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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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...

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...

UCR Late Night showcases student success

UC Riverside is home to many things, including citrus, scientific research and tartan. However, upon coming to the campus for the first time in the fall, I immediately noticed an extreme lack of resources...

“The Look of Silence” Made The World Turn Quiet

Sound and sight are two primary senses that allow humans to discover the world. Because they are two distinct perceptions that function in different parts of the brain, it’s not commonly believed that a...

Urban Roots of Poetic Justice showcases students’ spoken word poetry

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month and the celebration continued with Urban Roots of Poetic Justice: A Spoken Word Event. The event was hosted by Asian Pacific Student Programs (APSP) who brought along special...

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...

RADAR Sessions: Gypsies & Judges

The restaurant, lit by a smattering of candles and sconces lining the walls, was abuzz. People chattered at their tables, loud revelers ordered drinks along the bar and the clanking of dishes and indistinct...

UC Riverside hosts 40th annual Writer’s Week

Presented every February by UC Riverside’s Department of Creative Writing, Writer’s Week brings to campus a plethora of writers, authors, poets and novelists associated with the Riverside area or UC faculty. This year marked...

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...

RADAR Sessions: Illin Mic

This week’s RADAR Sessions moved away from the more traditional notion of  a university musician as someone with a guitar and a great voice. In exploring the talent at Riverside we have come to...