Post Tagged with: "UCR"

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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by / on May 19, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News

Town Hall seeks to improve faculty diversity

Chancellor Kim Wilcox held a town hall meeting on May 12 to continue discussions about the plan to hire 300 new faculty by 2020. UCR Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Paul D’Anieri also spoke on the importance of receiving the […]

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

Baseball’s Woes Continue as Late-Inning Rallies fall Short

May 15, 2015 Mustangs 6 – Highlanders 2 The UC Riverside baseball team accomplished on Friday what no other team in the Big West has been able to do all season, reaching an unbelievable 10 in a row — 10 […]

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by / on May 13, 2015 at 10:00 am / in Highlander Newsroom, Multimedia

Highlander Newsroom 05/13/15: Special Graduating Senior Edition

It’s a special senior-only edition of the Highlander Newsroom! We reminisce over our time at The Highlander and at UCR as we hand the torch over to a new staff for next year. Stay tuned next week for fresh faces […]

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by / on May 5, 2015 at 3:57 pm / in Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Nepal and California: A world together and apart

The earthquakes that hit Nepal should be no mystery to anybody at this point. At April 25 11:56 a.m. local time, Nepal was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that is currently calculated to have claimed at least 7,000 lives, […]

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by / on April 22, 2015 at 10:00 am / in Highlander Newsroom, Multimedia

Highlander Newsroom 04/22/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we gush over the Food Truck Festival, explore the travesty of the stolen towels from the Student Recreation Center, and critique UCR’s methods of protesting. Be sure to catch the Highlander Newsroom on the […]

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by / on April 15, 2015 at 10:00 am / in Highlander Newsroom, Multimedia

Highlander Newsroom 04/15/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we discuss the ASUCR elections, talk about ways students can save water after California Governor Jerry Brown’s drought announcement, and get excited over this year’s Spring Splash lineup. Be sure to catch the Highlander […]

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