Thursday, June 20, 2024
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 early with the combined units I obtained from AP courses in high school. At some point I would join a frat and begin a brotherhood...
With over half of the fall quarter already complete and winter fast approaching, registration is on everyone’s mind. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when registering for your classes:  Don’t wait till the last minute Classes fill up really fast, so be sure to know when your registration opens so you can have first dibs on classes. You...
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Going into a STEM major such as Computer Science can prove extremely challenging, especially given the competitive nature of the field and the strenuous workload. It’s not uncommon for students to run into countless obstacles that are overwhelming for them. With that said, here are some tips provided by fellow computer science students that ensure success in whatever CS...
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Welcome back, cry babies! As we near finals week, crying on campus becomes a much more common occurrence. The 8:00 a.m. sob sesh in Lot 30 while you are skipping class or in the back of that lecture you really hate hits different when you don’t understand anything that is being tested for on the exam next week. If...
  What is your favorite memory from the 2015-2016 school year related to UCR? “That feeling of knowing when you have all your units...like when you get … your graduation application approved.” -Brianna Esparza, Sociology, Fourth-year “Spring Splash would be the most interesting one because I wasn’t able to attend Block Party and seeing everyone just gather together and party together was...
As you’re rushing out the door in a frenzy with a banana drooping down your mouth, clutching a Starbucks in one hand and clasping your backpack in another, you come to the revelation that you forgot to do that essay prompt for English 1B — that A never seemed more distant. Failing to multitask and prioritize is an epidemic...
Spring quarter is almost over and many of us are already thinking about summer. With summer comes a lot of heat but also a time to have fun when we aren’t too busy stressing over school. It’s important to have time to relax and take care of yourself and summer is the perfect time to start. Some of these...
The average college student is constantly on a budget. Because of that, it’s important to learn how to make meals that will save you money while lasting a considerable amount of time. Being conscious about what you eat will end up saving you extra money – and you might end up creating a new, impromptu meal that you’ll be...
Even if the academic year has just started, you’re going to need a bucket list of things to do when it’s time to unwind from the stress that comes from finals or a frustrating professor. Luckily, UC Riverside and Riverside County at large have a great array of things to do when you turn study mode off and recuperation...
College, and really life in general, is a balancing act. At times, it can be challenging to manage your time properly. Here are a few tips on balancing school with life.  Identify time wasters  There are only so many hours in a day, and we often see our time wasted by scrolling through the endless abyss that is social media. While...