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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

“Off the Block” 2017

Riverside high school students yearning to test the waters of filmmaking were given the opportunity to do so this summer with the help of Off the Block. Off the Block is described as a...

89th Academy Awards Review

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony stirred considerable controversy when Faye Dunaway, the presenter for the Best Picture award, erroneously declared “La La Land” as the victor over “Moonlight” — the true winner. But that...

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...

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....

Flame kept a Bern’in, all night long

On the top floor of Back to the Grind, where the indignant, electric-voiced Jaykob Mare was setting up his guitar and the sound system, a sign hung next to the giant bookcase encapsulated the...