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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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...

Cancel culture is doing more harm than good in today’s society

In today’s technologically advanced world, news spreads fast, and for those in the spotlight, every aspect of their lives are subject to public scrutiny. Whether big or small, many celebrities, from A-listers to D-listers,...

Latino/a Play Project’s unique mission

Earlier this week, I sat down with Melanie Queponds, the creative director of the Latino/a Play Project and a fifth-year theater and English double major here at UCR, to discuss the group's mission, history...

RADAR Sessions: Illin Mic

This week’s RADAR Sessions moved away from the more traditional notion of  a university musician as someone with a guitar and a great voice. In exploring the talent at Riverside we have come to...

The good, bad and the snubs of the 2021 Grammy nominations 

  Every year, the announcement of the annual Grammy nominations provokes criticism, and this year is no different. This year, in an effort to diversify, the Grammys changed the urban contemporary category to progressive R&B,...

UCR is Dancing — straight into your heart

To many, modern dance seems like an oddity. Many first-time viewers are confused when they see performers clad in unison colors and meshed together in a slow-moving huddle across the stage, no strict adherence to...

How a posthumous album circulated the legacy of Mac Miller

The artistry of Pittsburgh-based Malcolm James McCormick was on public display throughout his 11 years actively making music. His songwriting was ripe with self-awareness. He could be unabashedly honest about his worldview, personal life...

The Gilded Age has never looked this terribly bleak and dull.

This past year was especially unique for the Metropolitan Gala, with the event happening twice within the span of just seven months. The theme of the museum's two-part exhibition was “In America: An Anthology...

Trauma, Loss, Transcendance: In conversation with Professor Paulo C. Chagas

December 2, 2015 is a date practically ingrained in the minds of any Inland Empire resident. On that date, tragedy befell when two individuals named Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik killed 14 people and...

Emory Elliott Book Award Given To Professor Conrad Rudolph

Every winter, interested students and professors unite in the charming, slightly forested Center for Ideas and Society at UCR for the Emory Elliott Book Award. The event was named after former American literature professor...