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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

UCR Late Night showcases student success

UC Riverside is home to many things, including citrus, scientific research and tartan. However, upon coming to the campus for the first time in the fall, I immediately noticed an extreme lack of resources...

“Smartphone Film Festival” captures stories through a small device

  Amongst the innovative new groups of fresh filmmakers is the UCR Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Productions, which held its second annual Smartphone Film Festival on Tuesday, Feb. 16 in the theater-like screening...

OGNI SUONO experiments with music and performance at The Culver

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, The Culver Center of the Arts held an event as part of their Outpost Concert Series. This series is a part of the Culver Center's presentation of contemporary avant-garde classical...

Alicia Christensen’s guide to scholarly publishing

Perhaps the greatest downside of being a writer is the worry that your work will never get recognized, largely due to the competitiveness and subjectivity of the money-driven publishing industry. This inevitable anxiety shared...

Vagina Monologues 2016: Confidence with an Edge

“Vulva. Clitoris. Vagina.” When these three words, more or less, were separately spoken as part of the show’s introduction, you could tell that the evening was going to feature a nonstop show of radical empowerment....

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....

An Interview With The People Behind “UCR Late Night”

 UCR’s Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production has started a late night show by and for UCR students. Titled “UCR Late Night” and debuting their pilot episode last quarter, I interviewed several students...

Beat2Beat brings the heat

7 p.m., Wednesday night — it’s the week directly preceding the onslaught of midterms — so it would only make sense that one would find students holed up in the solitary confines of their...

M.E. So Funny pokes fun at Middle Eastern customs the right way

Thursday, Jan. 21, saw M.E. So Funny, the two-woman sketch comedy duo of Canan Tasci and Nahreen Tarzi, perform an amazing show that allowed them to poke light fun at Middle Eastern culture with sensitivity...

“Arthur Conan Doyle and the Imperial Armamentarium” unlocks diverse conversations

Most college lectures focus on one specific subject for the purpose of benefitting students within that field of study. For example, one can assume that a math major would have blundered if they attend...