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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Read Me, Thank You: A project for social change

Imagine setting your books down by a table on campus, winded from the hustle-and-bustle of the day. After a moment you notice a sealed envelope with the note “read me” inscribed on it. Puzzled,...

22nd annual Noche Cultural brings the stage to life

Around 200 people attended Chicano Student Programs’ (CSP) 22nd Annual Noche Cultural, featuring four unique Latinx-inspired performances in the University Theatre. This event was held on Saturday, Feb. 6 and was co-sponsored by Radio...

Finstagram Fad

Social media has reached a new level of importance in the everyday life of the typical millennial. Most have more than one platform of social media — with Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr...

Restaurant Review: Punjab Palace

4.5 out of 5 stars I’ve heard many things about this restaurant, and I figured it was about time I tried some local Indian food from our very own Punjab Palace here at the intersection...

Highlander Interview: UC President Mark Yudof

On March 2, Highlander Editor-in-Chief Chris LoCascio sat down with UC President Mark Yudof in Oakland to discuss his take on some of the biggest issues that face students and the UC today. The...

Three simple ways to academic excellence

The key to getting wonderful grades isn’t as mysterious as people think. People study for hours on end trying to absorb an exorbitant amount of knowledge into their brains and it usually never goes...

Raising awareness for AIDS through performance

I made my way to the HUB Plaza on a gloomy Thursday evening in hopes of entertainment and a chance to expand my knowledge on the impact of AIDS on college students, including but...

Laverne Cox: Taking a brave stand

Laverne Cox, a transgender woman famous for her role as Sophie Berset in the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” visited UCR last Wednesday on May 7 to discuss the trials she faced...

There can be only one: Final Last Words of Wisdom

Well, call up Iron Maiden and Ernest Hemingway because the clock is two minutes to midnight and the bell is about to toll for me. I’m about to leave you, UCR. I’ve had a...

The Digital World with Ryan Simon: How Nokia’s Lumia 900 May Save Windows Phone

It is a difficult time for Microsoft and their Windows Phone 7 (WP7) mobile operating system. While Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android are able to entice new users, WP7 continues its struggle to garner...