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Thursday, December 5, 2019

UCR Around the Globe: Russia

Name: Neil Crowley Year: Senior Major: History, Anthropology Area of Study: Russian Area Studies Country: RussiaI always had wanted to weather a Russian winter.  For some reason, I thought doing so would give me an insight I lacked—considering...

Emotional and socio-economic implications of retail therapy

After taking a last bite of Thanksgiving dinner, scores of people rushed over to major retail stores to line up for Black Friday sales, entranced by the possibility of securing doorbuster deals. At some...

Dear Freshman Me

Dear Freshman Nelson, I regret to inform you that your preconception of college going by slowly like high school is a sorely misguided notion. As a super-senior typing this during his last 10 weeks here,...

The Freshman Fifteen: Class Registration

1) Look up your registration time on Growl Seemingly obvious? Yes. But do a lot of people forget? Also yes.   2) Don’t be afraid to explore For example, a lot of general biology classes fill up, but...

UCR student’s bone marrow donation saves life of Iowa man

Alex Fishburn is a 22-year-old history major at UC Riverside. Grant Vietor is a 46-year-old basketball coach from Iowa. You would be hard-pressed to find two individuals more distinct than these two, but thanks...

Under the Kilt: What the Internet has taught me about dating

It’s no surprise that in this modern age, we turn to the internet for help. Sick? Enter your symptoms at WebMD! (Although I strongly advise against that, because after a few scrolls you may...

Restaurant Review: Overcharged for my leafy greens at Salad Buzz

2.5/5 stars   Maybe I’m just a picky eater but I usually don’t like brown edges on my leafy greens. It’s terrible that it’s the initial thought I have in my head when I think of...

Sexual assault survivors take back the night

Sexual assault is one of those things that people don’t talk about in polite conversation. After all, the topic is heavy. It’s something that many people understand happens, but only in the abstract sense...

Campus Cope: From humble beginnings to the real world: Coping with senior year fears

Edward Dave: Expectations: Many moons ago, as a novice freshman, I had my entire four years of college mapped out. I was going to take four classes, average 16-17 units every quarter and graduate two quarters...

Pumpkin Pizzazz, Episode 4: No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Thought we were gone? Well, you thought wrong. “Pumpkin Pizzazz” never leaves (except after this week). Last week, we concluded the much-savored “three-course” food series titled, “Pumpkin Pizzazz,” which was intended to feature a...