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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Reza Aslan talks about religion in America and his CNN show, “Believer”

When most people speak about UCR, there are normally three talking points they focus on. The first is normally about our acclaimed campus diversity. The second is that we have concerts on campus every...

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...
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A word with rapper and meme-maker extraordinaire Ka5sh

In the crevices of social and political discourse dividing us from one another, there’s a unifying language by which internet users on any platform understand. That language is the meme, that shapeshifting construct that’s...

Poetry Animates The Culver Center

The Culver Center of the Arts is perhaps one of the most important cultural centers in Riverside. Located about five minutes from Mission Inn, the center hosts exhibitions, film screenings and even poetry readings....

Fils du Sheol: Anouar Benmalek on memory, violence and fiction

Anouar Benmalek is not a very famous name in the United States. For most people on this side of the Atlantic Ocean, the name does not really resonate — and yet, Benmalek is known...

Winter SOULstice 2017 preview

In between the constant controversy surrounding HEAT and landing in the middle of winter quarter, ASPB’s Winter SOULstice always flies a little under the radar. This is not to say that this annual event...

Fuse DJ competition was lit

  I had never judged a music contest before attending the FUSE DJ Competition. In fact, prior to the event, I had no knowledge of the nuances of DJing. Nevertheless I was thrust into the...

RADAR Sessions: Gypsies & Judges

The restaurant, lit by a smattering of candles and sconces lining the walls, was abuzz. People chattered at their tables, loud revelers ordered drinks along the bar and the clanking of dishes and indistinct...

36th Annual Pow Wow brings together the Native American and Inland Empire communities

Sponsored by Native American Student Programs, the Native American Student Association, the Graduate Student Association and the Rupert Costo Endowment, the 36th Annual Pow Wow was held on Saturday, May 27 at the Riverside...

UC Riverside hosts 40th annual Writer’s Week

Presented every February by UC Riverside’s Department of Creative Writing, Writer’s Week brings to campus a plethora of writers, authors, poets and novelists associated with the Riverside area or UC faculty. This year marked...