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ASPB welcomes Highlanders into the school year with a virtual Homecoming Bonfire 

On Friday, Nov. 20, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Associated Students Program Board (ASPB) hosted the annual UCR Homecoming Bonfire. The virtual event was a night filled with lively performances, giveaways and...

Block Party 2020 is the most diverse event ASPB has hosted yet — in...

In light of the ongoing pandemic, multiple campus organizations have had to scramble to modify their events; the Associated Student Program Board (ASPB) had one of the biggest tasks of all. After the disappointing...

Our student fees fund ASPB’s quarterly concerts — which ones are worth the money?

Ranking the biggest events of the year, from the hot to the sultry to the disappointing In addition to the celebrity lecturers, free early movie screenings and their fall and spring concert series, UCR’s Associated...

Soundclash 2020: a display of musical prowess and student talent

Sara Bernal /HIGHLANDER With the sounds of lively guitar riffs and the smells of sizzling tacos from El Ojo Del Agua permeating the air, students sat in the...

Winter Soulstice 2020 delivers sultry vocals and smooth tunes

Lydia Tsou /HIGHLANDER After weeks of anticipation, students lined up in front of the SRC for ASPB's 10th annual Winter Soulstice, the premiere Rhythm and Blues (R&B) concert...

Sunset Rollercoaster on Sunset Boulevard: pioneering the surf slack rock movement from the East

On Monday, Oct. 28th, the Roxy Theatre on Sunset Boulevard hosted some of indie, surf and bedroom pop rock’s finest lads: Los Retros and Sunset Rollercoaster.  Los Retros, one of Stones Throw Records’ newest signees,...

Desert Daze disappoints following Shintaro’s unforeseen cancelation

From Friday, Oct. 10 to Sunday, Oct. 13, Lake Perris State Recreation Area transformed into the psychedelic haven of bum gypsies and groundbreaking musicians alike in an event known as Desert Daze. It was...

Spring Splash 2019 lives up to it’s legacy despite recent changes

Early in the afternoon, students across campus prepared for UCR’s annual Spring Splash event that hosts some of the best hip-hop and EDM of all the Riverside concerts. This year’s event focused on spreading...

Winter Soulstice delivers chill vibes and memorable performances

It’s 8 p.m. on Feb. 22, and students are crowding into the SRC North building after lining up for hours for a chance to get into Winter Soulstice (one of several yearly concerts held...

Bonfire: The G-Rated Rave you never asked for!

In theory, a free concert can do no wrong, or at least that is what one would think upon initially choosing to attend UCR’s annual Bonfire – a concert dedicated to commemorate UCR’s homecoming...