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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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...

Under the Radar: Issue 24

At the Highlander, we consistently review and analyze music by more famous artists. However, there are many musicians who receive less attention so here is the first of our series on artists that are...

Cupcakke in Pomona: Club 340’s One Night

Pomona nightclub 340 is the kind of club you’d see in a movie. The facade of the building is  polished in a dark blue with windows covered by curtains obscuring its neon rays. This time...

Under The Radar: Issue 25

At the Highlander, we consistently review and analyze music by more famous artists. However, there are many musicians who receive less attention so here is the first of our series on artists that are...

Holi Festival of Colors: bringing light, love and good vibrations to Riverside

Riverside experienced its first-ever color throw on Saturday, March 5 with the Holi Festival of Colors. Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival that has gained popularity with those outside of the Asian community....

Block Party undercards shine while headliner lacks flair

You would likely struggle to find a resounding reaction to this year’s Block Party lineup because, well, there wasn’t one. Sure, the lineup’s release elicited the collective excitement of “oh, hey, another weekend to...

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...

The 14th annual Orange Blossom Ball cha-chas real smooth at the SRC

On Saturday, April 15, the Student Recreation Center was host to Dancesport at UCR’s annual Orange Blossom Ball, an amateur ballroom and Latin dance competition that exhibits talent from schools such as Arizona State...

Riverside opens doors in series of tours through historic downtown landmarks

On Thursday, May 11, Riverside opened its doors to historical buildings and sites through part of an exposition to the unique landmarks scattered in its downtown area. The city of Riverside presented its rich...

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...