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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

41st-annual Writers Week brings literary luminaries to UCR

The 41st-annual Writers Week was carried out from Feb. 12 to Feb. 17, bringing a total of 20 writers to the UCR campus to read from their selected works and address questions. From UCR...

RADAR Sessions: Lazy Camper

Lazy Camper subverted my expectations. When I heard Alex Le’s stage name, I figured I would be interviewing another singer-songwriter guy with a guitar and a pocket of love songs. What I instead found...

Nooner @ Nite heats up freezing night

Perhaps Nooners really need no explanation — it has been a fixture of the UC Riverside quad area nearly every week for as long as I have been a student (about four years now),...

“The Look of Silence” Made The World Turn Quiet

Sound and sight are two primary senses that allow humans to discover the world. Because they are two distinct perceptions that function in different parts of the brain, it’s not commonly believed that a...

Year-in-Review Radar!

This year over at RADAR we wanted to shift the focus of the section, and take it into a stronger creative direction — instead of focusing on recaps and reviews, we hoped to make...

Urban Roots of Poetic Justice showcases students’ spoken word poetry

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month and the celebration continued with Urban Roots of Poetic Justice: A Spoken Word Event. The event was hosted by Asian Pacific Student Programs (APSP) who brought along special...

RADAR Sessions: Nick Carrillo

For Nick Carrillo, it all began with a high school talent show. Guitar in hand and several years younger, Carrillo played a medley of popular songs on his guitar, featuring the likes of Taylor...

“More than spoken word” lights up The Barn

The Barn, at first glance, seems like nothing more than a ramshackle, old shack. It is unfathomable to think that countless artists — some famous, some not — have performed inside, ranging from Nobel...

Beneath the grind: Inside open mic night at Riverside’s downtown coffee house

To describe the experience of being at a Riverside Underground Performance Organization (RUPO) open mic night would be to describe inhabiting a tight knit, welcoming community of enthusiastic artists. For a $3 cover fee...

Radar Sessions: Prince Rashid

When Prince Rashid walked into the room, I was unsure of what exactly to expect: Here was a Bengali rapper, whose music has been making rounds on social media lately, and has performed multiple...