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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Campus Cope: First-generation students

As UCR’s student population continues to rise, it is important to keep in mind that more than half of undergraduates are first-generation students, who face their own unique set of problems. For example, parents...

Campus Spotlight: The Well celebrates their 10th anniversary

On Friday, Nov. 8, The Well, the campus health center, celebrated its 10th anniversary since its establishment. The center threw a birthday celebration from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the HUB 248, to...

Under the Kilt: Navigating college as an undocumented, first-generation student

Being a first-generation student is difficult and it’s even more difficult with the added layer of being undocumented. An undocumented individual is not a legal citizen or resident of the United States, which presents...

Highlander History: Creat’R Lab

On the first floor of the Orbach Science Library is the Creat’R Lab where students are free to experience various gadgets from sewing machines to VR headsets. The Creat’R Lab was started by UCR’s librarians...

Fall Nooner: Dia de Los Muertos

  Typically, we see death as a sad part of our lives. In some cultures, however, people celebrate Dia de Los Muertos with optimism and believe that even though their loved ones aren't with them...

Campus Spotlight: The Center for Ideas and Society

Correction: This article was corrected to reflect these following changes: Professor Georgia Warnke did not state the purpose of the center was to heal a broken world. Joe Childers is the former Dean of...

Campus Cope: Dealing with midterm stress

Everyone is going through midterms, it’s not fun (we know), but here are some tips and ideas to help you through this trying time. 1. Make sure to eat before you study. If you are...

Highlander’s Food Truck Festival Review Fall 2019

  Here's our review of the food trucks we adored and abhorred at UCR's 2019 Fall Food Truck Festival! Hope you don't get hungry reading it. Oaxaca on Wheels Chicken Mole Tacos $11 | Samuel Harrison, SSW Served in an unassuming cardboard tub, the Chicken Mole Tacos...

R’Garden Festival

By: Ashley Perez, CW | Adriana Mandujano Angel, CW On Saturday, Oct. 26, the R’Garden hosted the first Fall Harvest Festival. The festival was hosted in Lot 30, where UCR’s first pumpkin patch was located. The...

Spooky Season: Botanical beauty and its beast

Botanic Gardens Giant: By Sabrina Hunter, CW Underneath the gardens bloom, The roots grow deep. But just beneath their reach, A giant sleeps.   There he’s been for a thousand years. His disturbed slumber makes for rustling bushes, Turning in his sleep, making...