooldridge had been tasked with overseeing the progress of […]

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by / on April 30, 2013 at 6:03 am / in Editorials

Editorial: UCR should rethink C-Center move

When UCR announced its intention to build a sports complex called the C-Center, it was a step in the right direction. Not only would the stadium house upwards of 6,000 people, but it would also allow businesses to rent out […]

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by / on December 4, 2012 at 6:00 am / in Features

Quidditch has arrived at UCR

UCR finally has that one sport it’s always needed. Football? Nope. Dodgeball? Think again. It’s Quidditch! That’s right, the fantasy sporting sensation from the Harry Potter series has exploded in real-life popularity across the globe, and has recently come to […]

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by / on February 14, 2012 at 6:01 am / in Sports

Former NFL player visits UCR, his alma mater

Butch Johnson, former UC Riverside football player and Superbowl-winning wide receiver from the Dallas Cowboys, came to his alma mater last Wednesday to motivate students. African Student Programs (ASP) hosted the event to celebrate ASP’s 40th anniversary and Black History […]

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by / on February 14, 2012 at 6:01 am / in Sports

Alumni defeat current Highlander squad, 7-4

This past Saturday afternoon, the Riverside baseball team started off the season with a match up against UCR’s alumni team for their annual event. The young and talented team for UCR was unable to defeat the alumni squad, who were […]

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by / on February 14, 2012 at 6:00 am / in Rio-Side, Sports

Top five predictions for UCR baseball

RIO-SIDE 5. David Andriese will receive First Team All-Conference honors. It’s not that impossible to imagine. Last year, Andriese received an honorable mention from the Big West after he averaged .307 and tied the team for most homers with four. […]

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