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Monday, November 19, 2018

Burke Reeves: the award-winning chef bringing passion and creativity to UCR’s kitchens

Inside Lothian’s Residential Restaurant, Executive Chef Burke Reeves sings oldies while he cooks. Sometimes when he cooks an omelette, he hears the plate sizzle and begins “vibing” to it. “Culinary Rhythm” is the term...

Ian Eastwood shares his experiences and knowledge of dance with UCR students

Last Thursday, Oct. 18, a long line wrapped around the corner near The Well on the second floor of the HUB. Students had begun lining up half an hour early, all for a chance...

APSP engages students with Fall Welcome

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6-8 p.m., Asian Pacific Islander Student Programs (APSP) livened up the area surrounding the Bell Tower with their Fall Welcome. Fall Welcome is APSP’s kickoff event for the school...

Chicano Student Programs welcomes new and returning students with music, food and opportunity

This past Thursday, the Bell Tower saw a change in pace from its usual quiet ambience, which was lit up with Latin music and the smell of tacos as Chicano Student Programs (CSP) held...

Burgers, ice cream and festive activities draw in students for another successful Highlander Poolooza

Over 500 students attended the fourth annual Highlander Poolooza on Friday, Oct. 5 held at the Student Recreation Center (SRC) pool complex. The successful event has been a collaboration between ASPB and the SRC...

Flying Samaritans offers pre-med students the chance to serve and learn

Upon hearing good Samaritans, one would imagine an individual passing out meals to the homeless or donating money to a health organization. However, at UCR, we have our very own “Flying Samaritans”—also known as...

Consumerism meets technology: M.T. Anderson discusses the dangers of innovation

When M.T. Anderson wrote “Feed” in 2001, he did not expect his predictions about smartphone culture to come true. Almost two decades later, Anderson’s book resembles reality more and more closely. Dealing with themes...

Dorming 101

Among the excitement of college life is dorming. Living in a residence hall is a unique experience that people either love or hate. Yet, navigating the dorm life does not have to be difficult....

Veterans Resource Center helps veteran students reintegrate on campus

“Veterans of what?” was a phrase Tami Thacker, the Veteran Services Coordinator at the Veterans Resource Center (VRC), would often hear from young people on campus when mentioning U.S. Military veteran students. After being hired...

What I wish I knew as an incoming first-year

Yes, you made it into college and you may have just moved into your dorm room or gotten your schedule of college courses for the fall. It is easy to get overwhelmed by the...