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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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...

New art exhibit questions the consequences of institutional incarceration

The California Museum of Photography at the UCR ARTSblock hosted an opening reception for their newest exhibit, “States of Incarceration: A National History of Local Dialogues” last Saturday evening. The exhibit is an interdisciplinary...

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...

Under the Radar: Issue 21

Etheridge Knight Etheridge Knight can seem like a bit of a curiosity to most students of literature: A black poet who wrote a few books of verse in his literary career, while in prison, his...

Darude has been cooking up more than a sandstorm

While I am not sure if there is exactly a generational gap here, but for all early users of the internet, born in the latter half of the 1990s, there has been at least...

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is C-H-A-R-M-I-N-G to its core

You might remember your typical spelling bee competitions from elementary school. You would stand up in front of a microphone, be given a word and then you would have to spell it out and...

Fashion Forward for 2017

Every year creates a new possibility, with trends falling out of style, or certain styles coming back in. Last year was the year streetwear hit its stride in terms of market growth, with smaller...

Under the Radar: Issue 15

Divine Council UTR Hailing from Richmond, Virginia, Divine Council comes at you with a more laidback spin on the traditional Atlanta trap sound, with beats similar to those of artists that have become staples...

Miles Anderson talks “Tartuffe,” “La La Land” and the magic of theater

Theater and the arts have always served as a medium of self expression. However, it’s easy to forget that starring in plays and movies isn’t always about the glamorous life and the big paycheck....

Embracing the spirit of memento mori

On Oct. 28, downtown Riverside’s Barbara and Art Culver Center hosted a public print viewing of postmortem photography from the Gluck Foundation’s “From the Vault” series. The modest collection of prints dated back to...