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Saturday, December 15, 2018

“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...

Under the RADAR: Issue 07

Artist: Solmaz Sharif Iranian-American poet Solmaz Sharif’s debut volume of poems, “LOOK” is among the prestigious finalists for the American Book Award. These poems are moving forays into the nature of words, war and the...

Cellar Door Books provides a home for writers and readers alike

Right off Canyon Crest, tucked away in a corner of a small shopping center, across from a bubbling water fountain and a series of lattice gazebos with greenery sprouting all over them sits Cellar...

Under the RADAR: Issue 03

Artist: Ka A cross between Earl Sweatshirt and Ghostface Killah, Ka is a Brooklyn-based FDNY Captain turned rapper who’s been on the scene since the ‘90s, starting out with the underground hip-hop crew, Natural Elements....

Fall Style Tips from CLASS and Fashion

After the long summer, fall is here and winter is steadily approaching. Which means your shorts need to be swapped out for jeans and your jackets, dusted. If you are not particularly interested in...

Phyllis Gill gallery: an unexpected legacy

Riverside is known as “the city of arts and innovation,” and at UCR we do a lot to uphold this reputation. From the Culver Center of the Arts in downtown Riverside to the treasures...

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...

The Blood-Jet Writing Hour

The “Blood-Jet Writing Hour” is an online radio show produced and hosted by UCR alumna Rachelle Cruz. During the show, Cruz interviews various poets to gain insight on their work and their individual writing...

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...

UCR Arts Walk embellishes the Bell Tower with scintillating student art

The Bell Tower had never been more colorful than it was at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10. There were students with backpacks on, older people, many people with shaved and colored hair and...