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Spring Splash 2016

Some of the greats will be gracing us once again in the form of holograms for UC Riverside’s 2016 Spring Splash concert. After the loss of one of UCR’s biggest music events, Heat, ASPB...

RADAR Sessions: Taylor Swift

Fresh off the Los Angeles leg of her tour and with her not due back in the studio until “those eggheads finish writing my newest songs,” Taylor Alison Swift took some time out of...

Because all Highlanders “R’Stars”

The prominence of a star in the night sky reminds us of the fame of a celebrity, which is why we call them “stars.” Our distance from stars also relates to our detachment with...

“Poesia Peligrosa” bites with elegance

Poetry is often viewed as an esoteric form of literature. People think of passionate love letters and affectionate odes when they hear the word, and the stock image of a “poet” as a hopeless...

“Argonautika” irreverently tackles Greek myth

While many bemoan the lack of culture at UCR, few take the time to actually go to many of the events put on by different departments on campus. For the past few months, the...

Winter SOULstice: Artists break the ice

An audience of approximately 400 people filled half of the Riverside Municipal Auditorium with mosh pits, shouts and sexual movements that vaguely resembled dancing, for the Associated Student Program Board’s (ASPB) Winter SOULstice. Featuring...

“Mariachi Girl” Displays Strong Showing at the Culver Center

Gazing into the packed atrium of the Culver Center, professor in the Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production Dr. Tiffany Ana Lopez remarked that she was about to “burst into tears” at the...

ASPB premiere’s music competition Soundclash

  The Barn hosted ASPB’s Soundclash competition where performers went head-to-head to win a spot for a spring Nooner performance at the Bell Tower with a $250 cash prize. Along with student performances, ASPB also...

Tabla Drums Speak Through Rhythm

It’s rare to see percussion at the forefront of American music. Because of this, many American radio listeners are not knowledgeable of the dynamic, vibrant possibilities that exist within percussive music. Interestingly, there are...

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....