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“Mrs. Packard”: How a single woman’s story transcends time

  UCR’s theatre, film and digital production department will be debuting its rendition of Emily Mann’s famous play “Mrs. Packard” this Thursday at 8 p.m....

UC president sticks with tuition hike, threatens to release Kraken

UC President Janet Napolitano announced she will stick by her plan to increase student tuition, and has threatened to release the Kraken to enforce...

“Waterworld” made me cry

This is the greatest movie ever made. This movie will end global warming. If you don’t like it then you should feel bad. Rating: 5...

“Disorder”: a game about depression knows where its heart is

“Disorder” is a game about depression. As strange as that may seem, and given that games usually aren’t realistic about depicting real-world issues (which...

Swift Musings: Unfinished Games, Finished Business

2014 was called many different things, but for entertainment, it may as well be called the year of the unfinished game. “Minecraft” popularized the idea...

Building Culture: The Barn: A Fable of the old Stable

There’s a constant rainfall over UC Riverside: “Riverside is boring.” “We don’t have anything important here.” “Everything ‘famous’ in our city is useless.” The raindrops...

Swift Musings: ‘Let’s Plays’ are the new arcades, and that’s a good thing

  We’ve come a long way from playing “Pong” in the family room to keep busy until “Planet of the Apes” showed on channel four....

R’Perspective: The Weight of Memory

What a mixed year 2014 was. There were a lot of ups and downs on a global scale … almost too many to count....

Professor Charles Evered: An underdog of the arts

To Charles Evered, the story of the typical war veteran — and how veterans in general are treated once they return home — makes...

Ladyfest IE electrifies Riverside underground with punk spirit

Last Friday was host to the Ladyfest IE concert at the Blood Orange Infoshop. The sheer volume generated from the event showed the artistic...