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Saturday, June 12, 2021

Finding friends in the margins

I’ve always enjoyed writing. I find it easier to put my thoughts onto a page rather than speaking them aloud. But writing can be an independent hobby and, outside of the few friends I...

The memories, experiences and knowledge I have gained at The Highlander are things I...

Every day on my walk to one of my classes in the University Lecture Hall, I would stare longingly at a sign in front of The Highlander newspaper’s office that read “Weekly Monday Writer’s...

I am art: An inspiring conversation with Chella Man

Chella Man has become an inspiration to countless people 一 rising to fame via his YouTube channel where he’s discussed his experiences as a transgender, deaf and queer person of color, he’s managed to...

A tour of independent coffee shops in Riverside for the caffeine deficient

If you’re trying to branch out from Starbucks but still need to fuel late-night study sessions, Riverside has a surprisingly large selection of independent coffee shops. Whether your taste is a bit more on...

‘Who the hell is Bucky?’: Marvel’s Winter Soldier speaks about who he is underneath...

Best known for his role as Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Bucky Barnes and the Winter Soldier, Sebastian Stan was the featured guest at the Associated Student Program Board’s lecture “Saturday Stay in With Sebastian Stan,”...

Mokkoji’s high price point is worth every cent

Mokkoji Shabu Shabu Bar is the latest eatery to join the Riverside scene. Shabu shabu is a Japanese hotpot dish in which you get a choice of vegetables and meat that you cook in...

Ramy Youssef: Digging deeper into the experiences of his titular show

From being an American stand-up comedian to directing his own comedy series on Hulu called “Ramy,” Ramy Youssef has made a global impact through his stand-ups and comedy-drama series. On Friday, May 21, ASPB...

An insightful look at a graduating student’s relationship to UCR

When not studying, fourth-year sociology major Shawna Sein can be found in her room curled up watching Netflix or at the Student Recreation Center releasing pent-up exam stress by boxing. At the moment, she...

Tobe Nwigwe shines a spotlight on rap music

Tobe Nwigwe is a Nigerian American rapper who expresses his appreciation for his culture through his lyrics. Since 2016, he has released several albums, and his songs, such as “Eat” and “Try Jesus,” have...

Getting the scoop on Ben & Jerry’s co-founder, Jerry Greenfield

For years, Ben & Jerry’s has been one of the biggest ice cream brands on the market. It was founded by Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield in 1978. Together, these two friends created unique...