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Restaurant Review: Tacos El Camaroncito

4.5/5 Stars After accidentally passing by what appeared to be an abandoned, white shack several times on a rather obscure street corner, I finally came to the realization that the little building was a restaurant...

Hope for a cure: UCR shows strength at Relay for Life

How do you talk about cancer? How do you talk about the disease that caused 8.2 million deaths in 2012, that causes the second-highest number of deaths in the United States, that will cause...

#metoo: How UCR expands the conversation on sexual violence

Claudia Jimenez, a second-year political science major, first heard about the #metoo movement while watching the Ellen Show. “Ellen was going over how she had seen the movement blow up on Twitter. Initially I...

Dance Marathon 2012: Dancing For A Cause

Last Saturday night, almost 300 students gathered at the Student Recreation Center for the UCR Dance Marathon 2012. Most of them started dancing around 6 p.m. and did not stop until midnight. A shared...

Spotlight: Abyssinian Student Union rallies for Ethiopian immigrants

“Students of UC Riverside are against the violence in Saudi Arabia” read the large black letters scrawled onto a plain, white canvas by UC Riverside’s Abyssinian Student Union (ASU) President Menbere Dejenie and fellow ASU...

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...

TEDxUCR: “Amplify” intensifies the atmosphere with stories about empathy, music and bravery

In last year’s TEDxUCR, which was given the theme “Reaction,” speakers who varied from a New York Times best-selling author to a current UCR history major with a knack for taekwondo took the stage...

Ways to treat your single self on Valentine’s

Dear Highlanders,   As a single, early 20-something female, the ubiquitous, socio-cultural, commercialized malarky that is Valentine’s Day only highlights my countless misguided attempts at flirting or the imperfections of my Elle Woods-inspired “Bend and Snap.”...

Investigative journalist cautions students against complacency

On Jan. 21, investigative journalist Seth Rosenfeld came to UCR to discuss his book “Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals, and Reagan’s Rise to Power” at Orbach Science Library. The book details the...

Restaurant Review: Baguette Bakery and Cafe

Solid off-campus restaurants are somewhat hard to find. Students usually have to sprout wings to find quality food within a five-mile radius and do it on a student budget. Then, when something new emerges...