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Friday, April 19, 2019

Mom’s hummus — from my table to yours

The origins of hummus can be traced to as far back as Cairo, Egypt during the 13th century, but it certainly has not lost its taste nor popularity. I know that on my dad’s...

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...

Freshman 15: Fifteen bits of interest from the returners to the newcomers

“If we were freshmen, we would be excited for…” Block Party! Meeting new people and making new friends Cuddling with all the stray cats Working out at the new student recreation center TedxRiverside in October. Get inspired to lead...

Best of both worlds: entrepreneurship and college life

Among UCR’s student body are full-time student athletes, artists and even self-starting entrepreneurs. Jaijeet Kakkar, who goes by Jai, is a third-year engineering student and one of the founders of IMPRUE, an internationally recognized...

Kristin’s Story

“The pain, the stench, the look of hate in his eyes. It’s finally over. And now a blackness has come over me,” wrote Kristin Cooper in a poem. Kristin Cooper was a victim of...

The Highlander Poolooza: starting off the quarter with a splash

On a blazing hot Thursday at 2 p.m., eager and hungry students lined up by the student recreation center to attend one of the first ASPB events of the school year: the Highlander Poolooza....

Highlanders Abroad

“It really was the time of my life” Last July, I went to Japan as part of an ongoing study abroad agreement between UCR and our sister school, Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan. Just saying...

Alumni Spotlight: Arjun Patel and Bryan Trang, creators of Beepyo

“Here’s a scenario: Let’s say you were camping at Coachella this weekend but you don’t have a tent. But buying a tent for a one-time use can be expensive, so what would you do?...

Black History Month begins with a bang

Riverside’s winter weather proved to be not so wintry once again as a much-too-warm 80 degrees persisted on Wednesday afternoon. Highlanders dashed off to their classes and away from the blazing sun, passing the...

UCR students enjoy a cool, peaceful retreat at Scotty’s Beach Club

On a sweltering Thursday, June 1 afternoon, ASPB hosted the Scotty's Beach Club event at the SRC pool as an end-of-the-year extravaganza for students who wanted to get their mind off of school as...