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Sunday, January 24, 2021

UCR students gaining cosmic knowledge at the first astronomy lecture of the year

On Jan. 7, the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Physics Department hosted a virtual lecture with Dr. Varoujan Gorjian who works at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). The JPL is a research facility...

Tea Time With Terry’s mission to share art

From Aug. 10 to Jan. 8, Terry Lee Hastings, the arts’ event coordinator at UCR Palm Desert, and his co-host, Terry Ray, hosted a series of virtual discussions to share the work of local...

Scientific trailblazers: Celebrating UC’s Nobel Prize winners

On Thursday, Dec. 3, the University of California (UC) held a virtual discussion titled, "In Conversation: UC’s 2020 Nobel Prize Winners on Changing the World Through Scientific Discovery," in honor of four individuals who...

The silver lining of 2020: Inciting introspection and growing new friendships

Around this time last year, I remember studying at Rivera and being hopeful for the new year. I thought that 2020 would be my year. I would be turning 21, starting my senior year...

Rose

Days like today,  I see myself as a rose.  Soft petals, red thorns.    If I let myself be picked, I hope I am treated well.  I wouldn’t want to change  A thing about me.    If I am picked apart,  Changed to be...

Campus Cope: It’s still possible to embrace the holiday spirit during the pandemic —...

My favorite time of the year has always been the holiday season. I remember the time I spent as a child helping my grandmother make tamales and ponche, eagerly awaiting the arrival of my...

Guest lecturer: Bretman Rock glows with confidence

On Tuesday, Nov. 25, ASPB held a Q&A session with Bretman Rock. The event was co-sponsored by the Asian Pacific Student Programs and the LGBT Resource Center. Rock is a Filipino-American influencer who has...

Questioning your gender identity? The LGBT Resource Center and Dr. Alexis Ungerer are here...

On Wednesday, Nov. 25, the LGBT Resource Center (LGBTRC) held a discussion and Q&A titled “Dismantling and Understanding Your Gender with Dr. Alexis Ungerer.” The event took place over Zoom at 5 p.m.   Assistant Director...

Bittersweet

Age led me to believe That young love is bittersweet.  From the first hug to the first kiss,  Moments too sweet to miss.    Awkward glances across the room, Hoping they will notice you.  The romantic’s sweet yet subtle ruse To capture...

Celebrating community: UCR’s first virtual Umoja Day

The first ever virtual Umoja Day was hosted by Umoja at UCR on Wednesday, Nov. 18. The word “Umoja” means “unity” in Swahili, and Umoja at UCR is a club meant to help bring...