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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Highlander Diaries: Homesickness

In our new section titled “Highlander Diaries,” we at Features allow students to send in “Dear Diary”-formatted journal entries regarding a topic of our choice, allowing Highlanders to speak more personally to the school...

Campus Cope: Adjusting back to school

Whether you’ve been sleeping and Netflix-ing away to your heart’s content, enjoying delicious homemade meals, working or even keeping busy with other classes and obligations, the moment you’ve been dreading or anticipating is finally...

Graduating? How to make the most of your last weeks at UCR

For many of us, UCR has been our home for several years. We entered the campus blissfully unaware of our futures, and now we will be leaving changed for the better with a new...

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...

More than a spring fling: Finding friendship before summer

As we head into the summer, some students may feel they haven’t made enough friends to socialize with. It’s a concern that’s common across campus. For graduating students you are moving on, and likely...

Campus Cope: Final meltdown

Preparation Winter break is the light at the end of the finals week tunnel, but first we must soldier on, bubble in those Scantrons and write in those blue books. Over the years it’s been...

Living in a “Black Mirror”-esque reality: How to prevent the dangers of social media

How many times have you opened up Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat in the past day? If you’re like any normal college student, you probably look at your various social media platform a couple...

Campus Cope: making the most of your time

The road to productivity is an uphill battle indeed. Productivity has been a main source of peril for students since the concept of school and work were created. Many people have the idea that...

Pressing pause during midterms: The importance of breaks

Every college student handles midterm season differently. Whether you cope by spending dozens of hours in the library or sleeping to deny all responsibility, everyone has their preference. But how can we make sure...

How can commuters get involved in school?

Many students at UC Riverside have the benefit of living in the on-campus dorms, apartments and other living spaces near campus. There are many students, however, who commute to campus. Commuters face a greater...