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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),...

“Antigone”: From pictures to the stage

In Sophocles’ “Antigone,” the titular character breaks the law when she decides to give her brother — who was killed in battle — a proper burial. Creon, the ruler of Thebes, sentences her to...

“X Marks the Scot” by Victoria Roberts Review

I was sorting through new releases for a book to review this issue when Victoria Roberts’ romance novel “X Marks the Scot” captured my attention with its cover art (Fabio in a kilt) and...

“Vampire Academy” Review

Just when the vampire craze was about to be put back into its grave, the film industry decided to bring it back with the film “Vampire Academy.” Based on the book series of the...

Penguins are the best in “Penguins of Madagascar”

The lukewarm reception of the “Penguins of Madagascar” TV show could invoke a negative reception for the titular movie. But style over substance rears its head and causes the movie to seem like a...

Comedy Apocalypse XIII has the last laugh

The word “apocalypse” implies an ending. Some people think it involves hellfire, a meteor, Cthulhu or some other type of cataclysm. Shows at the Barn are over the quarter. Some of us may never...

UCR loses federal designation as a Hispanic Serving institution due to filing error by...

In 2008, UC Riverside became the first federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) in the UC system. The streak was lost at the beginning of last year after a filing omission occurred under UCR’s Office...

“The Comedy” Review

If the sight of a herd of corpulent men grinding against each other’s pasty, Pabst-slathered bodies and prancing about in the nude to Donnie & Joe Emerson’s “Baby” is likely to inflict lasting trauma...