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by / on June 23, 2015 at 12:30 pm / in Arts & Entertainment

Riverside Summer Arts preview

Riverside: where the good times roll and the summer heat wants to kill you. You’ll want to beat the sizzling heat by drinking plenty of water and using sunblock when venturing outside. Or, if you’re like me, sit in a […]

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by / on June 23, 2015 at 12:22 pm / in Arts & Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment Year in Review

It’s been another huge year for A&E in Riverside this year. From the huge and laugh-out-loud success of “Spamalot” to the thrill of seeing 21-year-old Chance the Rapper perform at UCR’s HEAT concert (which actually happened!), the bar was set […]

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by / on June 4, 2015 at 8:17 am / in News

UCR graduate student nominated as UC Student Regent

Graduate student Marcela Ramirez has been nominated for the position of UC student regent for the 2016-2017 school year. Ramirez, who is studying higher education administration and policy, will be the 42nd student regent if appointed by the UC Board […]

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by / on June 2, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News

Immortality Project presents research to public

Lead researchers of The Immortality Project — a collaborative philosophical, scientific and theological project that seeks to explore questions relating to immortality — presented the outlines of their research to the public at the Culver Art Center last Friday. This […]

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by / on June 1, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News

UCR takes steps to end food insecurity among students

The first official food distribution of the mobile R’Food Pantry, an initiative started by affiliated organizations of the Chicano Student programs: Providing Opportunities Dreams Education in Riverside (PODER) and Undocumented Student Programs, began on Wednesday May 27. The initiative seeks […]

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by / on June 1, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News

UCR professor discusses fast food’s impact on American culture

UCR history professor Catherine Gudis spoke to the BBC Persian television station to discuss the impact of McDonald’s on American culture. As a 20th century U.S. cultural scholar who specializes in consumer culture, Gudis focused on the labor industry and […]

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by / on May 26, 2015 at 6:01 am / in Sports

Softball’s record-breaking season creates a new standard for UCR sports

Rome wasn’t built in one day. Like many cliches, I found the meaning of this phrase to be often lost in its frequent use. And it wasn’t until I met the UC Riverside softball team that I discovered the true […]

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by / on May 19, 2015 at 6:08 am / in Arts & Entertainment

Comedy Apocalypse XIII has the last laugh

The word “apocalypse” implies an ending. Some people think it involves hellfire, a meteor, Cthulhu or some other type of cataclysm. Shows at the Barn are over the quarter. Some of us may never see another Barn show as UCR […]

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by / on May 19, 2015 at 6:07 am / in Arts & Entertainment

UCR husband-wife duo explore the story of English folk heroine

Having a penchant for historically based plays, UCR professor Bella Merlin wrote a fascinating piece on one of the world’s first great actresses, Nell Gwynne. Titled “Nell Gwynne: A Dramatick Essaye on Acting and Prostitution,” this one-person, fact-based drama explores […]

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by / on May 19, 2015 at 6:06 am / in Arts & Entertainment

Film Festival puts students in the spotlight

Last Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15, UCR’s very own department of theatre, film and digital production held its third annual film festival where UCR students, professors and alumni all showcased their films on the silver screen at the […]

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